EUROSPINE TFR offers 3 grant types:
Development Grant up to EUR 10.000
This grant aims to help taking a good idea to a feasible grant application. The funds are intended to help develop a pilot study.
The application must link to the intended pilot study, indicate a timeline, and give a detailed budget.
Pilot Study Grant up to EUR 30.000 for one year
This grant is for a formal pilot study prior to a full funding application.
The study design may be longitudinal cohort, clinical trial, or laboratory experiment.
The pilot study should include a model for the research suggested, and demonstrate the importance of the topic.
The application must link to the intended main study, indicate a timeline, and give a detailed budget.
Main Study Grant up to EUR 100.000 total over 3 years
This grant is for formal experimental or observational studies answering a specific clinical or a basic science question.
The study design must be robust and appropriate for the question (e.g. longitudinal cohort; randomised controlled trial; laboratory tests on specimens).
Please note that applicant or at least one member of the research team must be a member of EUROSPINE.
Research Authority due date: 24.1.18