The objective of the ROGER DE SPOELBERCH Foundation is in particular the promotion and the funding of research in the area of neurodegenerative diseases in general and, in particular, psychiatric disorders seriously altering human behaviour, such as schizophrenia.

If you wish to submit a project the objective of which is to improve the quality of life of patients or of their informal carers, or a project that will enable better patient care, you are invited to send an e-mail to s.dalayer@frds.ch.

If you think that the ROGER DE SPOELBERCH Foundation could promote your research, you can send an e-mail to info@frds.ch.

 

2017

Association Journées de la Schizophrénie (Suisse)

The partnership involved the financing of the digital component of the 2018 Schizophrenia Days campaign.

http://schizinfo.com


Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc (Belgium)

The partnership involved financing the construction of a dedicated building intended to house the child and adolescent psychiatric unit as well as accommodate the medical departments required to operate the service and the patients requiring hospitalisation.

http:// fondationsaintluc.be

http://saintluc.be


Deutsche Alzheimer Gesellschaft (Germany)

The FRDS and Deutsche Alzheimer Gesellschaft formed a partnership to produce, publish and distribute a new version of the “Miteinander Aktiv” brochure.

http://deutsche-alzheimer.de


Luxembourg Centre for Systems Bio Medicine (Luxembourg)

The partnership concerned financing for the purchase of an electron microscope capable of imaging a whole sample at very high resolution.

http://wwwfr.uni.lu/lcsb


Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois (Switzerland)

The partnership involves financing to organise a chair for a period of four years.

http://chuv.ch


Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Tivoli (Belgium)

The partnership involves the construction of a building that will combine the psychiatric, neurodevelopment consultation and Outpatient Rehabilitation Centre (CRA) services to create the Neuropsychological Platform for Children.

http://chu-tivoli.be


Association Chouette On apprend! (France)

The partnership involved the financing of cognitive rehabilitation scholarships, educational scholarships and grants for teaching assistants.

http://chouetteonapprend.org


ASBL Cité Sérine (Belgium)

The partnership involved financing for the installation of a Supra platform lift to facilitate access by patients with reduced mobility to six therapy studios and completion of adaptation works on a garden access ramp for wheelchair users.

http://serine-asbl.org


Asbl Le Bois Roussel (Belgium)

The partnership involved works to develop a multipurpose space.

http://leboisroussel.be


Asbl La Lice (Belgium)

The partnership involved the financing of development works on the premises that house the association.

http://apsyucl.be


Asbl Baluchon Alzheimer (Belgium)

The FRDS financed the creation of the association’s communication plan (2017-2019) with a view to publication of the results of the study carried out by Professor Annemans from UGent in 2019.

http://baluchon-alzheimer.be


Université de Genève (Switzerland)

The FRDS provided part of the financing for the “6th SenSe” project from Université de Genève, a digital device used to detect pain in persons suffering from dementia who are non-communicative.

http://unige.ch


Fondation ALBATROS (Belgium)

The partnership involved the financing by the FRDS of renovation works on the workshops for persons with serious or severe mental disabilities on the site of the ALBATROS Institute.

http://fondation-albatros.com

http://albatros-petite-chapelle.be


Luka Hemelaere Stichting (Belgium)

The partnership involved the partial financing of research conducted by Professor Boterberg at UZ Gent.

http://luxluka.be


Compagnie ACM Ballet (France)

In 2017, the partnership between the FRDS and Compagnie ACM Ballet involved the provision of financial support for the staging of dance performances by the ballet company in various French hospitals.

http://compagnie-acm-ballet.org


Association France Alzheimer (France)

The 2017 partnership involved support to caregivers, the organisation of the Alzheimer Village for World Alzheimer’s Day, information and awareness-raising actions, and the distribution of documentation to families via medical practices.

http://francealzheimer.org


Université Libre de Bruxelles (Belgium)

The partnership involved the development of an innovative early screening test for Autism Spectrum Disorder.

