• Sat
    15
    Oct
    2022

    The ERN Research Training Workshops funding opportunity is now open for applications until October 15th. The goal of the workshops is to train researchers and clinicians affiliated to ERN- Full  Members or – Affiliated Partners in relevant topics on research in rare diseases. Training themes may include innovative research methodologies, diagnostic research topics, interdisciplinary treatment approaches, such as gene therapy and transplantation, etc. Moreover, the workshops will be aiming to provide a cross-ERN added value.

    The workshops will be delivered as two-day events. The costs for the workshop organization will be covered up to a limit of €25,000 (venue, administrative, audio-visual and IT facilities essential for the workshop, catering, travel and accommodation expenses of workshops participants and invited speakers, if envisaged).

    The workshops selected for funding will be attended only by individuals affiliated to ERN institutions. Participants will be selected by the coordinator of the ERN managing institution and the workshop organizer based on pre-defined criteria.

    Application, organiser’s profile, and more: https://www.ejprarediseases.org/ern-research-training-workshop/

  • Sun
    13
    Nov
    2022

    The European Joint Programme on Rare Diseases (EJP RD) is glad to announce that the last round for the Research Mobility Fellowships funding opportunity will open on October, 3rd, 2022. The call aims to support PhD students, postdocs, and medical doctors in training to undertake scientific visits fostering specialist research training outside their countries of residence.

    The exchange can be carried out (1) within the same ERN (Full Members and Affiliated Partners), (2) between different ERNs (Full Members and Affiliated Partners), or (3) between ERN Full Members / Affiliated Partners and non-ERN institutions.

    Either home or host (secondment) institution must be a Full Member or Affiliated Partner of an ERN at the time when the application is submitted, as well as during the proposed period of the training stay.

    Successful applicants should acquire new competences and knowledge related to their research on rare diseases, with a defined research plan and demonstrable benefit to the ERN of the home and/or host institution.

    The research mobility fellowships are meant to cover stays of 4 weeks to 6 months duration.

    More information here.

  • Wed
    15
    Mar
    2023
    Sat
    18
    Mar
    2023
    Berlin, Germany

    EJP RD is pleased to announce that the next edition of the 7th RE(ACT) Congress and 5th IRDiRC Conference will be held in person in Berlin, Germany from March 15th – 18th, 2023.

    The joint event “RE(ACT) Congress and IRDiRC Conference 2023” aims to bring together scientific leaders and experts and young scientists from various breakthrough scientific fields to present cutting-edge research, exchange ideas, and discuss rare diseases research policies. Patients and patient organizations committed to research will also be in attendance to share their experiences and perspectives.

    The RE(ACT) Congress and IRDiRC Conference 2023 represents an exciting program with outstanding speakers and an in-person event with multiple ways of networking!

    We look forward to welcoming you to Berlin in March 2023. More information here: https://www.ejprarediseases.org/save-the-date-react-congress-and-irdirc-conference-2023/

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