Engaging with a hub for innovation and collaboration

Through an interdisciplinary scientific approach, Biostime Institute for Nutrition and Care aims to stimulate innovation, collaboration and technology translation in health sciences.

Every year, our research grants provide financial support for innovative research projects from research scientists based in universities, hospitals or leading academic institutions.

BINC allocates up to 50’000 euros per research project for preclinical research and up to 100’000 euros per research project for clinical research. *

The aim is that the research will lead to a publication in a peer-reviewed Journal to diffuse the outcomes of this research to the broader scientific community

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


1. Microbiota

2. Infant brain development

3. Child nutrition and obesity

4. Allergy

5. Women’s health around pregnancy



STEP 1: Submission of abstracts (Pre-selection)

Deadline March 16th, 2020 – Submission of abstract (online application)

STEP 2: Submission of Full Application Dossier

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

Given the current health situation relating to COVID-19, the deadline for submitting complete files has been extended to May 15, 2020.

STEP 3: Examination of Full Dossier / Applications by the Scientific Committee

STEP 4: Final Decision and Communication to applicants: First week of October 2020

STEP 5: Financing Agreements

STEP 6: Start of research projects