CALL FOR PROJECTS 2019 VICTOR AND ERMINIA MESCLE AWARD

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CALL FOR PROJECTS 2019 VICTOR AND ERMINIA MESCLE AWARD

General conditions:

This award is intended to support preclinical research on cell or organ grafts.

Projects related to the following topics in particular are eligible:

- Transplantation and/or cellular therapy targeting solid organs
- The loss of graft and/or the induction of tolerance, the molecular mechanisms involved, the identification of new biomarkers that could potentially be used clinically on a prognostic or diagnostic basis.

Projects related to the characterization and production of cells (stem or progenitor) or bone marrow graft for the correction of hematologic diseases as well as projects that are strictly epidemiological or funded by clinical trials are excluded.

Grant:

This Award is intended to support one single research team.
The total amount allocated is 100 000 euros for a maximum duration of 2 years.

Eligibility Requirements:

The applicant must be a researcher or teacher staff researcher (EPST, University…) having research activity for the entire duration of the project.

The applicant must not be a recipient of perennial financing from the FRM in the process of being funded (Equipes FRM, Amorçage de jeunes équipe, Programmes Urgences et Pionniers).

The projects must come from research teams set up in French laboratories and linked to one or more research organizations or higher education establishments (Inserm, CNRS, University…).

The request for funding of a total amount of 100 000 euros can include equipment costs, operational costs, and travel and/or personnel costs.

The requests will be evaluated by a steering committee composed of French experts.

Calendar
March 6, 2019 Application opens
April 16, 2019 Application closes
June 12, 2019 Final selection

For more details on this call for proposals with the corresponding informational document, go to the FRM website: www.frm.org - “accès chercheurs” - “appel à projets FRM” - “prix de recherche”
Contact: G. Pollin: gaetane.pollin@frm.org