The Kærtor Foundation and the Consortium of Biomedical Research Centers Network, M.P. (CIBER) of the Carlos III Institute of Health have just signed a framework collaboration agreement, to contribute jointly to the promotion of scientific and technical research in their respective areas of activity. To establish synergies, sharing of resources and knowledge from the global environment of research and open innovation, are the keys to this agreement.

The objective of CIBER is to promote the excellent research in Biomedicine and Health Sciences that is carried out in the National Healthcare and in the Science and Technology Systems. For this, interdisciplinary efforts and research resources are concentrated, with a preferential allocation of financial resources around different knowledge networks formed by centers and research groups of different administrations, from public and private institutions.

The agreement extends to the 11 thematic areas of CIBER that integrate its scientific program and cover the main health disciplines, listed below:

  • Bioengineering, Biomaterials and Nanomedicine (CIBERBBN)
  • Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases (CIBERDEM)
  • Pathophysiology of Obesity and Nutrition (CIBEROBN)
  • Hepatic and Digestive Diseases (CIBEREHD)
  • Rare Diseases (CIBERER)
  • Respiratory Diseases (CIBERES)
  • Epidemiology and Public Health (CIBERESP)
  • Mental Health (CIBERSAM)
  • Fragility and Healthy Aging (CIBERFES)
  • Cardiovascular Diseases (CIBERCV)
  • Cancer (CIBERONC)
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