FOUNDATION

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The PORIB Foundation was established in 2023 with the aim of adding value to science, promotin greater knowledge, enhancing the importance of patients and promoting scientific research.

The purpose of the Foundation is to promote and/or develop initiatives for social and health collaboration that contribute to improving the health and education of citizens and patients, to increase scientific knowledge and to support innovative interventions and their access in the field of health.
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Among its activities:

  • Promote, develop and/or advise on activities aimed at obtaining, communicating and disseminating clinical, economic, humanistic and social evidence in the field of Health Assessment and Research on Health Results.
  • Carry out activities of communication, diffusion and dissemination of all types of activities and evidence in Health Assessment and Research of Health Results.
  • Promote and develop training activities in methodology, interpretation and application of results of Health Assessment and Health Outcomes Research projects.
  • Promote and develop research activities in Health Assessment and Health Outcomes Research.
  • Promote all processes and activities related to access to health interventions or technologies and innovative medicines for the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of patients, in general, and the most vulnerable, in particular.
  • Promote the scientific and research vocation in any of the stages of the educational process, specifically in advanced studies (university or post-university).
  • Grant scholarships to people or centers to carry out research projects with the aim of obtaining information or evidence of Results I Health and put the results of these projects into practice..
  • Promote and/or carry out information and dissemination activities on Health, promotion of healthy lifestyle habits: talks and presentations, training courses and information days, among others.
  • Promote research projects in the field of physical activity and health.

The Board of Trustees is the governing, representative and administrative body of the Foundation.

COMPOSITION:

President: Miguel Ángel Casado

Secretary: Itziar Oyagüez

Vice president: Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research Iberia

We offer you a summary of the Statutes of the Foundation. If you want more information, click on the link below the text.

CHAPTER 1

CONSTITUTION OF THE FOUNDATION

Article 1. Name, nature, domicile and scope of action.

The PORIB Foundation is a private, non-profit organization, whose assets are permanently affected by the achievement of the general interest purposes detailed in these Statutes.
The Foundation is of Spanish nationality and will carry out its activities throughout the national territory.

Article 2. Legal personality, commencement of proceedings and temporary duration.

The Foundation will have legal personality from the registration of the public deed of its constitution in the corresponding Registry of Foundations and from that moment it will begin its actions.
The Foundation that is constituted will have an indefinite temporary duration.

CHAPTER II

PURPOSES AND BENEFICIARIES OF THE FOUNDATION

Article 3. Purposes.

The Foundation's main purposes are to promote and/or develop initiatives for social and health collaboration, which contribute to improving the health and education of citizens and patients, scientific knowledge and support for innovative interventions and their access in the field of Health, to promote health and healthy living habits, the communication of Results and training in Health Assessment, the application of results to the diagnosis, treatment and monitoring of diseases in general, in any of their manifestations and aspects, all of the above understood in its broadest sense, and being beneficiaries of it, all people without distinction of geographical location, age, gender or sexual identity, race, etc.

Article 4. Activities.

In order to achieve the purposes mentioned in the previous article, the Foundation will carry out the following actions that are listed by way of example and not limitation:

Promote, develop and/or advise on activities aimed at obtaining, communicating and disseminating clinical, economic, humanistic and social evidence in the field of Health Assessment and Research on Health Results.
Carry out activities of communication, diffusion and dissemination of all types of activities and evidence in Health Assessment and Research of Health Results.
Promote and develop training activities in methodology, interpretation and application of results of Health Assessment and Health Outcomes Research projects.
Promote and develop research activities in Health Assessment and Health Outcomes Research.
Promote all processes and activities related to access to health interventions or technologies and innovative medicines for the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of patients, in general, and the most vulnerable, in particular.
Promote the scientific and research vocation in any of the stages of the educational process, specifically in advanced studies (university or post-university).
Grant scholarships to people or centers to carry out research projects with the aim of obtaining information or evidence of Results I Health and put the results of these projects into practice.
Promote and/or carry out information and dissemination activities on Health, promotion of healthy lifestyle habits: talks and presentations, training courses and information days, among others.
Promote research projects in the field of physical activity and health.

Article 5. Freedom of action.

The Board of Trustees will have full freedom to determine the activities of the Foundation.

Article 6. Development of the purposes.

The development of the purposes of the Foundation may be carried out in the following ways, among others:

By the Foundation itself.
Cooperating with other entities.
Participating or collaborating in the development of the activities of other entities or organizations.

