The mission of the Fundación Banco Sabadell is to promote and support activities related with culture, young talent and innovation. For this reason, we collaborate with organisations that undertake projects within these spheres and we organise and award the Banco Sabadell Foundation Prize for Biomedical Research, the Banco Sabadell Foundation Prize for Economics Research and the Banco Sabadell Foundation Science and Engineering Award, as well as awarding different grants for research.

Below, we provide more information on the prizes, the research grants and the steps to follow to present a project.

Banco Sabadell Foundation Prize for Biomedical Research

The Fundación Banco Sabadell awards this prize with the aim of recognising the excellence of young professionals with an important track record in the field of biomedical research and the health sciences, who are outstanding in their speciality for their capacity for innovation. The award offers a prize of 50,000 euros and a work by a contemporary Spanish sculptor.

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Jury 2018

Winners 2018—2006

Banco Sabadell Foundation Prize for Economic Research

The Fundación Banco Sabadell awards this prize with the aim of acknowledging the work of Spanish researchers in the fields of economic, business and social knowledge, to contribute towards the analysis and formulation of alternatives that promote social wellbeing. The value of the prize is 30,000 euros.

Call: closed / Terms of the call

Jury 2018

Winners 2018—2002

Banco Sabadell Foundation Science and Engineering Award

Banco Sabadell Foundation, with the aim of encouraging and rewarding the work of Spanish researchers in the elds of science and engineering, has opened the call for the first edition of the Banco Sabadell Foundation award for Science and Engineering 2017, with BIST (Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology).

Call: closed / Terms of the call

Jury 2018

Winners 2018—2017

Design Award ANFACO- Banco Sabadell Foundation

Banco Sabadell Foundation and ANFACO CECOPESCA call this prize with the aim of selecting young designers to design the commemorative plaque to celebrate 115 years of ANFACO-CECOPESCA, under the claim “CATA LA LATA” which will then be displayed at the ANFACO museum in 2019. This initiative aims to recognise and develop the creative talent of young designers, and give them the opportunity to showcase their work. The award offers a prize of 6,000 euros.


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Research Grants

The Banco Sabadell Foundation is offering 15 grants for Spanish researchers who are in the final stages of completing their doctoral theses at a Spanish university or Spanish science centre. Grants are exclusively applicable for research in the fields of social sciences and humanities. The purpose of the grants is to fund research visits at Spanish or foreign universities, Spanish or foreign research centres and other activities relating to the doctoral thesis.

The value of each of the grants is 6,000 euros, an amount that may vary according to the budget and circumstances of each proposal.


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If you have a project that fits in with our spheres of action, you can provide us with more details and information to enable us to evaluate your application by filling in the following form:

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