Donor: EMBO
Application procedure: Online Application
Donor base: Germany
Reference number: -
Eligible applicants: Individual
Deadline: ongoing

Financial details

Grant size: Small - up to $100,000
Minimum grant size: -
Total available budget: -
Funding type: Other
Maximum grant size: €39.000
Funding ratio: up to 100%


  • Research, Technology & Innovation

Project Locations

  1. America


  2. Asia


  3. Europe

      Albania, Armenia, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Georgia, Hungary, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine


1) Objective

EMBO is an organisation of more than 1800 leading researchers that promotes excellence in the life sciences in Europe and beyond. The major goals of the organisation are to support talented researchers at all stages of their careers, stimulate the exchange of scientific information, and help build a research environment where scientists can achieve their best work. Through the Courses & Workshops Programme, EMBO supports and encourages the sharing of scientific knowledge and skills across all disciplines in the life sciences. EMBO Courses and Workshops are organised by some of the leading scientists in their fields, and enjoy an excellent reputation throughout the world.

EMBO funds over 90 events attracting more than 11,000 participants every year, making it the largest funder of scientific meetings in Europe. Funding is available for Workshops, Practical Courses, Global Lecture Courses, EMBO | FEBS Lecture Courses, Keynote Lectures and India | EMBO Lecture Courses. EMBO Workshops are scientific meetings that bring together scientists to present and discuss their latest discoveries. EMBO Practical Courses offer training in emerging techniques, taught by experts. Practical courses promote the transfer of new methodologies between laboratories. Travel grants are available to support participants attending an event. Child care grants are available to support scientists with child care responsibilities to attend EMBO Courses and Workshops.

2) Eligibility

Organizers can be of any nationality and be based in any country.

3) Location

Actions must take place in EMBC Member State or FEBS member country: Albania, Armenia, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Chile, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Georgia, Hungary, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Taiwan, Turkey, Ukraine.

4) Budget

(1) Workshop Grants + Practical Courses Grants: EMBO contributes a maximum of €39,000 (€33,500 of core funding plus €4,500 exclusively for travel grants and registration fee waivers and €1,000 for child care grants) per workshop; (2) FEBS Lecture Courses: €30,000 (payment handled by FEBS); (3) India | EMBO Lecture Courses: The maximum core funding available for an India I EMBO Lecture Course is €33,500. In addition, the India Alliance provides a maximum of INR 5.5 Lakhs (~ €7,000) for travel grants, childcare support and training workshops.

5) Application

Deadlines are 1 March and 1 August annually for EMBO Workshops, Practical Courses and Lecture Courses planned for the following year and 1 March for EMBO | FEBS Lecture Courses planned for the following year.

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