The Domain of Action and its means

Officially approved by the prefectural order of 25 May 2007 published in the "Journal Officiel de la République Française", the SILAB - Jean PAUFIQUE Corporate Foundation contributes to the funding and recognition of research work on topics dealing with skin diseases. SILAB allocates its Corporate Foundation an annual budget of 60,000 euros to fund research. This sum is used to support young researchers (doctoral students or post-doctoral researchers) taking part in research work, in any scientific discipline, with potential applications in the diagnosis, prognosis and treatment of skin pathologies, in particular in the area of skin cancer.
The Corporate Foundation allocates each winner research funding of 20,000 euros per year, renewable over 3 years. This plan is aimed at research facilities operated as part of public institutions or of state-approved associations.

Candidate Selection

Selected candidates shall have indisputable scientific qualities but also strong human qualities.
The Governing Body of the SILAB - Jean PAUFIQUE Corporate Foundation, with the help of the Scientific Committee consisting of internationally renowned experts, shall retain the following criteria: the scientific value of the work presented, its practical applications and impact on Research into skin diseases.