Christopher Foyle, Founder

The Foyle Research Institute of Monaco

The Foyle Research Institute of Monaco (FRIM) is a non-profit organization founded and headed by Christopher Foyle, a philanthropist from the United Kingdom and owner of Foyle’s Bookstore and other businesses, who now lives in the European Principality of Monaco.

The primary mission of FRIM is to support and carry out scientific and objective investigative research and field explorations on sometimes controversial subjects, as well as, research on and development of highly innovative and transformative technologies. These specific subjects are noted on the web pages of the seven principal areas of FRIM’s interest.

Please click on the “AREAS of R&D” dropdown menu at the top of this page and select the topic link of interest to view details.



FRIM is funding research in each of the above seven areas. For detailed information on proposal submission and procedures, please click the button to the right:

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