Fundación MAPFRE allocates 35 million euros to stop the spread of COVID-19, help families, and create jobs

2020-04-03T12:11:54+00:003 April 2020|Categories: News|

Out of this, 20 million euros will be used to purchase ventilators, and medical and personal protective equipment to help the fight against the illness in 27 countries. A further 5 million euros have been donated to the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) to speed up COVID-19 vaccine research. It will dedicate 10 million euros to [...]


Fundación MAPFRE postpones the celebration of the semifinals for its Social Innovation Awards

2020-04-01T08:38:28+00:001 April 2020|Categories: News|

In line with Fundación MAPFRE's commitment to society and its well-being and to safeguard the health of the entire society, under the circumstances arising from Covid-19, the entity has made the decision to postpone the celebration of the 2020 Social Innovation Awards semifinals. From this moment, and until they can be celebrated, the Foundation will promote [...]


Fundación MAPFRE brings the dialog between the work of Rodin and Giacometti to Spain for the first time

2020-02-07T12:27:26+00:007 February 2020|Categories: News|

Press kit. High-resolution images. The exhibition, curated by Catherine Chevillot, Catherine Grenier and Hugo Daniel, was made possible thanks to the generosity of the Musée Rodin and the Fondation Giacometti. On Tuesday, Fundación MAPFRE unveiled the Rodin-Giacometti exhibition in Madrid, which explores both the parallels and the disparities between the work of these two artists for [...]


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 [...]