These grants support research on Down syndrome and other rare intellectual disabilities from genetic origin.
Applications could cover fundamental, translational, epidemiological, clinical research, neurobiology, and pharmacology including animal pharmacology, genetic, genomic, induced pluripotent stem cells, and neuropsychology techniques or data analysis.
Autumn calls will focus exclusively on Down syndrome research and spring calls will focus on Down syndrome as well as other rare intellectual disabilities from genetic origin.
Funding & Duration
Pilot or exploratory grants will be dedicated to initial early stage experiments built on preliminary data, or to ancillary projects to primary larger projects, worth up to €40,000 (approx. AUD $72,000) for up to two years;
Advanced grants will be dedicated to larger breakthrough projects with preliminary data, worth up to €80,000 (approx. AUD $143,000) for up to two years.
Priority will be given to clinical research projects.
Submission Requirements & Due Date
- Applications must be submitted for internal review by 30 July 2018
- Please email email@example.com if you are considering applying for this scheme.
- See also: Submitting an Application to Research Services for Review