Article 7. Beneficiaries.

The founding aims of the Foundation are directed, with a generic nature, to the following groups of people:
Groups of people with unmet health needs.
Groups of people with chronic and/or rare diseases and their families.
Sick people or cancer survivors.
Patient associations and/or Scientific Societies.
People or groups of people in a situation or risk
of social exclusion or in a situation of vulnerability.
School population.
General population.
The Board of Trustees, when determining the beneficiaries, will act impartially and not using discriminatory criteria. Beneficiaries must meet the following circumstances:
Be part of the population sector served by the Foundation.
Demand the provision or service that the Foundation can offer.
Lacking adequate means to obtain the same benefits as those provided by the Foundation.
That they meet the specific requirements that, in addition, the Board of Trustees may agree on for each call.

Article 8. Application of the resources to the fulfillment of the purposes.

The Foundation will effectively allocate the patrimony and its income to the fulfillment of its foundational purposes. At least 70% of the results of the economic exploitations that are carried out and of the income obtained for any other concept, deducted from the expenses incurred to obtain such results or income, under the terms provided by current legislation. , will be used to carry out the foundational purposes.

Article 9. Information. Advertising of activities.

The Board of Trustees will provide sufficient information on the purposes and activities of the Foundation so that they are known by its eventual beneficiaries, collaborating partners and other interested parties.

CHAPTER III

GOVERNANCE OF THE FOUNDATION

Article 10. Board of Trustees.

The Board of Trustees is the governing and representative body of the Foundation.
It is the responsibility of the Board of Trustees to fulfill the foundational purposes and diligently administer the assets and rights that make up the Foundation's assets.

Article 11. Composition.

The Board of Trustees will be made up of a minimum of three and a maximum of eight trustees.
Individuals who have full capacity to act and are not disqualified from holding public office may be members of the Board of Trustees.
Legal persons may form part of the Board of Trustees and must designate the natural person or persons who represent them.
Employers will hold office free of charge.

Article 12. Patrons of Honor.

Individuals or legal entities that have contributed or contribute in an outstanding manner and through contributions of a different nature to the achievement of the foundational purpose will be considered Honorary Patrons.
The position of Honorary Trustee, as its own name indicates, is honorary, not forming part of the Board of Trustees of the entity, therefore they will be excluded from any responsibility.
They will not be present at the meetings of the Board of Trustees, unless the latter invites them to do so.
The status of Honorary Patron will be lost when the Honorary Patron performs acts contrary to the good name or reputation of the Foundation or when so agreed by a simple majority of the Board of Trustees.

Article 13. Rules for the appointment and substitution of its members.

The designation of the members of the first Board of Trustees will be made by the founders and will be stated in the deed of incorporation.
Employers must accept their positions in the manner provided in the current legislation
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The appointment of trustees will have a duration of 4 years, without prejudice to successive renewals, which may be unlimited.

Article 14. Positions on the Board of Trustees.

The Board of Trustees will elect from among its members whoever will perform the functions of: President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer.

Article 15. President.

The trustees will elect a President among themselves, to whom corresponds:
a) Hold the representation of the Foundation.

b) Call the meetings of the Board of Trustees, preside over them, direct their debates, put the agreements to a vote and proclaim the results of the votes.

c) Execute the agreements. Ensure compliance with the law and statutes.

d) Have a signature on the Foundation's bank accounts.

Article 16. Vice President.

The Vice President will replace the President in his absence due to illness or any other justified cause.

Article 17. Secretary.

The Board of Trustees will appoint a Secretary.
It is the responsibility of the Secretary:
Call the meetings of the Board of Trustees by order of its President.
Attend meetings of the Board of Trustees, with voice and vote if the secretariat corresponds to a trustee, or only with voice otherwise.
Draw up the minutes corresponding to the meetings of the Board of Trustees.
Preserve and guard the documentation of the Foundation and duly reflect in the minute book of the Board of Trustees the development of its meetings.
Issue certifications with the approval of the President.

Article 18. Treasurer.

Corresponds to the Treasurer:
Collect and guard the funds belonging to the Foundation.
Comply with the payment orders issued by the President.
Keep the Foundation's accounts up to date.
Fulfill the legal commitments of the economic activity of the Foundation.

Article 19. Collaborators and Sponsors of the Foundation.

The Board of Trustees for a better fulfillment of its purposes may appoint Protectors and Advisors members, in addition to Sponsors and Collaborators, with the denomination it deems appropriate, according to the degree of commitment they acquire.

