1- Terms

The call for proposals for the 2018 FFRD Research Grants was open on 19 February.

For this sixth edition, the Francophone Foundation for Diabetes Research planned to support 3 research projects: 1 Clinical research project, 1 basic research project and 1 translational project of 300K€ each, which makes a total of almost 1 million Euros.

This call for proposals is intended for Francophone researchers groups only.

The application forms must be submitted EXCLUSIVELY IN ENGLISH, with an abstract in French AND in English, in PDF FORMAT ONLY, by filling in the submission form.

Projects must not exceed 8 pages, except abstract, CV and references.

The Scientific Council has to meet on Monday 8 October to preselect candidates who will be interviewed on Monday 5 November.

2- Preselected

As each year, we would like to thank all candidates who responded to the call for proposals of 19 February 2018 and submitted their application.

As announced, the Francophone Foundation for Diabetes Research planned to support 3 research projects: 1 clinical research project, 1 basic research project and 1 translational research project  of €300K each, totalling almost 1 million Euros for this year!

For this sixth year, we received 32 application files.

Having carefully studied the projects, first evaluated by 3 appointed external experts and examined at the meeting of the Scientific Council of October 8th:

7 preselected candidates  have been selected for a face-to-face interview before the Scientific Council on November 5th, in the FFRD’s offices in Paris.

  • Pr Miriam CNOP, Bruxelles
  • Dr Fabienne FOUFELLE, Paris
  • Pr Amandine GAUTIER-STEIN, Lyon
  • Pr Agnès LEHUEN, Paris
  • Pr Christophe MAGNAN, Paris
  • Pr Jean-François TANTI, Nice
  • Pr Hubert VIDAL, Oullins


The FFRD would like to congratulate them!

The final choices of the Scientific Council will be communicated to the 3 recipients of the 2018 FFRD Research Grants at the end of the hearings day on November 5th.