We choose to back research into rare diseases. It’s what makes us unique.
A collective heritage
Every year, the general public, enterprises, the media and institutions join forces with Telethon to invest time and resources in this enormous collective enterprise.
A track record of excellence
- 592.5 Milions invested
- 1644 Researchers
- 2720 Funded projects
Every single life is important, regardless of the rarity of the disease in question.Read more
We are a non-profit organisation recognised by the Italian Ministry of Education, Universities and Research.Read more
We founded the organisation in 1990 to give an answer to patients fighting rare genetic diseases.Read more
Research, partnerships, merit, excellence. All our official positions.Read more
Code of Ethics
Fondazione Telethon has adopted an organisation, management and control model pursuant to Italian Legislative Decree 231/2001 (“model 231”).Read more