Overview: EMBO Installation Grants
General Program name EMBO Installation Grants
Funds for PI starting grants
Funding agency EMBO + National Research Council
Scope International
Fields of science Molecular biology
Duration 3 years (up to 2 additional years pending on mid-term approval and budget)
Program web site http://www.embo.org/funding-awards/installation-grants
Number of calls per year 1 (annual call with deadline in April)
Eligibility EU-Life institution CEITEC, IGC
Applicant's Level of Experience (years after PhD) PhD degree
Applicant's Nationality Any
Other Important Requirements ­- Must be negotiating a full-time group leader position at an institute/university in the eligible countries by the date of application OR have established a laboratory in an eligible country in the last 2 years - Must have spent at least 2 consecutive years outside the country in which they are planning to establish their laboratory in the 4 years prior to application - Must have received PhD less than 9 years prior to application
Funding type & amounts Fellowship (net salary, exempt of national taxes) n/a
Working contract (gross salary) n/a
Other allowances 50,000 EUR/year - Up to 10% of the grant will be allowed for overheads - Up to 20% of the grant can be used towards the salary of the successful applicant - EMBO offers other financial and practical benefits, e.g. grantees can also apply for small grants of up to 10,000 EUR from funds provided by EMBO Council
Next deadline April 15, 2019, 5 p.m.
Past submissions outcomes
Year Available fellowships Success rates
2017 8 14%
2016 8 10%