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The Human Frontier Science Program is a program of funding for frontier research in the life sciences. It is implemented by the International Human Frontier Science Program Organization (HFSPO) with its office in Strasbourg.

In the "About us" pages, you can find all you need to know about the HFSPO. For information about the funding programs see "Funding"; for information about the awarded Grants, Fellowships and Career Development Awards see "Awardees". For information about the publications and activities of the awardees and for other information concerning international and frontier science, see "Frontier Science". If you are a current or former awardee or member of the HFSP Board of Trustees, Council of Scientists, Review Committees or Secretariat, you may join the alumni network under "Alumni".


The members of the HFSPO, the so-called Management Supporting Parties (MSPs) are the contributing countries and the European Union, which contributes on behalf of the non-G7 EU members.

The current MSPs are Australia, Canada, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Republic of Korea, Norway, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland the United Kingdom, the United States of America and the European Union.