Organizers of major international scientific meetings can apply for funding for an EMBO Member or EMBO Associate Member to give a keynote lecture. Up to 1,000 euros (within the same continent) and 2,000 euros (intercontinental, including Israel) to cover travel and accommodation costs which will be reimbursed to the speaker, who will be requested to submit an expense claim form together with relevant receipts to the EMBO Courses & Workshops Office.
The lecture must be given the status of a keynote lecture, featured prominently within the programme and entitled “The EMBO Lecture”. Funding will only be provided for one EMBO Member or EMBO Associate Member per meeting. Please note that funding is not available for EMBO Keynote Lectures at EMBO Workshops and EMBO | EMBL Symposia.
It is also possible to apply for funding for a virtual keynote lecture. Up to 1,000 euro to cover expenses associated with the virtual meeting platform will be reimbursed to the meeting organizer who will be requested to submit an expense claim form together with relevant receipts to the EMBO Courses & Workshops office.
Applications are handled via the online application system. Please check the eligibility requirements before applying.