In the 2017 call for applications, we are awarding 10 Research Grants totaling 315,000 euros to provide financial support for undertaking research projects in areas of Health Promotion and Insurance and Social Protection.
The grants are open to any academic and professional researchers and research teams wishing to run research programs in the aforementioned areas, independently or as part of the universities, hospitals, companies or research centers to which they are affiliated.
The grant will be awarded to the principal investigator as beneficiary of the same or, at his/her request, to the institution to which he/she is affiliated and where the research is carried out, provided that the grant will be exclusively used to this end.
The maximum gross amount of each one will be as follows:
- Health Promotion: 48,000 euros.
- Insurance and Social Protection: 15,000 euros.
The duration of the grant will be one calendar year from the date of its acceptance and formalization.
The areas and subjects in which the research projects should focus are the following:
- Strategies for habit change: prevention of obesity and promotion of physical activity.
- Patient education
- Physical injury assessment
- Health management: clinical quality and safety
INSURANCE AND SOCIAL PROTECTION
The challenges of the 21st century:
- Social Protection.
Application and documentation
The deadline for registration and submitting the documents to apply for these grants is 13 October, 2017 (inclusive). Registration should be done online according to the area of study and attaching the documentation requested in the rules.
To prepare the report outlining the project it is mandatory to use the following template: