2018 

  • 15 January: Scientific Council meeting
    > Modalities of the 2018 FFRD call for proposals
    > End of the research projects of the 2014 recipients
    > Validation of the intermediary activity reports of the 2015 and 2016 FFRD projects
  • 19 February: Opening of the 2018 FFRD call for proposals
  • 7 March: General Committee meeting
  • 20 to 23 March: SFD Conference – in Nantes, France
  • 26 March: Board of Directors meeting
    > Follow-up of activities
    > Validation of the Foundation accounts
  • 14 May: Deadline for submission of file applications for the 2018 FFRD call for proposals 
  • 24 May: General Committee meeting
  • Week of 11 June: Submission of the proposals to external experts for their opinion
  • 3 to 7 September: Deadline of the return of opinions from experts to the Scientific Council
  • 13 September: General Committee meeting
  • 18 September: Opinions forwarded to members of the Scientific Council
  • 2 to 5 October: EASD Convention – in Berlin, Germany
  • 8 October: Scientific Council meeting
    > Preselection of candidates
  • 5 November: Scientific Council meeting
    > Hearings for the preselected candidates
    > Election of the 2018 FFRD Research Grants recipients
  • 7 & 8 November: Announcement of the 2018 FFRD Research Grants recipients during the SFD theme day
  • 14 November: World Diabetes Day
  • 23 November: Board of Directors meeting
  • 12 December: Announcement of the 2018 FFRD Research Grants recipients to the press