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ESC research grants

A category of grants awarded to medical graduates at any stage in their career but before obtaining a "permanent", "senior staff" or "consultant" post, or for science graduates with research experience up to Junior Investigator, Lecturer, Assistant Professorship or equivalent level, whose work has been, or is, related to cardiovascular research.

Applications submission deadline 31 January 2017


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Applicants must be under 36 at the day of application deadline.

Any citizen or permanent resident of a country, which is a regular ESC or ESC Affiliated member, can apply. Applicants who have not been ordinarily residents in such country throughout the three years preceding the application date are not eligible. Periods of residence mainly for full time education will not be accepted as ordinary residence for this purpose.

Medical graduates can apply at any stage of their career, provided they have already proved some research potential by publishing in medical journals. Science graduates should hold a PhD or DPhil degree or equivalent or must have submitted a thesis before the grant period commences.

ESC Research Grants are awarded for a period of twelve months.

Read more about rules for ESC research grants.


Congratulations to ESC Research Grant Awardees 2016!

Name Origin Hosting country
Dr Mincu Raluca Romania Germany
Dr Michele Conti Italy Switzerland
Dr Jeroen Vis Netherlands Spain
Dr Linda van Laake Netherlands Germany
Dr Sofia-Iris Bibli Greece Germany
Dr Angelo Torrente Italy France
Dr Rafik Tadros Canada Netherlands
Dr Massimiliano Lorenzini Italy United Kingdom
Dr Alban-Elouen Baruteau France United Kingdom
Dr Yeliz Angin Belgium Belgium
Dr Abhinav Sharma Canada France
Dr Valentina Labate Italy Netherlands