Article 20. Attributions of the Board of Trustees.

The competence of the Board of Trustees extends to everything that concerns the government and administration of the Foundation, without exception.

Article 21. Obligations of the Board of Trustees.

In its performance, the Board of Trustees must comply with the provisions of current legislation and the provisions of these Statutes.

Article 22. Responsibility of employers.

Employers must carry out the position with the diligence of a loyal representative.
The employers will respond jointly and severally before the Foundation for the damages and losses caused by acts contrary to the Law or these Statutes, or for those carried out without the diligence with which they must carry out the position.
The trustees must attend the meetings to which they are summoned and comply in their actions with what is determined in the legal provisions in force and in these Statutes.

Article 23. Rules for the appointment of new members.

The appointment of new members will be made by the Board of Trustees.
The designation of new members of the Board of Trustees will be carried out by a majority of three quarters of its members.

Article 24. Situation, dismissal and suspension of employers.

The dismissal and suspension of the trustees of the Foundation will take place in accordance with the provisions of these Statutes and in the cases provided for in article 18 of Law 50/2002, of December 26, on Foundations.
Resignation from the position of employer may be carried out by any of the means and through the procedures provided for acceptance.
The replacement, dismissal and suspension of trustees will be registered in the corresponding Registry of Foundations.

Article 25. Form of deliberation and adoption of agreements.

The Board of Trustees will meet at least twice a year and as many times as necessary for the smooth running of the Foundation.
The call will be sent to each of the members, at least fifteen calendar days prior to the date of its celebration.
The meeting of the Board of Trustees may be held by telephone conference call, video conference or any other similar system,
The Board of Trustees will be validly constituted when at least half plus one of its members attend, including the President or Vice-President who acts as such.
Likewise, the Secretary must be present.

Except in cases where another quorum is applicable by law or bylaws, resolutions will be adopted by a simple majority of the trustees present or represented.
The corresponding minutes of the meetings of the Board of Trustees will be drawn up by the Secretary, which must be submitted for the approval of all the members present at them.
The position of employer that falls on a natural person must be exercised personally.

CHAPTER IV

ECONOMIC REGIME OF THE FOUNDATION

Article 26. Endowment.

The Foundation's endowment will be made up of the initial endowment and the assets and rights that the Foundation has acquired or hereafter acquires and that are classified as endowment.

Article 27. Heritage.

The Foundation's patrimony is made up of all assets, rights and obligations subject to economic valuation that make up the endowment

Article 28. Financing.

The Foundation, for the development of its activities, will be financed with the resources that come from:

The return on your assets.
The proceeds from the sale of shares.
Grants, donations from collaborating partners, inheritances and legacies.
The amounts that the Foundation may receive for its services and economic and commercial activities.
The financial means that the Foundation can obtain from any public or private entity, in Spain and abroad.
The funds that are collected and that can be used to fulfill the purposes of the Foundation.
Any other resources that the Foundation may procure.

Article 29. Annual accounts and Action Plan.

The financial year will coincide with the calendar year.
The annual accounts will be approved by the Board of Trustees.
The Report will include the foundational activities, the changes in its governing, management and representation bodies, as well as the degree of compliance with the Action Plan, The Board of Trustees will approve and submit to the Protectorate, in the last three months of each financial year, an Action Plan.

CHAPTER V

MODIFICATION, MERGER AND TERMINATION

Article 30. Modification.

The Board of Trustees may modify these Statutes whenever it is convenient for the Foundation's interests.

Article 31. Merging.

The board of Trustees of the Foundation may agree to merge the Foundation with another Foundation whenever it is convenient for the Foundation’s interests.
For the adoption of merging agreements, the favorable vote of the majority of the Board of Trustees will be required.
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Article 32. Termination.

The Foundation will be extinguished for the causes and in accordance with the procedures established by current legislation.
The extinction of the Foundation will determine the opening of the liquidation procedure that will be carried out by the Board of Trustees under the control of the Protectorate.

Article 33. Supplementary application clause.

Law 50/2002 on Foundations and other applicable regulations will apply to everything not regulated in these Bylaws, as well as to what is mandatory under current regulations.

VER ESTATUTOS

About us

About us

The Foundation was established in the year 2023
Purposes and Activities

Purposes and Activities

Social and health collaboration initiatives
Patronage

Patronage

Governing, representative and administrative body of the Foundation
Statutes

Statutes

Constitution of the Foundation