European Projects:

2021-2023  Programme: H2020-EU.1.3.2. – Nurturing excellence by means of cross-border and cross-sector mobility. Funding Scheme: MSCA-IF-EF-SE – Society and Enterprise panel. Topic: MSCA-IF-2019 – Individual Fellowships. Call: H2020-MSCA-IF-2019. Title: Advances in the Diagnosis and Gene Therapy of Congenital dyserythropoietic Anemia. Reference: EU project 894737 – ADGENTHE-CDA. Total amount project:  172932,48 euros. Company: BLOODGENETICS SL. Supervisor: Dr. Mayka Sanchez. Enterprise Coordinator: Dr. Cristian Tornador. Beneficiary: Dr. Melina Musri. URL link: This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Sklodowska-Curie grant agreement No 894737.


2015-2018  European Association for the Study of the Liver. Title: Non-HFE Hemochromatosis Registry. Reference: D-151630-011-019.Coordinator: Dr. Heinz Zoller (Medical University Innsbruck, Austria) .Co-applicants: Mayka Sanchez (IJC), and others. Amount: 50.000€

2015-2017  Deutsche Josep Carreras Leukämie-Stiftung (2015-June 2017) Ref: DJCLS R 14/04.Title Myelodisplastic syndromes: cause of mitochondrial iron overload in sideroblastic anemia. PI: Dr. Mayka Sanchez (Spain) and Dr. Nobert Gattermann (Germany). Amount (EUR): 211.148€


Spanish Projects and Fundings:

2019- ENISA for Young entrepreneurs (para jóvenes emprendedores). MINECO Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad (MINECO). Amount: 67.000€

2020-2021  NEOTEC CDTI Centro de Desarrollo Tecnológico e Industrial 2019.  Reference: SNEO-20191246. Title: Mejoras en el diagnóstico y desarrollo de herramientas moleculares para terapia génica en Anemia diseritropoyética congénita (ADC). Leader: BloodGenetics SL. Subcontracts: UIC and CIEMAT. Total amount project:  (EUR): 350.420€. Funds: 245.294€

2020-2023  RETOS COLABORACION (Ministerio de Ciencia y Innovación, MICINN). Convocatoria Retos-Colaboración 2019. Reference: RTC2019-007074-1. Title: Nuevas aproximaciones para el diagnóstico y tratamiento de la anemia diseritropoyética congénita: Secuenciación masiva y terapia génica. Leader: BLOODGENETICS SL. Participant entities: BLOODGENETICS, VIVEBIOTECH, UIC, CIEMAT. PIs: Dr. Cristian Tornador (BLOODGENETICS), Dr. Juan Carlos Ramírez (VIVEBIOTECH), Dr. Mayka Sanchez (UIC), Dr. José Carlos Segovia (CIEMAT). Total amount (EUR): 947.591,63 €. Subvention: 336.759,33 €. Loan: 364.999,38€.

2017-2019  Ramón Areces Foundation Research Grant (private Spanish foundation).Title: Towards the improvement of diagnosis and treatment in Congenital Dyserythropoyetic Anaemias. ACRONYM : CoDysAn project. PI: Dr. Mayka Sanchez; Prof. Achille Iolascon (University Federico II, Naples, Italy). Amount (EUR): 120.000€

2016-2018  Spanish National Research Project. Proyectos de Investigación Nacional (Ministerio de Economí­a y Competitividad). Reference: SAF2015-70412-R. Title: Uncovering new molecular and pathophysiological networks in iron metabolism. PI: Dr. Mayka Sanchez. Amount (EUR): 108.900€


Spanish competitive contracts:

2016-2018  Program I3 (I3P) from the Spanish Science and Innovation Ministry. Source: Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation. PI: Dr. Mayka Sanchez. Reference: IEDI-2016-00747. Amount (EUR): 100.000€

2017-2019  Industrial PhD Programme from Generalitat de Catalunya. Title: Refining and improving a NGS gene panel for clinical diagnosis of hereditary hematologic diseases and discovery of new genes. Reference: 2016 DI013. Source: Generalitat de Catalunya AGAUR. Company: Whole Genix, S.L. University: University of Vic. Doctorand: Beatriz Cadenas Sevilla. Amount (EUR): 33.960€

2018-2020  Industrial PhD Programme from MICINN. Doctorado Industrial del Subprograma Estatal de Formación. Plan Estatal de Investigación Científica y Técnica y Innovación. Company: BloodGenetics SL. Reference: DI-17-09676. Doctorand: Laura Zalba Jadraque. PI: Dr. Mayka Sanchez. Amount (EUR): 65.055 €. Position 16 out of 47. Score : 89.52/100.


Collaborative Agreements with patient associations

2019-2022  APU_ADISCON_UIC agreement for Postdoctoral contract. Amount (EUR): 144.000€

2015-2018  APU_ADISCON agreement for Predoctoral contract. Pre-doctoral research contract. Amount (EUR): 74.496€