Grants for Scientific Research
In 1994 the BIAL Foundation launched a Grants programme for scientific research with the aim of encouraging the research into healthy human being’s physical and mental processes, namely in fields still largely unexplored but which warrant further scientific analysis, as Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
Since its launch, applications to the BIAL Foundation Grants have been increasing. Up to now 692 projects have been supported, involving about 1500 researchers from 25 countries.
The approved applications have benefited from grants in amounts ranging from €5,000 to €50,000. The amount to be granted is fixed by the Scientific Board according to the needs of each project.
The research projects funded by the BIAL Foundation resulted in the publication of 910 articles in indexed journals, 749 of which in journals with an average impact factor of 3.5 and 130 in journals with an impact factor greater than 5. In March 2018, there was a substantial number of citations (12.737), with one of the papers being cited 353 times.
Among the researchers supported by the BIAL Foundation, is worth highlighting the presence of scientists from prestigious universities from the United Kingdom, United States, Germany, France, Australia, Russia, Spain and Japan, among many others.