CALL FOR PROPOSALS 2022 CRP – Research Grants




Grants are awarded to contribute to the implementation of outstanding scientific research projects. An important element of successful applications is the feasibility of the proposed project within the designated time-frame (maximum 36 months).

The maximum annual contribution from ICGEB is Euro 25,000. Funds can only be used to cover expenditures that are directly relevant to the project. This may include purchasing consumable items, scientific literature and basic standard laboratory equipment. Travel and training costs can also be covered.

Salaries of the Principal Investigators and infrastructural support (e.g., normal administrative and overhead expenses of the Institution, maintenance and rental of capital equipment, building, etc.) are not admissible and cannot be funded. An estimate of the foreseen expenditure must be described and justified.


Principal Investigators must submit their applications online via the dedicated portal (

Their full proposals will be accessed by the Liaison Officer of the relevant country, for the internal selection and endorsement procedures.

Each country may endorse a maximum of three (3) project proposals for standard research grant applications, plus two (2) additional Early Career Return Grant applications. Liaison Officers will inform ICGEB and the applicants which proposals they have endorsed for the present call. Liaison Officers will also inform the unendorsed applicants.

The deadlines for submission of the applications are as follows:

30 April 2022 (23:59 GMT): Deadline for submission of the full application via the dedicated portal.

Applications will be accessed by the ICGEB Liaison Officers for the internal selection and endorsement procedures.

31 May 2022: Liaison Officers will communicate his/her endorsements to ICGEB and to the applicant.

*NOTE: Applicants that do not receive the necessary endorsement from their national Liaison Officers WILL NOT be considered for funding ICGEB will only acknowledge receipt of the endorsed applications. These applicants will be provided with a reference number for their proposal within one month of the deadline of 31 May 2022.

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