http://fondation.ulb.ac.be


Association France Parkinson

The partnership between the France Parkinson Association and the FRDS involved FRDS financing for the creation of three radio ads on Parkinson’s disease along with five newspaper columns, the creation and production of the campaign for World Parkinson’s Day 2018 and the creation and production of a video on a potential research avenue for alpha-synuclein.

http://www.franceparkinson.fr


2016

Université de Genève – Cité Génération (Switzerland)

The FRDS and UNIGE (University of Geneva) have formed a partnership to develop a “consultation” space and communal area and garden for the psychogeriatric care unit at CITE GÉNÉRATIONS, a nursing home facility that combines various professionals, as well as numerous health services, under the one roof.

http://www.cite-generations.ch/


Association France Parkinson

The partnership between France Parkinson and the FRDS involves funding by the FRDS of four projects:

1. Creation of a questionnaire on behavioural disorders and the effects of Antiparkinsonian medication.

2. Creation of e-learning modules.

3. Conducting a pain study aimed at educating care staff, guiding researchers and improving the care of patients using the data collected.

4. “World Parkinson’s Day 2016”, which will take place from 9 April to the end of May in Paris and throughout France.

http://franceparkinson.fr


Asbl Les Héliotropes (Belgium)

The FRDS is providing financial support to the non-profit association Les Héliotropes to fund works to develop a warehouse and separate car park.

http://lesheliotropes.be/


Asbl Armandia (Belgium)

The support provided by the FRDS consists of financing the fitting-out of a building newly acquired by the association. This involves the repair of horse boxes, the reinstatement of the bridle path, electrifying the building’s laundry room, installing a gas boiler, insulation works and plasterwork in certain rooms.

https://www.armandia.be


Fondation FondaMental (France)

This partnership involves FRDS financing for Fondation FondaMental’s project to create a Digital information and engagement platform for mental illnesses. The purpose of the platform is to provide reliable, high-quality, educational information by making available expert content, in an easy-to-understand form, on the different illnesses, including their symptoms, risk factors, treatments and advances in research. The platform is preventive in its approach. It is aimed at enhancing the level of general information and facilitating access to treatment.

https://www.fondation-fondamental.org/


Université de Genève (Switzerland) Professorship in Deep Brain Stimulation

The partnership between the University of Geneva and the FRDS involves the provision of guaranteed FRDS funding for the “Fondation ROGER DE SPOELBERCH Professorship in Deep Brain Stimulation” for a five-year period, the current holder of which is Professor Paul Krack, doctor and member of the faculty in the Neurology Department of Geneva University Hospitals (HUG) and professor at the Faculty of Medicine. The funding will help to enhance translational research currently underway in the area of Deep Brain Stimulation and develop teaching in this priority area for the University of Geneva, its Faculty of Medicine and the University Hospitals of Geneva.

http://unige.ch


Deutsche Alzheimer Gesellschaft (Germany)

The FRDS and Deutsche Alzheimer Gesellschaft have formed a partnership to produce, publish and distribute a corrected version of the “Miteinander Aktiv” brochure.

http://deutsche-alzheimer.de


Asbl PsyPluriel – Centre Européen de Psychologie Médicale (Belgium)

The partnership with the FRDS involves the setting up of a programme for early identification and intervention in the effects of bipolar disorders, the aim being to better control and manage the illness in the hope of mitigating its effects as soon as possible during onset.

http://www.psypluriel.be/

 


Asbl l’Essentiel (Belgium)

The FRDS provided financial support to the non-profit association l’Essentiel in 2016 for the acquisition of horses and ponies, a carriage with harness and yoke, and a hoist to place the riders in the saddle.

