The economic figures of the Institute are another example of its high levels of competitiveness. The funding of IDIBAPS research, coming from multiple public sources but mainly from competitive research calls, ensures the sustainability and the leading capacity of the researchers and their scientific projects.
The funding of IDIBAPS during 2014 totalled more than 24.4 million Euros. Around 23 % of this amount corresponds to the contribution of the Generalitat de Catalunya from the Departament d’Economia i Coneixement (DECO) and the Departament de Salut (DSalut). The rest of the funding obtained by IDIBAPS during 2014 corresponds to calls for research funding (62 %), as well as contracts and cooperative agreements with private entities (11 %), IDIBAPS core facility services (3 %), and financial income sources.
Public and private resources for research
The funding obtained from public and private institutions is one of the main driving forces of research 2013 that make the excellence of the IDIBAPS possible. Some of the main public sources of funding are the European Commission (ERDF, FP7, H2020), the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness (MINECO), the Instituto de Salud Carlos III (ISCIII), the Agència de Gestió d’Ajuts Universitaris i de Recerca (AGAUR) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) of the United States, among many others. The IDIBAPS collaboration network is wide reaching, spanning the five continents and more than 40 countries. IDIBAPS’ researchers participate in hundreds of national and international consortia.