FUNDING PROGRAMME

Biostime Institute for Nutrition and Care – Geneva grants for research scientists

Biostime Institute for Nutrition and Care Geneva welcomes grant applications from research scientists based in Universities, hospitals or other academic institutions.

The research grants aim to provide financial support for innovative research projects.

 

2019 RESEARCH TOPICS :  

1. Microbiota

2. Allergy

3. Infant brain development

4. Child obesity

5. Women’s health around pregnancy

PROCESS AND TIMELINES 

STEP 1  : Submission of abstracts (Pre-selection)

Deadline March 15th, 2019 – Submission of abstract (online application)

STEP 2 : Submission of Full Application Dossier

 

Selected applicants will receive by email a Full application Dossier to complete

Deadline April 20th, 2019 – Submission of Full Dossier

 FUNDINGS : 

  • 50’000 Euros per project*

* A bonus of 5’000 Euros will be granted for publication of research in Journals with an Impact factor > 2.5

REQUIREMENTS FOR FUNDINGS : 

Research will lead to a publication in a peer-reviewed Journal.

 ROADMAP :

  • Applicants will send abstracts (online application): Up to March 15th, 2019
  • Preselection of applications: March 17th, 2019
  • Selected applications will receive by email a Full Application to complete and send: Up to April 20th, 2019
  • Examination of Full Dossier / Applications by the Scientific Committee: May 3rd, 2019
  • Final Decision and Communication to applicants: June 04th, 2019
  • Financing Agreements: June 30th, 2019
  • Start of research projects: September – October 15th, 2019

PROJECTS THAT DO NOT RECEIVE FUNDING :  

1. Doubtful sustainability

2. Research on food policy, food production or food technology

 

SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION ONLINE – STEP 1 : PRESELECTION

Note to the applicants : Please ensure  all fields and the captcha are completed on the application form. Your application will be validated and submited once all fields are completed in this section.

Please read carefully the guidelines (download) and complete the fields below

If you have any questions about BINC Geneva’s funding process, please email us at 

contact@binc-geneva.com 

 

 

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BINC-Geneva selected projects and awardees for 2018 :

Cognition/Brain development

  • Amandine Bellanger – Division of Neonatology, University Hospital of Rennes France

Gut Bacteria and Brain of the Baby: to link up the dynamic of gut colonization in preterms born at gestational age of 30-326/7 weeks and their psychomotor development at 2 years”.

Gut Microbiota

  • Dr Patricia Parnet – Head of research unit INSERM UMR 1280, France

Transmission of obesity from mother to child through microbiota transfer and impact on feeding behavior

  • Prof. Marie-José Butel – PharmD, PhD Professor, Director of the research team EA 4065, Microbiologist, Paris Descartes University, France

Gut microbiota establishment, perinatal determinants and relationships with growth and overweight in children”.

Skin Microbiota

  • Dr. Marie Bodinier – Project manager Research scientist at INRA, France

PREMIPLA project : the effect of antenatal PREbiotics supplementation on MIcrobiota in PLAcenta in the context of allergy prevention”.

  • Dr. Clarissa Schwab/Christian Lacroix – EZH (Switzerland) Laboratory for Food Biotechnology Zurich, Switzerland

Infant gut development and the risk of allergy and atopic dermatitis”.