Fellowships and Grants

Fellowships and Grants

Call for ECCO Fellowships, Grants and Travel Awards

ECCO Fellowships, Grants and Travel Awards are available to encourage young physicians in their career and to promote innovative scientific research in IBD in Europe.

In 2019, ECCO will award the ECCO Pioneer Award for the third time.

 

Overview of available ECCO Awards to be awarded at the ECCO'19 Congress:

 

ECCO-Pfizer Research Grant on Predictors of response to JAK inhibitors

Deadline: September 1, 2018

Purpose: Encourage and support innovative basic and/or clinical scientific research in the area of IBD, with a special focus on predictors of response

Target audience: Basic and/or clinical scientists

Place of research: Collaboration between minimum of 2 IBD Centres

ECCO Membership: Required (all group applications)

Prize: EUR 280,000

Number of awards available: 1

Duration of funding: 2 years

 

ECCO Pioneer Award

Deadline: June 1, 2018

Purpose: Promote visionary, innovative, and inter-disciplinary collaborative research projects in the field of IBD

Target audience: Basic and/or clinical scientists

Place of research: Collaboration between minimum of 2 IBD Centres

ECCO Membership: Required (all group applications)

Prize: EUR 250,000

Number of awards available: 1

Duration of funding: 2 years

 

ECCO Fellowship

Deadline: September 1, 2018

Purpose: Promote innovative scientific research and knowledge exchange in IBD in Europe

Target audience: Young scientists not older than 40 years or still training

Place of research: Hosting institute outside one’s own country

ECCO Membership: Required

Prize: EUR 60,000

Number of awards available: 2

Duration of funding: 1 year 

 

ECCO Grant

Deadline: September 1, 2018

Purpose: Promote innovative scientific research in IBD in Europe

Target audience: Basic and/or clinical scientists

Place of research: In own institute

ECCO Membership: Required (applicant)

Prize: EUR 50,000

Number of awards available: 12

Duration of funding: 1 year 

 

ECCO-AOCC Visiting Travel Grant

Deadline: September 1, 2018

Purpose: Offering European and Asian investigators exchange visits to IBD centres in Asia or Europe, respectively

Target audience: Young scientists not older than 40 years or still training

Place of research: Hosting institute outside one’s own country

ECCO Membership: ECCO-AOCC Visiting Travel Grant applicants and their hosts need to be ECCO or AOCC Members respectively (at the time of application)

Prize: EUR 10,000

Number of awards available: 2

Duration of funding: max. 3 months 

 

ECCO Travel Award

Deadline: September 1, 2018

Purpose: Enable visits of European IBD centres, learning of scientific techniques, clinical observership

Target audience: Young scientists not older than 40 years or still training

Place of research: Hosting institute outside one’s own country

ECCO Membership: Required (Both applicant & supervisor at hosting institute)

Prize: EUR 1,500

Number of awards available: 4

Duration of funding: max. 3 months 

 

N-ECCO Research Grant

Deadline: September 1, 2018

Purpose: Enhance the opportunity for IBD nurses to be involved in international research projects across Europe

Target audience: IBD nurses

Place of research: In own institute

ECCO Membership: Required

Prize: EUR 20,000

Number of awards available: 1

Duration of funding: 1 year 

 

N-ECCO Travel Award

Deadline: September 1, 2018

Purpose: Enable visits of European IBD centres, learning from IBD nursing services

Target audience: IBD nurses

Place of research: Hosting institute outside one’s own country OR in own country

ECCO Membership: Required (Both applicant & supervisor at hosting institute

Prize: EUR 1,500

Number of awards available: 1

Duration of funding: max. 3 months 

 


ECCO Fellowships and Grants can be supported by industry, including (optionally) setting a specific topic.

ECCO offers sincere gratitude for the support of the following Fellowships and Grants:

Awarded at ECCO'17: ECCO-Vifor Pharma Grant - with a special focus on iron deficiency

Awarded at ECCO'16: ECCO-Nestlé Health Science Nutrition Fellowship - with a special focus on the role of food and nutrition in the etiology and management of IBD.

Awarded at ECCO'14: ECCO-DigestScience Research Funding - funding for scientific research in the area of ”Intestinal Fibrosis”

Awarded at ECCO'14: Cosmopharma-funded ECCO Fellowship

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Past ECCO Fellowships, Grants & Travel Award winners

pdfList of ECCO award winners 2008-2017448 KB

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