ECVIM-CA Established Investigator Award

About the Established Investigator Award

The Established Investigator Award (EIA) aims to support veterinary research in Small Animal Internal Medicine, Oncology and Cardiology.

The total amount awarded annually was 40,000 € in 2022, which may be split between grant applicants. There is a maximum of 30,000 € for a single project.

This award is subject to the Clinical Studies Fund terms and conditions (please download below).

Requirements for making an application

The Principal Investigator or Co-Principal Investigator for each project must be a Diplomate of the ECVIM-CA or ACVIM. If the latter, at least one member of the project team needs to be a Diplomate of the ECVIM and based in Europe (including the U.K.). Only clinical projects that do not involve invasive or harmful procedures will be considered.
An expert panel will review all proposals according to a common list of objective criteria (see Assessment Guidelines for Reviewers below). Funding will be granted solely on scientific merit.

Key dates for this award are as follows:

Deadline for applications: 17:00 GMT on 11th November 2022. (Applications for the current round (2022) are now closed)

Applications are submitted by email to the Clinical Studies Fund Secretariat:

Applications are reviewed by the Clinical Studies Fund Committee.

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