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Travel Grants

Get support to attend FCVB 2018

The Council on Basic Cardiovascular Science (CBCS) and each Working Group and Sister Society involved in FCVB 2018 are offering Travel Grants (Value of 600€) to attend the congress in Vienna.


The period to apply for a Travel Grant is now over.

Results will be announced to all applicants in the coming weeks.

How many grants are there?

Currently 54 Travel Grants are available:

  • The ESC Council on Basic Cardiovascular Science (CBCS) - 12 Emerging country Travel Grants
  • European Council for Cardiovascular Research (ECCR) - 2 Travel Grants
  • European Society for Microcirculation  (ESM) - 2 Travel Grants
    • German Society of Microcirculation and Vascular Biology - 3 Travel Grants
  • European Vascular Biology Organisation (EVBO) - 4 Travel Grants
  • International Society for Heart Research (ISHR), European Section - 4 Travel Grants
  • WG Atherosclerosis and Vascular Biology - 4 Travel Grants
  • WG Cardiac Cellular Electrophysiology - 2 Travel Grants
  • WG Cellular Biology of the Heart - 4 Travel Grants
  • WG Coronary Pathophysiology and Microcirculation - 7 Travel Grants
  • WG Development, Anatomy and Pathology - 4 Travel Grants
  • WG Myocardial and Pericardial Diseases - 2 Travel Grant
  • WG Myocardial Function - 2 Travel Grants
  • WG Thrombosis - 2 Travel Grants

Conditions to apply

  • Your abstract must be accepted for FCVB 2018
  • You must be the presenter of your abstract(s)
  • You must be 35 years or younger on 20 April 2018 OR a member of graduate programme.
  • You may select only one Working Group or Sister Society to apply for a travel grant
  • You can only submit one application


End November: Abstract results announced and Travel Grant applications open

Deadline to submit travel application is 10 January 2018, 23:59 (CET – Central European Time).

End January: All Travel Grant applicants are informed of results (positive or negative)

8 February: Early Registration Fee Deadline


Travel Grants are worth €600 each: € 430 for travel + €170 for discounted Registration

Grantees will be automatically registered to the congress and the travel element of the award will sent by bank transfer after the congress on the condition that the grantee has attended the congress and presented his/her abstract.

Awards also available

The ESC Council on Basic Cardiovascular Science (CBCS) is also funding the following awards:

  • 2 YIA winners €1000 each
  • 4 YIA runners up €300 each
  • 3 Moderated poster winners €600 each
  • 6 Moderated poster runners up €300 each

More information on the awards.