ESC First Contact Initiative Grant
- Amount: Two grants per year of €2,500
- Aim: To provide resources for the establishment of new research links from young scientists from European institutions to hosting institutions in a foreign country, within or outside Europe, for a minimum stay of 10 calendar days.
- Application period: April-May
- Amount: One grant per year of €12,500
- Aim: To allow a researcher to spend 6 month in a European research laboratory.
- Application period: October-January
- Amount: Two awards of €3,000
- Aim: To honour basic researchers in the early stage of their career.
- Application period: March-May
The council is pleased to also offer travel grants for FCVB and Basic Science Summer School.