Actelion focuses on the discovery, development and commercialization of innovative treatments to serve critical, unmet medical needs. We strive on delivering ground-breaking medicines that improve patients' lives. We offer funding and support because we believe organizations are an important support network and source for raising awareness and providing education.

***Effective immediately, any and all Medical Education grant programs for 2019 will only be considered if the following requirement is met: The "Accredited Educational Provider" must be an academic medical center, hospital, medical society, professional association, governmental agency, or quality organization (Acceptable Physician Accredited Recipients or APAR). If your organization does not fall within this parameter, please partner with one of the acceptable types of Accredited Educational Provider organizations listed above.***

What kind of grant requests will Actelion consider?
Actelion funds programs through unrestricted grants for charitable or educational purposes. Actelion will consider funding:

  • Independent Medical Education Programs - Actelion may provide funding for bona fide independent Continuing Medical Education (CME). These programs must be independent of Actelion influence with respect to content and design and must follow, where applicable, Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Office of Inspector General (OIG), and Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) guidelines.
  • Fellowships - Actelion may support organizations whose funds are used to support advanced study by clinical and research professionals at an accredited university or teaching institution.
  • Charitable Contributions - Actelion may support non-profit organizations promoting patient advocacy, patient access, patient and practitioner education, or furthering disease-state research and knowledge.
  • Sponsorships at major medical conferences or for patient advocacy or charitable events.

What is the timeline requirement for submitting a grant to Actelion?
Actelion requires that all grants are submitted at least 60 days in advance of the venue start date.

What are Actelion US Educational Objectives?

  • Increase awareness of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH) and associated diseases.
  • Increase awareness of the need for early recognition, diagnosis, and treatment of PAH.
  • Expand knowledge basis for the appropriate use of currently available PAH disease therapies.
  • Explore emerging science as it relates to improved diagnosis and treatment of PAH.

What therapeutic areas will be considered by Actelion?
Actelion supports legitimate, independent, bona fide educational programs related to PAH and other therapeutic areas and disease states consistent with the medical and research objectives developed by Actelion's Medical Affairs Department. Charitable contributions to non-profit organizations are made to support programs and initiatives that have a positive impact on patient health, health outcomes, and access to information about disease states and treatments, and are consistent with Actelion's scientific objectives.

Please be aware that Actelion will not provide 100% support to a program. Multi-support is required in order to be eligible for consideration.

Does your request fall within the guidelines listed above?