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Travel grants

 

A limited number of travel grants are available for eligible participants who are selected to attend EMBO Practical Courses, EMBO | FEBS Lecture Courses, ESF | EMBO Symposia, EMBO | EMBL Symposia and selected other EMBO events, including The EMBO Meeting.



 

EMBO Practical Courses and selected EMBO Workshops and EMBO Conferences

Applicants do not need to apply separately for travel grants for these events. Selection of awardees is handled directly by the organizer who will notify all eligible participants.

 If you have any questions regarding travel grants for a specific event please contact the relevant course organizer directly. For a list of all upcoming EMBO Courses & Workshops, please see the Events Calendar. 

For each event, you will find a link to the corresponding website. 

 

The aim of these grants is to facilitate the participation of those coming from labs located in countries in need of scientific strengthening (whether located within Europe or internationally). Priority is given to selected participants working in the following countries: Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Malta, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Taiwan and Turkey.

 

These grants are designed to cover economy travel to attend the meeting. Visa costs, accommodation and subsistence will not be covered by these funds.

 

SIBBM travel grants

In addition, there are travel grants available for participants from Italy, in cooperation with the SIBBM to attend EMBO events. The participants interested should contact the SIBBM directly, only after being accepted by the event organizers to attend the EMBO event. 

 

Singapore travel grants

For scientists based in Singapore additional travel grants are available based on the cooperation agreement between EMBO and Singapore. The participants interested should apply directly to A*Star Singapore for a travel grant, only after being accepted by the event organizers to attend the EMBO event.

 

Taiwanese cooperation agreement

Travel grants are also available as part of the cooperation agreement with the National Science Council of Taiwan for scientists working in Taiwanese institutions. The participants interested should contact the EMBO Global Exchange team ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. only after being accepted by the event organizers to attend the EMBO event.

 

EMBO | FEBS Lecture Courses

There are Youth Travel Fellowships available to attend joint EMBO | FEBS Lecture Courses. Further guidelines are available on the FEBS website.

 

EMBO | EMBL Symposia

There are travel grants and registration fee waivers available to attend EMBO | EMBL Symposia. Further guidelines are available on the EMBO | EMBL Symposia website.

 

ESF | EMBO Symposia

There are travel grants and registration fee waivers available to attend joint ESF | EMBO Symposia.

 

The EMBO Meeting

There are travel grants and registration fee waivers available to attend The EMBO Meeting. Further guidelines are available on the The EMBO Meeting website. Please contact Laura Alvarez ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ) for any queries.

 

Contact

For applicants of EMBO Practical Courses, EMBO Workshops and EMBO Conferences

Please contact the relevant course organizer directly

 

For The EMBO Meeting participants

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Laura Alvarez Laura Alvarez
Administrator
T. + 49 6221 8891 121

 

 

For course organizers

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  Anne-Marie Glynn
 Programme Manager
 T. + 49 6221 8891 104

 Elena Ratcliff Elena Ratcliff
 Administrator
 T. + 49 6221 8891 105