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IPR Research Grants IRP Postdoctoral Fellowship

IPR Research Grants IRP Postdoctoral Fellowship

Prize Money
up to 150,000 Swiss Francs for two years CHF
Granting Body
IRP - International Foundation for Research in Paraplegia

Award Information

Field of research
Clinical or Basic Research on CNS Regeneration, Neuroprotection and Functional Restoration
Eligibility
IRP – International Foundation for Research in Paraplegia invites applications in the field of Clinical or Basic Research on CNS Regeneration, Neuroprotection and Functional Restoration with special emphasis on the spinal cord: - IRP RESEARCH GRANTS Funds will be allocated up to 150,000 Swiss Francs for two years on the basis of scientific quality and relevance to paraplegia for research proposals studying mechanisms of injury and repair, as well as long term recovery. - IRP Postdoctoral Fellowship IRP provides fellowships up to two years to young scientists who are either from Switzerland and who want to join an outstanding laboratory or clinic abroad, or from abroad and who wish to work in Switzerland.
Age limit
No age
Requirements
- IRP RESEARCH GRANTS IRP finances research projects regardless of the nationality of the researcher; Applications for IRP Research Grants 2019/2020 will be considered only for projects that are realized in Europe; Projects submitted for consideration must be focused on basic or clinical research into paraplegia or related fields; Each proposal retained will be financed for 1 or 2 years, to the value CHF 75'000.- or CHF 150'000.- respectively; the grant doesn`t cover additional overhead costs. The deadline for submission of proposals is 31 October each year; Proposals are evaluated by the IRP Scientific Committee by end February of the following year. The funding of the best projects recommended by the Committee is decided upon in March by the IRP foundations’ board and funds are made available to successful applications by the second semester of the same year. - IRP POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP Subsidies are of the following types: 1. A fellowship for up to 2 years in an outstanding basic research laboratory specialised in one or several aspects of CNS and spinal cord lesions and repair, preferentially in mammals. A 3rd year may be attributed to a fellow who returns to Switzerland from abroad. 2. A 1 year fellowship in a clinical research laboratory situated in the fields of diagnosis and acute lesion management of spinal cord injury, including surgery, neurology, urology, rehabilitation, and other areas related to paraplegia. Priority is given to young but already established and successful scientists working experimentally in the above-mentioned fields.
Next application deadline
2019-10-31

Contact Information

Béatrice Brunner
IRP Genève Rue François-Perréard 14 CH-1225 Chêne-Bourg IRP Zürich Seestrasse 19 CH-8002 Zürich
Email
research@irp.ch
Website
www.irp.ch

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