Second Call for Inclusive Target Countries Conference Grants and Short-Term Scientific Missions

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[Granada, July 15th 2023] – The GenE-Humdi action (Genome Editing to Treat Humans Diseases) is announcing its second call for applications for to promote young researchers mobility and participation in European forums. The initiative aims to encourage researchers from EU member countries and near neighbor countries,  with emphasis in Inclusiveness Target Countries, to participate in conferences and short-term scientific visits, promoting collaboration and knowledge exchange.

Inclusive Target Countries Conference Grants:

Funding available for researchers from: Albania, Armenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Croatia, Georgia, Greece, Hungary, Lithuania, Latvia, Malta, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Slovakia, Republic of North Macedonia, Republic of Serbia, Turkey and Ukraine.

Check updated listo f countries >here< specific countries to attend conferences aligned with the project’s objectives.

  • Maximum grant amount: €2000.
  • Applications evaluated based on conference relevance and the proposed contribution to project goals.
  • Applicants must be affiliated with institutions in the eligible countries and meet certain criteria.
  • No fixed deadline, but grants awarded on a first-come, first-served basis until funds are depleted.

Short-Term Scientific Missions (STSMs):

Researchers have the opportunity to visit institutions in other countries to strengthen networks and gain new knowledge. STSMs contribute to the project’s scientific objectives and allow researchers to learn new techniques. They are invaluable tool in young researcher development.

  • Maximum grant amount: €4000.
  • Eligible researchers from COST member countries and neighboring regions can apply, with preference given to young researchers.
  • No fixed deadline, but grants awarded on a first-come, first-served basis until funds are depleted.

Interested researchers should review the project’s Memorandum of Understanding  and full call for the available topics. The application process is managed through the e-COST system as in previous Calls.

For more information and to apply, visit the GenE-Humdi official webpage and refer to the Grant Awarding User Guide on the e-COST system or contact ITC Coordinators or Grant Coordinators (GeneHumdi Leadership postition with contact links).

Read the full call here

About GenE-Humdi:

GenE-Humdi is a collaborative project focused on advancing genome editing research to treat human diseases. The project promotes inclusive participation, research training, and international collaboration.

Media Contact:

Francisco Javier Molina Estévez

Science Communication Coordinator

GeneHumdi|COST Action CA21113

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