FOT news: The 2024/25 Call for Research Fellowships on Colorectal Cancer opens.

Relay in the Technical Secretariat

In the meeting of the Board of Trustees on March 31, the relief in the functions as Technical Secretary of mr. Joan Montsech Roca, who submitted her resignation due to age. The patrons thanked Mr. Montsech the dedication and good dealing with the Technical Secretariat of the Foundation since its inception in 2003 to the […]

Title of Colorectal Cancer Research Grants

At the joint meeting of the Board of Trustees and the Scientific Committee of the Foundation held on 21 October 2021, the terms and conditions of the 2022/2023 Call were approved. Among the resolutions adopted, it was decided that for the next and subsequent meetings, and in order to honour the memory of Mr. Josep […]

Amendments to the Foundation’s statutes

In anticipation of the changes that are planned to expand the composition and structure of the Board of Trustees, the Statutes have been amended to adapt them to the new format. The modifications consist of increasing the maximum number of trustees from 7 to 10 and the creation of the figure of the vice-president, who […]

Awards Ceremony for the 2018/2019 Grants

Awards Ceremony for the 2018/2019 Grants (From left to right:) Mr. J.Martí (General Director Parc Taulí), Mr R.Vidal (Sabadell City Hall Health Director), M. Custodio (President Parc Taulí), Mr M.Serracant (Mayor of Sabadell), Drª L.Valle (Consolidated Research Grant), Mr. Josep Bombardó (FOT President ), Sr. J.Carbonell (FOT Secretary). Drª C. Fernández (Emerging Research Grant), Mr […]

Academic awards ceremony grant call 2017/18

2018 outreach award granted From left to right: Mr Joan Montsech (FOT), Sr. M.Custodio (President Parc Taulí), Dr. R.Toledo (Emerging Research Grant), Dr. M.Esteller (Consolidated Research Grant), Dr.MT.Solé (FOT), Mr. M.Serracant (Mayor of Sabadell),Mr. Josep Bombardó (FOT President ), Sr. Jordi Carbonell ( FOT Secretary), Sr. R.Vidal (Sabadell City Hall Health Director) The 13th edition […]

2018 outreach award granted

2018 outreach award granted Dr. Maria Lluïsa Baré receives the award We granted the 2018 Outreach Award, created by the Olga Torres Foundation (FOT), during the main event of Sabadell’s Night of Science and Knowledge, held in the Auditorium at the Antiga Caixa Sabadell 1859 Foundation’s Cultural Space on April 12, 2018. The second annual […]

2018 Night of Science and Knowledge celebrated in Sabadell

2018 Night of Science and Knowledge celebrated in Sabadell View of the auditorium The main event of Sabadell’s Night of Science and Knowledge drew a large audience to the Auditorium at the Antiga Caixa Sabadell. Featuring several awards, grants, and recognition for scientific achievement, the event –hosted by journalist Sergi Garcés– paired academic content with […]

The legacy of the Sabadell painter Pere Almiron

The legacy of the Sabadell painter Pere Almiron The painter Pere Almiron In September 2017, this painter and draftsman artist died of cancer, leaving behind an important pictorial collection. His heirs offered to cede a part of his works to the FOT to aid the collection of resources for cancer investigations. In January 2018, family […]

Academic awards ceremony grant call. Conference Dr. Manel Esteller

On 19 April 2018, a public ceremony will be held at the Auditorium of the Corporación Sanitaria Parc Taulí in Sabadell to present the cheques to the winners of the 2017/18 call for applications. The keynote speech will be given by Dr. Manel Esteller 15 March 2018