BRIDGES 4th round of funding was dedicated to short term projects (maximun USD 65.000 and 2 years).
57 applications have been received from 32 countries.
Each application was reviewed by 2 international experts.
BRIDGES Executive Committee has decided to grant 9 projects (see below).
To prepare for further rounds of funding, below you will find links to useful tools:
- Grant writing for translational research: a presentation developed by Dr V. Narayan from Emory University for BRIDGES workshop in 2008 and the 20th World Diabetes Congress (Montreal 18-22 October 2009). Available for download in English , French , Spanish , and Russian 
- An example of a good application  received during BRIDGES 1st round of funding
- A sample budget  with justification
- A tool  to help you calculate sample sizes
- A list of websites and references  to help you develop your project.
You can also access 4 examples of projects in translational research:
- Diabetes Nurse Case Management & Motivational Interviewing for Change  (R.Gabbay, Penn State Institute for Diabetes and Obesity, USA)
- Barriers and breakthroughs: Diabetes Self-Management Training in Primary Care  (J. Zgibor, University of Pittsburgh, USA)
- Impact of an educational video film in Egypt  (S.Assaad-Khalil, University of Alexandria, Egypt)
- PACE Diabetes Project: A translational research in the Community  (V.Mohan, Madras Diabetes Research Foundation, India)
For more information, please contact email@example.com .
BRIDGES (Bringing Research in Diabetes to Global Environments and Systems) is a programme of the International Diabetes Federation , and supported by an educational grant from Lilly Diabetes.