Novartis external funding

Novartis may provide external funding to legitimate organizations in the interest of driving its mission to improve healthcare, advance scientific/medical knowledge or support the communities where Novartis Associates live and work.

The applicant will be responsible for the application, content and implementation of any activity that receives Novartis support, including compliance with laws and regulations.

Applying for funding

Applications must outline a clear and defined purpose and transparent objectives, deliverables, milestones and outcomes as appropriate.  Applications will only be accepted from legitimate organizations. Furthermore funding support can only be provided to legitimate organizations and not to individuals. Applications on this platform will only be accepted for the categories below.

All requests for grants submitted to Novartis by healthcare organizations and patients’ organizations should be submitted via GEMS application. All other organizations are requested to submit requests for funding via e-mail

Grants to healthcare organizations and patient organization

Unsolicited, independently requested monetary contribution for a specified purpose to support medical/scientific research, education, policy initiatives, and patient advocacy activities where Novartis will receive no benefit. Grants will not be provided to political parties.

How do I submit a request for funding?

Requests can be submitted to the GEMS portal by clicking here.

Guidance on using the portal is available here.

How are requests evaluated?

Once received, each request will be reviewed carefully and fairly by the appropriate Novartis experts with every effort made to provide a response once we have all the necessary information.

Please note that your request will be assessed in consideration of applicable local laws and regulations.