Detall de la convocatòria


Objectiu de la convocatòria
Through the Young Investigator Programme, EMBO identifies and supports some of the best young researchers in the life sciences. EMBO Young Investigators are group leaders in the early stages of setting up an independent laboratory in EMBC Member or Associate Member States. They receive financial and practical support for a period of four years to help them develop skills and connections that will help them during this career stage.
Lloc de presentació
El personal de l'IMIM i PSMAR que necessiteu més informació adreceu-vos a:
Servei de Recerca. C/ Doctor Aiguader, 88. 08003 Barcelona. Tel.: 93.316.04.00.
• Carol Barnwell, Ext.: 1670
• Marta López, Ext.: 1576
Convocatòria (URL)
Impresos (URL)
Applications to the EMBO Young Investigator Programme are accepted annually in a two-stage process and must be submitted through an online system:
Informació addicional
The deadline for pre-applications is 1 April 2019, 14:00 CEST.
The deadline for full applications is 17 June 2019, 23:55 CEST
Candidates applying to become a Young Investigator must:
  • Have been an independent group leader for at least one year at the pre-application deadline and for less than four years on 1 January in the year of application.
  • Have an excellent track record. Carry out research in the life sciences in an EMBC Member State, an EMBC Associate Member State (currently India and Singapore) or a in countries/territories covered by a co-operation agreement (currently Taiwan and Chile).
  • Have obtained sufficient funding to run their laboratory.
  • Have published at least one last author research paper in an international peer reviewed journal from independent work carried out in their own laboratory.
  • Be 40 years old or younger on 1 January in the year of application, unless exceptional circumstances have significantly delayed career progression.
  • Be able to attend an interview in Heidelberg, Germany, on 23 or 24 October 2019.
    For detailed information on the eligibility criteria, please consult the application guidelines (pdf).
  • Dotació
    EMBO Young Investigators receive a financial award of 15,000 euros in their second year. They can also apply for additional small grants of up to 10,000 euros per year.
    Young Investigators also benefit from extensive practical support, including:
  • Networking actions (seminars, visits...)
  • Support for Young Investigators (mentorship, training...)
  • Support for Young Investigator laboratories (access to EMBL core facilities, annual course for PhD students...)
  • Durada
    4 years


    preapplication_form (1).doc
    full_application_form (1).doc
    application_guidelines (1).pdf