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Scientific Conference Funding

Regeneron will consider funding requests received from scientific or research-related organizations for non-medical education purposes to support scientific and research conferences or meetings involving scientific professionals. Activities should be designed to educate research scientists, principal researchers, drug development professionals, academics, pre-doctoral students and/or doctoral students.

Scientific Conference Funding Areas of Interest

Regeneron will consider scientific conference funding requests for scientific and research-related events consistent with Regeneron's scientific areas of interest:

  1. Angiogenesis
  2. Cardiovascular
  3. Fibrosis
  4. Infectious Disease
  5. Inflammation & Immunology
  6. Muscle Diseases
  7. Obesity and Metabolic Diseases
  8. Oncology
  9. Ophthalmology
  10. Pain Therapeutics
  11. Skeletal Disease
  12. Pre-therapeutic Targets

Please Note: each request will be reviewed on its own merits. Regeneron cannot provide any guidance as to whether a particular request will be favorably or unfavorably reviewed.

Eligibility/ Criteria

Scientific Conference Funding Requests will not be considered for the following:

Requests to support, directly or indirectly, any educational program directed at the continuing professional development or education of practicing healthcare professionals (whether accredited or unaccredited). See Medical Educational Grants

Requests for research grants by individual researchers or research entities seeking funds.

For Clinical trials (Please call 1-877-REGN-777 (1-877-734-6777) for these types of requests)

For Investigator initiated studies (Please email IIS@Regeneron.com for these types of funding requests.)

Required Documents

Request Letter on the Organization's Letterhead

The request letter should 1) be on the organization's letterhead, 2) specify the nature of the request, 3) specify the total amount of funding being sought from Regeneron, 4) contain a summary description of the program, the date and venue of the program and 5) contain a legal signature.

Agenda and Description of the Event

The document should contain a description of the event and a detailed meeting agenda. An invitation/flyer with program information may also be uploaded.

IRS Letter of Determination/501c3

The IRS Letter of Determination is granted by the Internal Revenue Services. This document indicates which section of the Internal Revenue Code your organization is qualified. This determination letter is the only official document and proof that your organization is recognized as a tax-exempt organization.

Budget

The budget should be detailed, itemized and indicate how Regeneron funding will be utilized for the program.

W9 or W8

A current copy of your organization's signed and dated (not more than 2 years old) W9 or W8 is required.

Regeneron Terms and Conditions

Each funding recipient will be required to sign a Letter Agreement and acknowledge the Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Terms and Conditions of Funding.

Most Common Reasons for Additional Information Requests include:

  1. Request letter not on official letterhead.
  2. Detailed event information not provided.
  3. W-9 or W-8 not provided or not signed and /or dated.

Most Common Reasons for Denial include:

  1. Does not meet Regeneron's guidelines.
  2. Failure to provide complete information.
  3. Failure to submit the request a minimum of 60 days prior to the program date.