Increasing participation in the EMBO Programmes across Europe
New and adapted schemes and support offerings for life scientists in or going to participating countries
Until the end of 2024, life scientists in or going to Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Poland, Slovenia and Turkey can apply for the following schemes and support offerings:
Reserved for researchers applying to work in one of the eleven participating countries. An interview is guaranteed to all applicants, provided their application passes initial screening for quality.
Advanced Collaboration Grants
A scheme for group leaders in the participating countries who wish to visit scientists in other EMBC Member States to develop or carry out collaborative projects, or to prepare joint grant proposals.
Early Career Lecture Courses
Funding for lecture courses to train PhD students and postdoctoral researchers in the participating countries.
Funding to invite EMBO Members and Young Investigators to give lecture series in institutions in the participating countries.
Open Access publication
EMBO waives the Article Processing Charge (APC) for Open Access publication in the EMBO Press journals for scientists working in one of the participating countries. The waiver also applies to scientists based in any EMBC Member State or in countries and territories covered by a co-operation agreement provided they are not covered by a Springer Nature Open Access Agreement and do not have scientific publishing support or alternative funding available.
Grants for participation atEMBO Courses & Workshops
Researchers at any career stage and from any discipline in the life sciences can apply for a grant of up to 700 euros to cover registration fees, travel and accommodation for participation in an EMBO Course or Workshop.
The selection of grantees is handled directly by the organizer. 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.
Supporting life scientists displaced by armed conflicts. The grants are available as one-year stipends for researchers to start, continue or finish their PhD thesis; for postdoctoral researchers and for research stays by scientists at the professorial and group leader level.
This scheme is no longer accepting applications.
The schemes and support offerings are funded with means from EMBC.