Selected grants

EC grants

IOCB has been successful in receiving different European Commission funding, including ERC Advanced Grants to Josef Michl and late Detlef Schröeder and ERC Starting Grant to Hana Cahová, Tomáš Slanina, and Milan Vrábel. See the full list. 

Projects of the EXCELES program

IOCB Prague has joined a series of unique research platforms in the areas of virology and bacteriology, oncology and metabolic diseases, and cardiovascular diseases: National Institute of Virology and Bacteriology (NIVB); National Institute for Cancer Research (NÚVR); and National Institute for the Study of Metabolic and Cardiovascular Diseases (CarDia)

Gilead Sciences Research Centre

A unique collaboration between IOCB Prague and Gilead Sciences, Inc. dates back to 1990s. A partnership program called Gilead Sciences Research Centre at IOCB Prague was established in 2006 with annual donations to expand IOCB efforts in the field of human diseases research.

ELIXIR CZ – Czech National Infrastructure for Biological Data

IOCB Prague is a coordinating institution of the ELIXIR CZ, the Czech node of the intergovernmental organization ELIXIR. ELIXIR has 23 members and brings together life science resources from across Europe. These resources include databases, software tools, training materials, cloud storage, and supercomputers.

MEYS Operational programs 

IOCB also receives funding from operational programs of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports co-financed by EU funds.

International projects

A number of prestigious international grants have been obtained by IOCB researchers, including EMBO Installation grants and projects funded by the British Medical Research Council (MRC). See other international projects. 

Inter-Excellence grants

IOCB has been successful in participating in several projects for bilateral cooperation with partners from the USA, Israel, and India. IOCB researchers are also partners of several consortia linked to the European Cooperation in Science and Technology (COST) Actions.