Why support the ICM?

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THE Institut du Cerveau – ICM IS A RESPONSE TO A CHALLENGE TO PUBLIC HEALTH

1 person in 8 is directly concerned by diseases of the nervous system (Alzheimer disease, Parkinson disease, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, brain tumours, paraplegia, depression, …). And with the aging of the population, this figure will increase even further. Prevent, cure, care for patients with these diseases that affect millions of persons is our challenge. A challenge that we can only meet WITH YOU and the mobilisation of everyone.

THE Institut du Cerveau – ICM MOBILISES INTERNATIONAL TEAMS OF EXCELLENCE

After rigorous selection of high level talents, we have surrounded ourselves with the most eminent experts in the world on diseases of the brain and spinal cord.

The Institut du Cerveau – ICM IS A UNIQUE MODEL FOR PATIENTS

In the Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospital we associate, on the same site, physicians, researchers and patients. The interval that separates a scientific discovery from the development of a new treatment is thus considerably reduced. The patients benefit more rapidly.

THE Institut du Cerveau – ICM ACCELERATES RESEARCH

Our organisation favours transversal and multidisciplinary collaborations among specialists in different domains: a factor that enables them to “transcend” their competencies and produce better results.

THE Institut du Cerveau – ICM HAS EXCEPTIONAL CORE FACILITIES

We dispose of avant-garde core facilities and an exceptional centre of biological resources, resources that concur for a better understanding of diseases of the brain and spinal cord.

THE Institut du Cerveau – ICM ENHANCES THE VALUE OF RESEARCH

Added value is at the heart of research; the partnerships established with industry, notably the pharmaceutical industry, leads to a veritable acceleration of research.

THE Institut du Cerveau – ICM IS AT THE CROSSROADS OF NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH

The Institut du Cerveau – ICM is integrated in a world-wide network associating the great neuroscience centres in the realization of joint research programs. The ambition of the studies performed requires close collaborations with French and international research centres.

THE Institut du Cerveau – ICM GUARANTEES THAT YOUR DONATIONS ARE USED WELL

Your generosity is the motor of our action. It is also a sign of your confidence in us. The financial transparency that our foundation of recognized public utility insists upon is the proof of the efficacy of our management.

YOUR SUPPORT OF THE Institut du Cerveau – ICM ALLOWS YOU TO BENEFIT FROM FISCAL ADVANTAGES

The Institut du Cerveau – ICM is a Foundation of recognized public utility. As such:

  • 66% of the amount of your contribution is deductible from your income tax, up to 20% of your taxable revenue
  • 75% of the amount of your contribution is deductible from the ISF (solidarity tax on fortunes) up to 50000 €
  • 60% of the amount of your contribution is deductible from corporation taxes, up to 0.5% of the turnover

INVEST YOURSELF IN THE Institut du Cerveau – ICM

You will work concretely to better the present and future well-being of millions of men and woman around the world. To enable researchers to advance more rapidly in their work and to bring real hope to patients, the Institut du Cerveau – ICM needs the support of everyone.