The European Microscopic Colitis Group (EMCG) offers a research grant per year to promote innovative scientific research in the area of Microscopic Colitis (MC) in Europe. The applicants can be basic and/or clinical scientists who have the intention to conduct MC research within Europe. The EMCG grant is selected by an EMCG grant committee. The grant winner should present the progress of the research project at the EMCG annual meetings. The intention of this procedure is to give researchers access to an expert group, promote exchange and the hope to attract further members to the EMCG.
In order to be eligible, the candidate must submit an original MC research project to the EMCG grant committee.
All applicants should submit a proposal for a research project (max 5 pages in total) including the following information:
Applications should be send to Andreas Münch (email@example.com ).
All projects will be reviewed and scored by the members of the EMCG grant committee consisting of 4 EMCG members.
The evaluation is based on the following criteria:
EMCG grant committee members that are biased in the process should declare their conflicts of interest. The grant committee strives for consensus concerning the potential grant winners.
The EMCG grant money is collected by sponsorship via industrial partners, patient contributions and EMCGs own money. All sponsorships will be declared with announcement and distribution of the grant. The sum of the grant is 10.000-20.000 EU.
Celia Escudero-Hernandez from Kiel, Germany
Topic: “Hidden secrets in collagenous colitis: What is in the collagen band?”
The grant sum was 20000 Euro sponsored by Dr Falk Pharma (10000 Euro) and Tillotts Pharma (10000 Euro) – many thanks!