Information and Guidelines

The call for 2017 grant applications (applications in March 2016 for awards to be announced in March 2017) is now restricted to the teams invited to submit a full application. The documents for March 2016 are left below for information, they will be updated prior to the next call expected to be announced in December 2016.

Specific enquiries to

Guidelines and Application instructions for the letter of intent

Documents for Grant management

Information Documents

Applications are made via the HFSP extranet website. You may consult “Scientific elements needed for the letter of intent” for information.

The 2017 call is now closed.

See also the press announcement that appeared.

Information on review procedures.

HFSP policy on scientific misconduct.



Guidelines for applicants (PDF format)
Download (last updated: Dec. 07, 2015)
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Includes link to application website.

Writing a letter of intent  do's and don'ts (last updated: Dec. 01, 2015)

Recent changes in research grant applications.
Download (last updated: Dec. 01, 2015)

Research Grants FAQ sheet  (last updated: Dec. 04, 2015)

“Scientific elements needed for the letter of intent”
Download (last updated: Dec. 01, 2015)