Thank you for Supporting our Research

Donations to the ICGEB help to develop life saving treatments, diagnostic tools and innovative therapies through research lines that aim to contribute to the Sustainable Development Agenda. Support our international teams of scientist and cutting-edge research in Trieste, New Delhi and Cape Town, to advance medical, plant and industrial biotechnology.

Our research teams work on Infectious Diseases (dengue, chikungunya, Zika, HIV/AIDS, and vaccine design for tuberculosis; African trypanosomiasis, leishmaniasis and helminthic infections, such as bilharzia and chronic diseases: allergic asthma, colitis and malaria.

Research into addressing cardiovascular disorders, immunisation against breast cancer and dengue virus infection; human hereditary mutations (Crigler-Najjar Syndrome, haemophilias, cystic fibrosis and spinal muscular atrophy) and neurodegeneration (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, frontotemporal lobar degeneration, Alzheimer’s and motor neuron disease) is championed by teams working in Non-Communicable Diseases. These groups also work on mechanisms of cancer development, such as chronic lymphocytic leukemia, for novel therapeutics. In Medical Biotechnology researchers work to produce biosimilar drugs to increase know-how and capabilities of pharmaceutical industries in Member States; recombinant diagnostics (for HCV, HBV, HIV, dengue viruses, celiac disease), and vaccines against dengue and TB infection.

Our scientists are developing biofuels with novel enzymes and algal oils and investigate metabolic models of bacteria and marine cyanobacteria to produce biofuel candidate molecules for Industrial Biotechnology. Teams working on Plant Biology and Biotechnology strive for crop improvement in rice and other food plants (nutritional value of cereals, legumes, tomatoes); cotton (virus resistance and fibre quality) and expressing xylanase in tobacco plants for biofuel production.

Training programmes support young scientists throughout the world. You can contribute to the success of young researchers by sponsoring FellowshipsGrants or participation in international scientific Meetings.

Thank you for making your contribution by selecting one of the options below or contact us at, phone +39 040 375 7365/7304, for any information or support. We shall be pleased to help.

Donations via bank transfer
ICGEB – External Fund
Account no. : 30005568
IBAN: IT 59 K 02008 02230 000030005568 – SWIFT:  UNCRITM10PA
Please, always include “donation” and your email in the purpose of payment.

Online donations by credit card or Paypal (coming soon)

5 per mille (for taxpayers in Italy)

Did you know you can allocate 5/1000 (“5 per mille”) of your tax returns to the ICGEB?

To donate your “5 per mille” to the ICGEB and help us support young researchers and their study of infectious diseases, oncology, genetic, cardiovascular and neurodegenerative diseases, sign in the appropriate space: “Funding for Scientific Research and University” on your income tax return and indicate our tax number: 90031700322

Scegli di destinare all’ICGEB il tuo 5 per mille al momento della dichiarazione dei redditi, e aiuta l’ICGEB a sostenere i propri ricercatori e i loro studi nei campi delle malattie infettive, oncologia, malattie genetiche, cardiovascolari e neurodegenerative. Firma nell’apposito spazio “Finanziamento alla Ricerca Scientifica e dell’Università” nella tua dichiarazione dei redditi e indica il nostro codice fiscale: 90031700322

ICGEB Building Careers

Our success stories include careers built through Fellowship and Return Grant funding, launching passionate young scientists as Principal Investigators heading their own labs back in their home countries. Coming soon

For further information
Fundraising, TT and Innovation Office
Tel: +39 040 375 7365, 7304