Each year, BIRD awards at least three original (basic or clinical) research projects related to inflammatory bowel diseases with a BIRD grant of 6000 Euros each.
Applicants should apply for BIRD membership and be younger than 40 at the submission deadline.
Candidates who previously applied but did not receive the grant can apply again.
The application for the BIRD grant should be in the following format:
The deadline for the application of the BIRD grant is 15th March 2022.
Each application will be evaluated by at least 5 Belgian and at least 1 foreign reviewer, on the following criteria (each scored from 1 to 10).
The selected BIRD grants were announced at the BIRD General Assembly on 28th April 2022.
The first part of the grant will be awarded thanks to a legacy received through the King Boudewijn foundation.