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10 new projects approved in the first quarter of 2017

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In the first quarter of 2017, 8 local development micro-initiatives and two research projects were approved by the Project Selection Committee and the Board of Directors respectively. The Air Liquide Foundation has approved a total of 264 projects since its creation in 2008, with 330 Air Liquide employees getting involved.

LOCAL DEVELOPMENT

Education & Training

  • Home schooling assistance for sick or injured students and pregnant minors - French Guiana
  • Entrepreneurship training for underprivileged young students - USA
  • Providing equipment for a center fighting social exclusion of underprivileged youths in Montreal - Canada

Access to water and energy

  • Photovoltaic energy supply for social microfinance institutions - Togo

Access to healthcare

  • Heart surgery for underprivileged children - Romania
  • Fitting out a social solidarity ambulance - Greece

Disability

  • Creation of a cultural center to provide therapeutic care for disabled people - Tunisia
  • Improved mobility for partially sighted elderly people - China

SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH

Healthcare / Respiration

  • Research on the stabilization of CFTR protein to fight cystic fibrosis - Belgium

The Environment

  • Atmosphere/ocean transfers related to climate change: study on the emissions of a rare gas (dimethyl sulfide) by coral reefs - French Polynesia

More information about these projects will be available soon.

The Air Liquide Foundation team

Bruno Leprince-Ringuet

Bruno Leprince-Ringuet

General Manager

Natcha Brunet, Chargée de mécénat

Natacha Brunet

Philanthropy coordinator

Geneviève Capbern-Gasqueton, Attachée de mécénat

Geneviève Capbern-Gasqueton

Philanthropy coordinator

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75 Quai d'Orsay
75007 PARIS
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The Air Liquide Foundation in numbers

42

research projects supported by the Foundation since 2008

275

local initiatives supported by the Foundation since 2008

52

countries where the Foundation supports projects