Seeding Grant Application now open!

13 August 2019

The EAU RF is pleased to announce another opportunity for seeding grants, with the aim of supporting highly innovative and original research by a junior investigator.

Applicants are invited to submit 1-year research projects with a total budget up to €25,000. These projects should be designed to collect or strengthen preliminary data and to help the start of clinical trials or other clinical research projects with, possible qualification for future external competitive funding. Preliminary data is not required in the application. Seeding grants will be awarded only in clinical research.

The call for applications is currently open, with deadlines closing on October 9th, 2019 (notification) and October 23rd, 2019 (grant application). Funding for this call for application amounts to a maximum of € 50,000 in total for 2 projects. The applicant must be an academically active researcher/clinician and member of the EAU and be younger than 40 at the submission deadline. The total project period is one year. Successful projects will start in December 2019 and will end in December 2020.


The maximum budget request is € 25,000. Funds can be spent on salaries (including the grant holder) and/or consumables/reagents/subcontracts. Payment of internal facilities/clinical costs are allowed up to € 5,000. The budget description must be accurate and every item must be justified in the appropriate section of the application form.

More information about the application process can be found here.

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