Submitted by Lorenzo.Piemonte on Thu, 05/12/2011 - 16:28
The 4th round of funding for the IDF BRIDGES (Bringing Research in Diabetes to Global Environments and Systems) global grant programme is now open. This round is dedicated to short term projects (maximum 2 years and USD 65.000). The deadline to complete the application form is 15 February 2012.
Under the umbrella of BRIDGES, the International Diabetes Federaton is now offering 2 financing programmes to support projects in translational research.
BRIDGES is dedicated to projects around the world testing and implementing innovative research in diabetes. BRIDGES is targeted at applicants who already have an experience in designing and implementing projects in translational research and/or education. BRIDGES is extremely competitive.
Selected coordinating site: University of Helsinki (project submitted by Dr Qing Qiao, Dr Markku Peltonen, Professor Jaakko Tuomilehto and Dr Weiguo Gao)
Selected implementation sites: National Institute of Diabetes and Metabolic Disorders, Hanoi (Vietnam) The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi (Pakistan) The aim of this initiative is to promote and facilitate the: