Long-term strategic investment in life science research is urgently needed, says Astrid von Soosten of the European Molecular Biology Laboratory, and this is increasingly being supported and driven through the development of new alliances between the life sciences, philanthropists and charitable foundations.
Technological advances have radically changed the public's payment habits in recent years, bringing a multitude of new opportunities to charity fundraising. With start up companies now offering some highly innovative payment solutions, Jaco Booster, Managing Partner of Enigma Consulting, explores four payment developments and highlights the opportunities they offer for charities.
Europe is becoming more and more receptive to cross-border philanthropy. Jérémie Maes, Network Manager at Transnational Giving Europe, looks at both the challenges and opportunities of the current transnational giving environment.
Almost a year since a string of hostile stories in the UK media led to some of the most far-reaching changes to charity fundraising, Adrian Salmon, Vice President of Grenzebach Glier and Associates Europe, explores the implications for charity leaders across Europe and considerations for the future.