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Projects, contracts and grants

Since IMDEA came into being in 2007, there has been a steady growth in the number of research projects and contracts in which researchers from IMDEA institutes have participated. These have totalled around 1,500.

Projects and contracts 2019

In 2019 there were more than 240 projects and 96 research contracts. Among these there has been a particular predominance of projects funded by the European Union and other international organisations (amounting more than 40% of the total) as well as national bodies (43%).


Since the creation of the IMDEA institutes their researchers have obtained around 530 grants enabling recruitment of personnel. This includes support from international organisations, representing around 50% of the total, in particular, those of the European Commission AMAROUT programme, which has enabled the IMDEA institutes to recruit almost 140 researchers to its network.