In addition, the FRDS is supporting l’Essentiel in the funding of operating costs and maintenance expenses relating to equine-assisted therapy.

http://www.asblessentiel.be

 


Asbl Epsylon (Belgium)

The support from the FRDS involves the AREA+ site, a therapeutic structure combining a residential hospital for adolescents, a day hospital – therapeutic high school, a therapeutic boarding school, a hospitalisation unit and a reception and on-call service. The partnership involved financing the construction of a multi-purpose hall that will enable the development of a programme of bodily, physical and intellectual activities for the adolescents using AREA+, the renovation of the clubhouse and the laying of a synthetic surface on the large sports field.

https://www.epsylon.be/


Association Kassiopée (France)

The support given to the Kassiopée association involved the fitting-out of the premises, the supply of mobile equipment and the distribution of documentation.

http://associationkassiopee.fr/


Association France Alzheimer

The 2016 partnership involved the provision of support to caregivers, the organisation of the Alzheimer Village for World Alzheimer’s Day, information and awareness-raising actions, and the distribution of documentation to families via medical practices.

http://www.francealzheimer.org/


Compagnie ACM Ballet (France)

In 2016, the new partnership between the FRDS and Compagnie ACM Ballet involved the provision of financial support for the staging of dance performances by the ballet company in various French hospitals.

http://compagnie-acm-ballet.org


2015

Compagnie ACM Ballet (Paris)

The FRDS is financially supporting the Compagnie ACM Ballet in 2015 for the creation of events and dance performances in French hospitals.

http://www.compagnie-acm-ballet.org


France Alzheimer

The partnership between the FRDS and France Alzheimer in 2015 concerns the following initiatives: documentation, the distribution of brochures in medical practices, a contribution to the organisation of the Village Alzheimer (Alzheimer’s Village), support for the training of caregivers, the development and the publication of the book “100 idées pour accompagner un malade Alzheimer” (100 ideas for supporting an Alzheimer’s sufferer), the organisation of a conference on the topic of the interconnections between research and public policies, and finally support for the public awareness action “pédalons pour Alzheimer” (Let’s pedal for Alzheimer’s).

http://www.francealzheimer.org


L’Essentiel asbl (non-profit organisation)

The 2015 partnership between FRDS and the non-profit organisation L’Essentiel concerns care for financially disadvantaged residents and the acquisition of appropriate speech therapy and IT equipment.

http://www.asblessentiel.be


Asbl Ligue SLA (Belgium)

The support provided by the Foundation to Ligue SLA consists of FRDS funding for the purchase of communication and mobility aids.

https://als.be/fr


Les Lucioles asbl

The partnership between the Foundation and Les Lucioles consists of the funding of part of the works to expand its reception space.

http://www.leslucioles.be


Fondation Sanfilippo Suisse

The support of the FRDS to the Fondation Sanfilippo Suisse concerns the organisation by the latter of the international conference on Sanfilippo syndrome and related lysosomal storage disorders, as well as the funding by FRDS of a pharmacological research project.

http://www.fondation-sanfilippo.com


Association de préfiguration de la fondation Denise Picard

The FRDS is financially supporting the provisional steering group of Fondation Denise Picard for the construction of five additional cottages on the site of the “Les Bruyères” holiday, leisure and respite care village in Brughéas. This site offers the caregivers of sick/disabled people a respite stay that will enable them to be together and have a place where they can enjoy a holiday and rest, all while being reassured about the care of the person with whom they are on a daily basis. Throughout the year, the property accommodates people with disabilities and/or suffering from neurodegenerative diseases living at home with their caregiver, as well as people already living in facilities, for periods of one to five weeks.

http://www.fondation-denisepicard.org


2014

Association Luxembourg Alzheimer

In 2014 the support of the Foundation enabled the ALA to finance, on the one hand, the works for the installation of a therapeutic kitchen specifically designed for people suffering from dementia and, on the other hand, the laying out of a therapeutic garden.

http://www.alzheimer.lu


France Alzheimer

The 2014 partnership between the FRDS and France Alzheimer concerned support for caregivers and the online support guide for family caregivers.

http://www.francealzheimer.org


Le Village Alzheimer (The Alzheimer’s Village)

The FRDS supported this new edition of the Village Alzheimer, which was set up on Place de la Bastille in Paris on the occasion of World Alzheimer’s Day in September 2014. On this occasion, the FRDS funded a conference that was held by the organisers of the Village Alzheimer.

http://www.francealzheimer.org


Deutsche Alzheimer Gesellschaft

The FRDS and the Deutsche Alzheimer Gesellschaft partnered in 2014 for the publication, printing and distribution of the brochure “Miteinander Aktiv”.

http://www.deutsche-alzheimer.de


Escalpade asbl

The support of the FRDS enabled, on the one hand, the works to enlarge the Belgian primary school, which will increase its capacity from 45 to 60 pupils and, on the other hand, the construction of a day centre for adults with complex dependency needs.

http://www.escalpade.be


Awarding of a special prize to Professor Olaf Blanke in 2014

Neuroscience robotics and cognitive science for the study of self-consciousness and positiv symptoms in schizophrenia.


