• <span>We are overwhelmed! </span><br>

    We are overwhelmed!


    155,288 registered participants raised 6.8 Mio euros for spinal cord research.

  • <span>Everyday Life with a Spinal Cord Injury </span><br>

    Everyday Life with a Spinal Cord Injury


    Tina shares how she manages life as a tetraplegic.

  • <span>Your donation at work </span><br>

    Your donation at work


    In Atlanta spinal cord injury patients are treated with lower oxygen levels.

  • <span>Fundraising is fun and easy</span><br>

    Fundraising is fun and easy


    Help us to raise funds and awareness for spinal cord research.

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Spinal Cord Injury must become curable

Wings for Life is a not-for-profit spinal cord research foundation. Our mission is to find a cure for spinal cord injury. We fund world-class scientific research and clinical trials around the globe aimed at healing the injured spinal cord.  

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Progress in spinal cord research is largely driven by private funding. Wings for Life is dependent on donations from individuals and companies. 100% of all donations are used for research purposes because all administrative costs are kindly covered by the Red Bull Company.

News and events

Keeping up to date

Scientific Meetings May/June

Scientific Meetings May/June

Researchers exchange their knowledge on congresses, symposia, and meetings. Here is the scientific event calendar for May - June 2017.

Worldwide charity run beats all expectations

Worldwide charity run beats all expectations

Historic milestones made the fourth annual Wings for Life World Run an exceptional event. In all, 6.8 million euros were raised for spinal cord research by 155,288 registered participants!

Watch live now: 155,288 racing worldwide

Watch live now: 155,288 racing worldwide

Runners have surged past start lines at 111 locations in 58 countries at 11am UTC today for the Wings for Life World Run.

Worldwide , at the same time

Wings for Life World Run

Are You Ready, Mrs Gerhardter?

Are You Ready, Mrs Gerhardter?

On the 7th of May Anita Gerhardter will be running at the Wings for Life World Run in Vienna. In this short interview, she tells us what she is looking forward to.

New York, United States

New York Red Bulls host Wings for Life Night

“When It Comes to Research, You Need to Stay Focused”

“When It Comes to Research, You Need to Stay Focused”

Our Scientific Director Jan Schwab is among the top researchers in the field of spinal cord injuries. His speciality: the paralysis of the immune system.

Staying the Course

Staying the Course

Many valuable medical discoveries never reach the patient. They fail at the Valley of Death. Now, a whole series of new measures has been introduced to help the situation.

Join the Wings for Life World Run

Join the Wings for Life World Run

The global charity run continues on May 7. You can join your favorite event or run anywhere with a virtual Catcher Car.

Drug shows stronger motor recovery

Drug shows stronger motor recovery

The early administration of gabapentinoids improves motor recovery after spinal cord injury in humans.

Fitness First, Cottons, London, UK

Free Runners Workshop

Fitness First, Cottons, London, UK

Fitness Challenge Day