Funding and awards: European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO, Heidelberg, Germany)

EMBO offers awards and financial support for researtcheres and scientists at all stages of their careers to help them create an environment where scientists can achieve their best work.

Research Themes / Areas

  1. Cell Cycle
  2. Cell and Tissue Architecture
  3. Cellular Metabolism
  4. Chromatin and Transcription
  5. Development
  6. Differentiation and Death
  7. Evolution and Ecology
  8. Genome Stability and Dynamics
  9. Genomic and Computational Biology
  10. Immunology
  11. Membranes and Transport
  12. Microbiology, Virology and Pathogens
  13. Molecular Medicine
  14. Neuroscience
  15. Plant Biology
  16. Proteins and Biochemistry
  17. RNA
  18. Signal Transduction
  19. Structural Biology and Biophysics
  20. Systems Biology

Offered Programs

  1. EMBO Fellowships
    Support postdoc and predoctoral research experience in laboratories in Europe and around the world.
  2. EMBO Young Investigators
    Talented young group leaders in the first years of establishing independent research laboratories. The first program of its kind in Europe, young investigators receive financial, academic and practical support.
  3. EMBO Installation Grants
    Help promising young scientists relocate and set up their labs in participating countries.
  4. EMBO Global Investigator Programme
    Supports the career development of the next generation of scientific leaders in Chile, India, Singapore and Taiwan by providing them with opportunities to interact and collaborate with leading scientists from their regions.
  5. EMBO Courses and Workshops
    Funding and support for life scientists to organize meetings. Funding is available for conferences, symposia, workshops, lecture courses and practical courses, as well as for keynote lectures.
  6. Lecture Grants
    Support and promote the active participation of researchers at national and international meetings.
  7. Travel Grants
    A limited number of travel grants are available for eligible participants who are selected to attend EMBO Practical Courses, Lecture Courses, Symposia and selected other EMBO events.

Awards

  1. Gold Medal
    Awarded annually to scientists under the age of 40 for outstanding contributions to molecular biology in Europe.
  2. Women in Science Award
    Awarded annually to female researchers who have made exceptional contributions to molecular biology and who have been role models to other scientists.
Quick Overview———————-
Organization EMBO (European Molecular Biology Organization)
Fellowship Level Postdoc, Researcher, Scientists, PhD
Country  Germany
Subject areas Life Sciences
Fellowship amount
Eligibility Open for International students
Deadline Rolling (Periodic Applications)
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