Wednesday 14 April 2021
The ARSEP Foundation: Calls for Proposals
ARSEP Foundation welcomes any basic and clinical research applications focused on Multiple Sclerosis, including for example: immunologic basis of MS, myelin biology, axonal degeneration, restoration of myelin and axonal integrity, susceptibility to MS, epidemiology, virology, infectious disease processes that may trigger disease activity, imaging technology, identification and use of surrogate markers, clinical research and therapeutics, and so on
For research grants:
A principal investigator (PI) can only submit one project BUT he/she can be a collaborator in another project.
Funding will be granted for one year.
Funding is for laboratory expenses, equipment, access to a technology platform... The budget must not be used for indirect costs or overhead costs (defined as costs associated with Institution's ongoing operating expenses such as facilities and basic utilities, the purchase and repair of office equipment, administration fees, etc.)
Funding for a technician or paramedical staff can be requested, but the amount for the salary cannot exceed 1/3 of the total requested amount.
A fixed amount will be awarded: 50 000 € maximum per project.
ARSEP support covers salary (35 000 € for a PhD fellowship; 57 000 € for a post-doctoral fellowship)
The support is for 1 year
The candidate should be less than 40 years old on March 31.
PhD students can apply for fellowships only for their last thesis year (3rd or 4th year) and only if:
1.The PhD student is student in a French university.
2.The absence of funding for the entire thesis can be justified or due to unusual circumstances
3.A 4th year is necessary for the completion of the thesis and is authorized by the French University. A letter from the University is requested.
Postdoctoral researchers can apply for fellowships only if:
1.the applicants reside in France, funding can be granted for the first year and possibly renewed,
2.the applicants apply for a foreign laboratory, funding can be granted only for the first year providing that the PhD has been performed in France
Online submission: www.arsep.org-section ‘Chercheurs’ no later than MARCH 31.
The application form on the website must be completed by the principal investigator (coordinator).
Send a signed paper copy of the project file with the supporting documents requested to ARSEP headquarters: Fondation ARSEP -14 rue Jules Vanzuppe –94200 IVRY SUR SEINE -FRANCE, no later than April 14.
The project file and all related documents must be written in English
The purpose of the awards is to facilitate exchanges between clinical centres and/or laboratories involved in Multiple Sclerosis. Travel may be within, to, or from France.
It is primarily aimed at clinicians, researchers or technicians wishing to undertake a period of training in an area relating to Multiple Sclerosis at a different location from their current institution.
The training period can be up to 6 months.
Funding requests for up to 6.000 € to cover travel and accommodation are permitted
Deadline: No deadline - throughout the year