ESHRE is delighted to announce that the project of Dr Roger Sturmey and his colleagues from Hull and Manchester Universities “Embryo quality revisited: understanding and treating the hidden impact of maternal obesity” have been awarded the research grant of 150 000 Euro.
The 150 000 Euro ESHRE grant rewards the best submitted project focusing on the theme of maternal determinants of embryo developmental ability. The 2018 edition of the grant was very competitive with 71 projects submitted for the 150 000 Euro grant.
ESHRE Research Grants are designed to support scientists and clinicians (investigators) by funding proposals in basic and clinical research in the field of reproductive medicine.
ESHRE will provide appropriate and adequate support to excellent scientists and/or clinicians, whatever their nationality, with the only restriction of them being an ESHRE member. Projects will be selected for funding based on scientific excellence, originality and feasibility. The applicant submitting the proposal will be the Coordinator of the project and s/he will be the main contact person for ESHRE.
ESHRE will award 2 Research Grants in 2018: a Research Grant of 50.000 Euro and a Research Grant of 150.000 Euro. Funding can be spread over up to 3 years.
Applications for the 50000 euro Research Grant should focus on the theme “Chromosome and DNA integrity of oocytes and embryos”, applications for the 150000 euro Research Grant on the theme “Maternal determinants of embryo developmental ability”.
Deadline to send in your proposal was 3 April 2018.