Detall de la convocatòria


Objectiu de la convocatòria
The aim of the Program is to promote, through international cooperation, basic research focused on the elucidation of the sophisticated and complex mechanisms of living organisms for the benefit of all humankind. Applicants are expected to develop novel lines of research distinct from their ongoing research. HFSPO attaches the highest importance to novelty, scientific merit, internationality, and interdisciplinarity. Preliminary results are not required.
The Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP) is a niche program that supports innovative basic research into fundamental biological problems with emphasis placed on novel and interdisciplinary approaches that involve scientific exchanges across national and disciplinary boundaries. The participation of scientists from disciplines outside the traditional life sciences such as biophysics, chemistry, computational biology, computer science, engineering, mathematics, nanoscience or physics has made biological research increasingly quantitative and will continue to do so. Such collaborations have opened up new approaches for understanding the complex structures and regulatory networks that characterize living organisms, their evolution and interactions.
Note, HFSPO funds only basic research. Applied applications, including medical research typically funded by national medical research bodies, will be deemed ineligible.
Característiques principals
Types of award:
  • Young investigators’ Grants: General aims: It is to be expected that outstanding young scientists, in the initial period of their independent careers, are in a particularly good position to formulate innovative and fertile research projects.
  • Program Grants: General aims: Program Grants are meant to allow teams of independent researchers to develop new lines of research through the collaboration.
  • 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)
    Informació addicional
    The member countries are currently Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus (EU part only), the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, the Republic of Ireland, the Republic of Korea, Romania, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and the United States of America.
  • The Principal Applicant of a Research Grant must have a laboratory in a member country (with the exception of HFSP Career Development Awardees – see section 4.2. of the Guidelines).
  • All team members are expected to direct a research group (however small). The HFSP award is not intended to create scientific independence, this is a decision of the research institute prior to the application.
  • 2 – 4 member teams, with not more than one member from any one country.
  • Young Investigators’ Grants: all members of a Young Investigators’ grant team must be within 5 years of obtaining an independent position but must have obtained their first doctoral degree (PhD, MD or equivalent) not longer than 10 years before the deadline for submission of the letter of intent.
  • Program Grants: all members of a Program Grant team must be in a position to initiate and direct their own independent lines of research. They must have responsibility for their own laboratories and show evidence of independence. “Postdocs” are not eligible to apply.
  • Dotació
    Up to $450,000 per year for the whole team depending on the size of the team.
    3 years.
  • Registration and obtaining a reference number March 18th 2019
  • Submission of Letters of Intent: March 28th 2019
  • Arxius

    Announcement (1).pdf
    Writing a letter of intent (4).pdf
    Scientific elements needed for the letter of intent.pdf
    LI Guidelines (10).pdf