Our foundation and research missions



Discover our fondation

Fondation Pour l’Audition was created by Françoise Bettencourt Meyers, Jean-Pierre Meyers and the Bettencourt Schueller Foundation. It has been recognized as a public-interest organization since 2015. The foundation’s ambition is to unite talents to promote hearing health and improve the lives of people with hearing loss. Its mission is three-fold: supporting research and innovation to offer new hope; mobilizing public opinion to protect hearing health through prevention and awareness initiatives; and improving the lives of people with hearing loss.

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Our research mission

Fondation Pour l’Audition aims to accelerate breakthroughs in hearing health by encouraging research and scientific and medical innovation.

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Apply for research funding


With the goal of advancing research, the Fondation Pour l'Audition invites the scientific and medical community to submit research projects in Hearing Sciences through annuals calls for proposals covering basic, clinical, applied, sociological and epidemiological research.

Funding is available for master students, PhD students, postdoctoral fellows, MD research fellows and laboratories.

The selection of the laureates is based on the scientific quality of the research projects and the expertise of the investigators.

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Apply to our Translational Research GrantS

Apply to our call for fellowships

Apply to our call for studentships

Our Scientific Prizes


Each year, Fondation Pour l'Audition awarded 3 scientific for their innovative research.

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Our scientific laureates


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