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Fellowships, grants and career support

Postdoctoral Fellowships​

EMBO Postdoctoral Fellowships support scientists to carry out research for a period of up to two years. International mobility is a key requirement.

Scientific Exchange Grants

EMBO Scientific Exchange Grants support new, international collaborations, enabling the transfer of expertise unavailable in the applicant’s laboratory. The grants fund research visits of up to three months.

New Venture Fellowships

In memory of a bright-minded and passionate scientist, the EMBO New Venture Fellowships will help young scientists explore topics outside their current area to allow them to pursue a new research direction in their future work

Core Facility Fellowships

EMBO Core Facility Fellowships support training for staff of core facilities that provide services to research institutions or universities. The fellowships fund international exchanges of up to one month.

Young Investigator Programme

The EMBO Young Investigator Programme supports group leaders in the early stages of setting up their independent laboratories for a period of four years. Networking is a key aspect of the programme.

Installation Grants

EMBO Installation Grants fund group leaders in the early stages of setting up their independent laboratories in the Czech Republic, Estonia, Lithuania, Montenegro, Poland, Portugal or Turkey for three to five years. Networking is a key aspect of the programme.

Global Investigator Network

The EMBO Global Investigator Network supports scientists in the early stages of setting up their independent laboratories in Chile, India, Singapore or Taiwan for a period of four years. It provides funding for networking, collaboration and training activities.