2013

L’Essentiel asbl (non-profit organisation)

The financial support of the FRDS enabled the Belgian non-profit organisation L’Essentiel to fit out four new drop-in rooms in 2013.

http://www.asblessentiel.be


Suisse Alzheimer

The partnership established between the Association Suisse Alzheimer and the FRDS in 2013 enabled the carrying out of a Colocation Alzheimer pilot project in the canton of Vaud (Switzerland).

http://www.alz.ch


Awarding of a special prize to Professor Julie Grezes in 2013

Neural circuits underlying the ability to detect and respond to communicative signals: Neuroimaging studies in adults with High Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD).

http://CV_Julie Grèzes


Alzheimer Europe

In 2013, the support of the Foundation enabled the Association Alzheimer Europe to republish, reprint and distribute an updated guide for caregivers in French in Switzerland, Belgium and the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.

http://www.alzheimer-europe.org


Le Village Alzheimer (The Alzheimer’s Village)

On the occasion of the 20th anniversary of World Alzheimer’s Day, the Fondation ROGER DE SPOELBERCH partnered with Association France Alzheimer for the temporary installation of the Village Alzheimer on the Place de la Bastille in Paris, on 20 and 21 September 2013.

http://www.francealzheimer.org


Centre IRM ROGER DE SPOELBERCH Lausanne (CHUV)

In 2013, the Fondation ROGER DE SPOELBERCH enabled the Clinical Neurosciences Department of the Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois to acquire a magnetic resonance apparatus (MRI), the specificities of which will make it possible to in particular conduct research in the area of neurodegenerative diseases at the CHUV and in the context of the Centre d’Imagerie Biomédicale (CIBM).

http://www.chuv.ch


Autisme Luxembourg

The agreement concluded between the Fondation ROGER DE SPOELBERCH and the Fondation Autisme Luxembourg concerned the funding by the FRDS of the construction by the FAL of a living space for 24 people suffering from autism in Rambruch (Luxembourg).

http://www.fal.lu


2012

Support for France Alzheimer

On 24 May 2012, the Fondation ROGER DE SPOELBERCH and the Union Nationale des Associations France Alzheimer et Maladies Apparentées concluded a new partnership agreement the aim of which is support for the information and awareness-raising activities set up by the Association, as well as the distribution of the documentation to medical practices.

http://www.francealzheimer.org


Les Jardins de la Mémoire

The FRDS made a financial contribution to enable the Jardins de la Mémoire to acquire a minibus for its residents, make possible the fitting out of a Snoezelen room and allow for the replacement of all the residents’ mattresses.

http://www.jarmemo.be


L’Essentiel asbl (non-profit organisation)

The financial supported granted in 2012 by the Foundation enabled the Belgian non-profit organisation L’Essentiel to build two drop-in rooms.

http://www.asblessentiel.be


Primebrain project

The partnership agreement concluded between the Fondation ROGER DE SPOELBERCH and Les Amis de l’Hôpital Universitaire des Enfants Reine Fabiola (HUDERF) involved the support of the FRDS for the Primebrain project conducted under the direction of Professor Bernard Dan. This project consists of multidimensional and multidisciplinary research activities on the brain plasticity of premature infants.

http://www.huderf.be


2011

Support for France Alzheimer

On 30 May 2011, the Fondation ROGER DE SPOELBERCH and the Union Nationale des Associations France Alzheimer et Maladies Apparentées concluded a new partnership agreement the aim of which is financial support for the information and awareness-raising activities set up by the Association.

www.francealzheimer.org