Facts & Figures

Facts and Figures

The Foundation's total fund

The Foundation's total fund amounted to CHF 8.7 million (end of 2017).


Money granted from 1977 to 2017

Between 1977 and 2017, the R. Geigy Foundation supported the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute with a total of CHF 25,461'850.

CHF 9,615,389 (37.8 %) supported research activities, mainly in Switzerland, Tanzania, Liberia and other countries. CHF 3,259,352 funded doctoral research while CHF 353,410 contributed to postdoctoral research and CHF 372,338 was spent on training Swiss TPH collaborators, corresponding to a share of 15.7 % for education and training.

CHF 9,677,273 were made available to provide infrastructure and CHF 382,471 provided instruments and equipment together comprising 39.5 % of funds.

From the Eremitage Fund, CHF 498,082 (2.0%) supported various projects.

The Anniversary package for the institutes 70th anniversary, etc. amounted to CHF 1'303,536 (5.1 %).


Managing Director of the R. Geigy Foundation
Ulrich Wasser

Vice-President of the R. Geigy Foundation
Jean-Marc Joerin