Organisation and governance

The Fund is made up of several different organs.

The Fund's team ensures liaison with institutions seeking funding: it receives applications and follows up on accepted projects.

The Scientific Board's mission is to select the projects to receive funding.
View composition of the Scientific Board

The Scientific Board relies on assessments made by a network of Experts who are internationally recognized in their fields.

The AXA Group's Management Committee, based on the recommendations of the Scientific Board, makes the ultimate decision on allocating funds.

The team

  • It is permanent
  • It implements the Fund's research policy and provides the contact point for academic institutions
  • It assures the writing up of contracts and follow-up with partners
  • It develops and strengthens networks of academic partners

 

The Scientific Board

  • It is composed of internationally renowned academics and AXA experts
  • It selects and assesses projects based on the recommendations of the network of Experts
  • It helps to build and develop the network of Experts

 

The network of Experts

  • It is composed of more than 800 internationally renowned scientists in the fields covered by the Fund
  • It assesses the projects submitted and makes recommendations to the Scientific Board

 

Granted projects

€ 114 million committed, 410 research projects supported in 30 countries, 49 different nationalities.

Find out more about granted projects

News

Science in Pictures: Science is Beautiful !

Watch Researchers supported by the AXA Research Fund showcase themselves... they look amazing! Through a video loop also available on youtube, discover 10 AXA Research Fellows' daily work as they strive to crack unsolved mysteries behind some of the risks that matter to us all!

NEW 2013 Institutional Movie

Discover the results and new orientations of the AXA Research Fund, through its 2013 institutional Movie: new Funding Schemes, new Risk Research Observatory, Selection Process & Governance, Thematic Priorities...Welcome to our Community!

How to obtain funding

Institutions and researchers: find out more about our grants.