Madrid, 21 March, 2016
The CLH Group will participate in the sponsorship of the CNIO through an agreement aimed to support research and training of CNIO’s scientific personnel
Through this collaboration, the company joins ‘CNIO Friends’, a philanthropic platform for individuals, businesses or entities to raise public awareness about the importance of supporting cancer research
The Director of the Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO), Maria A. Blasco, and the President of the CLH Group, José Luis López de Silanes, met last Friday in the CNIO headquarters, in Madrid, to sign an agreement that will foster cooperation between both institutions. This agreement will allow the company to support research and training of research personnel, with the goal of advancing the development of innovative and specific therapies against cancer.
Through this collaboration, the CLH Group will join the ‘CNIO Friends’ community, a philanthropic platform for individuals, companies and entities to raise public awareness about the importance of supporting cancer research. After a year, this initiative has brought together close 600 Friends and collaborators. Thanks to them, the Centre recently launched a new post-doctoral contract programme to attract scientific talent to the Centre to combat cancer.
About the CNIO
The Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO) is a Spanish public institution dedicated to research into the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer. As one of the world’s leading Cancer Centres (SCImago 2015), the CNIO covers research across the entire R&D&I spectrum by integrating both basic and translational research; thereby ensuring that its scientific discoveries reach the Spanish National Health System quickly and efficiently, as well as the pharmaceutical & biotech industry.
About the CLH Group
The CLH Group is the leading company in Spain for oil product transportation and storage, with over 4,000 kilometres of pipeline and 40 storage facilities with a storage capacity of 8 million cubic metres, as well as 28 airport facilities. The CLH Group cooperates with its stakeholders to carry out projects that benefit society.
CNIO's Director, Maria A. Blasco (left) and the President of the CLH Group, José Luis López de Silanes, during the event at the CNIO. /CNIO