Scope: Objective is to give young scientists the chance to initiate a basic or clinical research project in the field of rare diseases.
The science award shall promote creative scientific ideas, contribute to a better understanding of the biological mechanisms leading to rare diseases and to the development of new diagnostic and/or therapeutic strategies.
Criteria for the selection: Scientific excellence, interdisciplinarity and project relevance for clinical-translational research involving the affected patients. The focus is on rare diseases which manifest during childhood.
The application is open for single persons or groups of scientists with at least one member being affiliated with a research institution located in Germany.Junior researchers are explicitly encouraged to apply.
Funding: 50.000 €
Entidad Financiadora: Care-for-Rare Foundation
Plazo de Presentación: 30/06/2016