Our objectives

The FRM stimulates and supports progress, that can improve and save lives.

For this, it works in the areas of lending support to medical research and scientific information.

Valérie Lemarchandel
“The aim of the FRM is to enable the most promising research work to be completed as quickly as possible and to contribute to the development of innovative, pioneering French medical research, supporting medical progress for all.”

Valérie Lemarchandel, Scientific Director

First Objective: support for research

By adopting a multidisciplinary approach, la FRM encourages, selects and finances promising research projects across all diseases : cancers, cardiovascular diseases, neurological and psychiatric diseases, infectious diseases, and others.

Convinced of the importance of fundamental research, the breeding ground for all medical innovation, the FRM lends its support to projects of excellence, aiming to increase the knowledge and know-how needed to develop innovative concepts at the origin of major advances, benefiting our health.

1 / Our Three Major Programs

2 / Our partnerships

In addition to its annual programs, the FRM is involved in numerous partnerships that allow it to broaden the scope of its biomedical research initiatives.

3 / Our awards

The Fondation pour la Recherche Médicale awards are presented each year at a ceremony that serves as a special moment for researchers and donors to meet.

See awards (FR)

4 / Our Sheltered Foundations

According to its statutes, the FRM has the possibility to act as an umbrella organization, sponsoring other organizations under its aegis, designated as “sheltered foundations” under French law. These other organizations must be dedicated to supporting medical research.

See our sheltered foundations (FR)

See the research foundations of researcher (FR)

Second Objective: scientific information

L'information scientifique

Through its educational activities, the Fondation pour la Recherche Médicale provides the general public with insight into the advances and challenges of medical research and enables donors to measure how their donations are actually helping researchers in their work.

It acts as a bridge between researchers and the general public using tool such as:

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