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The call for proposals for the 2020 FFRD Research Grants will be closed very soon! 

You have till Wednesday, July 1st 11:59PM to submit your application form!

For this new edition, the Francophone Foundation for Diabetes Research planned to support 2 research grants1 clinical research project and 1 basic research project of €300K each.

This call for proposals is intended for Francophone researchers ONLY. 

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

Projects must not exceed 8 PAGES, except budget, abstracts, CV et references.

PROJECT detailed proposal form : click here to download the file

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We would like to thank all candidates for their interest in the Francophone Fondation for Diabetes Research through their response to its call for proposals from 18 February to 1st July.

For this eighth consecutive year, the FFRD received almost 30 application files.

After a very close review of the projects, evaluated first by 3 appointed external experts and then examined at the meeting of the Scientific Council of
 5 October:

6 candidates have been preselected for an interview before the Scientific Council which will be hold, on November 2nd:

  • Dr Julien DIANA, Paris
  • Dr Sandrine LABLANCHE, Grenoble
  • Prof Jochen LANG, Bordeaux
  • Dr Geneviève MARCELIN, Paris
  • Dr Rémi RABASA-LHORET, Canada
  • Prof Bart STAEL, Lille


Let the FFRD congratulate them for it!

In the current context of health crisis, which is constantly  changing, we are not able to confirm today whether the hearings will take place in Paris, (strictly respecting the barrier gestures), before less than 10 members of the Scientific Council (other members being in visioconférence), or via visioconference.

As announced, the FFRD has been supported 2 projects : 1 clinical research project and 1 basic research project.

The final decision of the Scientific Council was known following the meeting of November 2nd when the 2 recipients of the 2020 FFRD Research Grants have been selected.