Call for proposals – Excellent Paper in Neuroscience Award

August 13th, 2019

The partners of the ERA-NET NEURON network, which includes the Fonds de recherche du Québec – Santé, have launched the Excellent Paper in Neuroscience Award (EPNA) to recognize the most remarkable and outstanding scientific publications by young researchers in the field of disease-related neuroscience. 

An award of 3,000 Euros will be awarded to the best proposal. The winner will be invited as a special ERA-NET NEURON Young Investigator lecturer to the FENS-Forum (Federation of European Neuroscience Societies) and will have the possibility to present her/his results to a large scientific audience. Thus, the call and the award ceremony are aimed to increase the attractiveness of neuroscience research within the early-career researchers, raise awareness of the talented awardees and their excellent scientific results to a larger audience. ERA-NET NEURON will cover the award and travel costs related to the lecture.

Eligibility criteria: 

  • The topic of the article must be clearly relevant to disease-related neuroscience.
  • First author of publication published between January 1st, 2018 and December 31st, 2018.
  • Affiliated with one of the call partner countries.

Call Partner Countries: Austria, Belgium, Canada, Finland, France, Germany, Israel, Italy, Latvia, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Spain, Turkey, United Kingdom

Deadline for proposal submission:
December 20, 2019, 1 pm – Montréal time (5 pm UTC-GMT time)

Click here to learn more about the award.

Maxime Beaudoin
Program Manager
Fonds de recherche du Québec – Santé
514 873-2114, ext. 1369