EHA Topics-in-Focus Research Grants 2020

EHA Topics-in-Focus Research Grants 2020

Funding - Resource
Description: 

EHA Topics-in-Focus Research Grants support talented junior researchers in advancing their career. EHA has earmarked one grant for immunotherapy and one grant for hemoglobinopathies, , with a focus on Sickle Cell Disease. These research grants are intended exclusively for fundamental and translational lab-based research in hematology. Purely clinical research projects will not be eligible, nor projects in health economics or other non-lab-based research. An exception can be the translational part of a clinical trial, although it must be relevant and novel.
There are 3 types of grants:
- Topics-in-Focus junior Research Grant: €50.000 per year for 2 years (total €100.000)
For basic researchers within 4 years of their PhD graduation. The month of graduation must be less than 4 years before closing date of application, exceptions must be justified.

- Topics-in-Focus advanced Research Grant: €80.000 per year for 2 years (total €160.000)
For basic researchers 4-8 years after their PhD graduation. The time interval between month of graduation and closing date of application, exceptions must be justified.

- Topics-in-Focus physician Scientist Research Grant: €80.000 per year for 2 years (total €160.000)
For physician scientists who comply with:
* Graduation month of hematology training, MD or PhD (whichever is last), must be within 4 years of the closing date of the application
* Must have protected time for performing the research project, to be justified in the letter of support by the institute where the research will be performed

Deadline: 
Date and time
Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 11:00