Background
Fundación Ramón Areces is a non-profit organisation whose main objective is to stimulate and support scientific and technical research in Spain, and to promote education and culture. It was constituted by Ramón Areces Rodrígues in 1976. It was classified as a private cultural foundation under the auspices of the Ministry of Education.
Mission
To promote and develop scientific and technical research, as well as education and culture.
Geographic focus
Spain and Portugal
Programme areas
The foundation works in three specific areas:

• Life and Material Sciences
• Social Sciences
• Humanities