Background
Created in 2007 by the AXA Group , the Fund will award 100 million Euros over five years to finance innovative research.
Mission
To encourage research in a number of disciplines that touch on the risks, challenges and major transformations that affect our rapidly changing world.
Geographic focus
European Union, Northern and Central America; Asia; Middle East; Africa
Programme areas
The AXA Research Fund supports scientists and institutions of excellence worldwide, where research is linked to life, societal and environmental risks.

• Environmental risks
• Life risks
• Societal risks

Environmental risks
• Natural catastrophes

Life risks
• Ageing and long-term care
• Addictions and risky behaviors
• Emerging biomedical risks

Societal risks
• Geopolitical risks
• Macro-economic, financial and social risks
• Large corporate risks