Fundación MAPFRE and the APTB: fire prevention training saves lives

2019-12-26T13:46:46+00:0026 December 2019|Categories: News|

The city of Zaragoza, with its City Council at the forefront, will be holding the national launch of the 19th Fire Prevention Week along with its first activities. The 19th Fire Prevention Week will visit a total of 35 Spanish cities with the goal of helping the general public identify fire risks and to know what [...]


Fundación MAPFRE’s cultural program for the fall

2019-12-26T13:39:40+00:0026 December 2019|Categories: News|

The cultural program which Fundación MAPFRE will be carrying out in its Madrid and Barcelona exhibition halls will combine two painting exhibitions and one photography exhibition. In Madrid, our photography program kicks off on 12 September with the  Eamonn Doyle exhibition which brings the work of this Irish photographer to Spain for the first time and [...]


The Spanish startups RITHMI, SPEAKARE and NAVILENS have been chosen to compete in the grand final of the Fundación MAPFRE Awards for Social Innovation

2019-12-26T13:26:40+00:0026 December 2019|Categories: News|

Photo caption from left to right Óscar Lozano of RITHMI, Javier Pita of NAVILENS, José Manuel Inchausti, chairman of the judging panel and Marta Carruesco of SPEAKARE by Cubelizer The entrepreneurs, winners of the European semi-final, will be competing this upcoming 10 October, in Madrid, with other projects from Brazil, Colombia and Mexico. The goal of [...]


Fundación MAPFRE provides more than 100,000 euros in grants to social entities

2019-12-26T12:34:00+00:0026 December 2019|Categories: News|

 Nearly 30 small entities benefited from grants to promote projects related to health, education and employment. “This call for Grants is one of the projects which we at Fundación MAPFRE are the most enthusiastic about, since they are aimed at small social entities that help those who need it most. This was highlighted by Julio Domingo [...]


Fundación MAPFRE opens its call for applications for grants worth 315,000 euros in order to carry out research projects

2019-12-26T12:29:03+00:0026 December 2019|Categories: News|

Fundación MAPFRE has made a new call for applications for grants for a total of 315,000 Euros, open to academic and professional researchers and research teams that wish to develop research programs independently or within the scope of universities, hospitals, companies or research centers that they belong to. The Foundation offers its Ignacio H. Larramendi research [...]


Spanish scientists discover a new protein that prevents cell deterioration and delays the aging process

2019-12-26T12:16:09+00:0026 December 2019|Categories: News|

A team of researchers led by Professor Juan Carlos Izpisúa and Pedro Guillén have discovered new functions of the DGCR8 protein, vital to alleviating illnesses such as osteoarthritis. This major scientific breakthrough involved the participation of the Clínica CEMTRO, Fundación Dr. Pedro Guillén, Fundación MAPFRE, Fundación Telefónica, the Asociación de Futbolistas Españoles (AFE) and the Universidad Católica [...]


Fundación MAPFRE boosts 550 jobs through its employment grants program

2019-12-26T12:09:41+00:0026 December 2019|Categories: News|

66% of the beneficiaries were women. A significant percentage (38%) of the grants were geared towards the recruitment of young people from 18 to 30 years old and 43% for people between 30 and 50 years old. Significantly, 13% of recruitment was for people over 50 years old. The Foundation focused on communities with high unemployment [...]


Fundación MAPFRE presents its new cultural project in Barcelona

2019-12-26T12:04:17+00:0026 December 2019|Categories: News|

The foundation will open an art center focused on photography. Fundación MAPFRE has presented its new cultural project today in the Catalan capital, Barcelona. The initiative will involve the opening of an international center dedicated to photography which will lend continuity to the exhibition programs held thus far, but will also drive pioneering initiatives within the [...]


Fundación MAPFRE 2020 Exhibition program

2019-12-23T14:14:27+00:0023 December 2019|Categories: News|

• Rodin, Giacometti, Carrington, Pérez Siquier, Friedlander and Brandt are some of the big names who will be exhibiting in the Foundation's exhibition halls. • This year Fundación MAPFRE is also opening an art center dedicated to photography in Barcelona. Combining both painting and photography exhibitions as is customary for its exhibition schedule, Fundación MAPFRE will [...]


People with Asperger’s and other severe neurological disorders are the main beneficiaries of Fundación MAPFRE’s solidarity market

2019-12-23T12:14:53+00:0023 December 2019|Categories: News|

• Face painting, magic workshops and children's games are just a few of the many activities organized for kids at this market. • More than 50 volunteers will participate in the solidarity event • In Madrid, on Friday December 13 and Saturday December 14 For seventh year in a row, Fundación MAPFRE has organized its Solidarity [...]