Echevarne Foundation

The Echevarne Foundation, set up in 1993, is a private non-profit making institution with scientific and educational aims, created by Dr. Fernando Echevarne, founder and President of the Laboratorio de análisis Dr. Echevarne.
The Echevarne foundation was founded in homage and gratitude to all those who by their work and effort have allowed us to grow and advance in the field of health science.
In accordance with its foundational aims, the Echevarne foundation has participated in and developed important investigation and educational programmes,in collaboration with other oganisations, both public and private.Thanks to the start-up and support of these programmes, a strong link has been created among basic, clinical and applied investigation, facilitating the transfer of new technologies to the daily practice.

The objectives of the Echevarne Foundation are the promotion, development and sponsoring of clinical and experimental research studies in the field of health sciences and the training of health service professionals in these fields.



Fernando Echevarne Florence

Manuel Arroyo Fernández
Eladio Bustamante Bricio

Alfonso Echevarne Santamaría

Belén Echevarne Santamaría
Camino Echevarne Santamaría
Fernando Echevarne Santamaría
Màrius Foz Sala
Xavier González Mestre
Natividad Plana Vilimelis
Miquel Roca Junyent
Xavier Roca Ferrer
Margarita Santamaría Ariño


Scientific activities:

Collaborative research projects related to the study of cell biology, hereditary diseases and genetic predisposition to diseases. 

Support different research groups, national and international, by making available to them the national laboratory network which currently has Echevarne for logistics, transport and processing of samples. 

Contribute to the recognition and development of quality science by awarding Echevarne Foundation National Oncology Award

Teaching activities: 

Cooperation with universities and research centers in the training of professionals in different socio-sanitary areas, through their participation in courses, seminars and scientific meetings.

Motive the development of research projects carried out in centres of prestige, by means of collaborative programmes.

As well as to encourage the exchange and transfer of knowledge between basic and clinical sciences by supporting and organising teaching and training programmes, in collaboration with universities and other research centres.