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Horizon 2020 Application Support

We support your pan-European consortium forming initiatives in the exploratory phase of applications to Horizon 2020 funding. Via simple, competitive grants

Our mission is to facilitate research in digestive health. Applying for EU research funding is a time-consuming and costly process. UEG is here to assist your application process.

We invest up to max. € 10,000 per consortium, to provide you with:
  • excellent meeting facilities at the House of European Gastroenterology in Vienna or at UEG Week
  • catering and other logistical meeting support onsite
  • reimbursement of costs for accommodation & travel (economy airfare) related to your meeting(s)
  • advice from our large community of top leading experts in digestive health, relevant to your research topic.

By donating this prize we support a future scientific research project

It addresses well-established researchers whose science has had or will have crucial impact on digestive health.
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EU Funding: What UEG Can Offer

Download presentations on funding opportunities for digestive health research in Horizon 2020 and learn how your peers are managing European research grants.

Do not miss this year's Horizon 2020 Session at UEG Week Vienna to take place Tuesday, October 23, 2018 from 14:00-15:30, Room N1!

It will follow the success of last years session entitled “EU Funding: What UEG can offer”, held on occasion of the 25th Week in Barcelona. Chaired by UEG President Michael Manns and UEG Research Board Chair Arthur Kaser, the session was dedicated to meet with peers managing European research grants in digestive health research and to explain how UEG can support your application to EU funding.
The 2017 session featured:
  • an introduction on funding opportunities for digestive health research in Horizon 2020 (Rebecca Breuer)
  • case studies and role models in digestive health research: from leading a Horizon 2020 research consortium (Philip Rosenstiel), to winning a Marie-Curie fellowship (Markus Tschurtschenthaler), to applying for an ERC grant (Harry Sokol)
  • a presentation how UEG can effectively support your application to EU Funding (Arthur Kaser)  
For any questions, do not hesitate to get in touch with Tina Waclawek. Download presentations by clicking on the links above. We cordially thank our excellent speakers and audience for their valuable contributions!

Meet at UEG Week and HEG!

UEG offers you excellent, cost-free facilities to meet with colleagues to kick-off and promote your research activities.

We invite you to hold your consortia meetings at the annual UEG Week and at the House of European Gastroenteroloy

With a comprehensive range of captivating new research and up to 13,000 delegates from more than 110 countries, UEG Week is the place to be for clinicians and researchers in the field of digestive health. Our congress is held each year in October, in a different European city. If you are interested to seize this fruitful setting for your consortium meeting and to apply for a free meeting room at the venue, please download the application form and email the filled in form to Tina Waclawek. Submission deadline for UEG Week Vienna 2018 is Friday, September 7, 2018.

The UEG Headquarter is situated in the House of European Gastroenterology (HEG), in the heart of Vienna, near the City Hall in a 19th century building. Its unique charm is its combination of typically Viennese historic feel with a state-of-the-art modern adaption and  interior design providing UEG with space for office facilities and ample meeting rooms of nearly 400 square metres. UEG offers the opportunity to use the House of European Gastroenterology for meetings in context of your European research projects concerned with digestive health - free of charge. If you are interested please contact Tina Waclawek.

€ 1,250 grant for fellows below 40 to spend two weeks at a renowned European research centre.

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Visiting Fellowship for Researcher

Join the UEG Researchers Network

UEG is establishing a dedicated network and platform for exchange on EU funded research in digestive health.

Online registration will open soon.
If you have any questions or if you are interested to join, please just send a brief mail to Tina Waclawek.

General overview on EU Funding

The EU provides several funding programmes to improve the citizens’ health and to support a wide range of research.

Survey of digestive health in Europe

UEG survey data call for more research funding and greater political and public awareness of the burden of GI disorders. 

UEG, Member of BioMed Alliance 

Together we improve European funding for biomedical research and participation of researchers in decision making.

The Alliance for Biomedical Research in Europe (BioMed Alliance) is the result of a unique initiative of leading European medical societies that together include more than 400,000 researchers and health professionals.

The BioMed Alliance was created in 2010 to gather strength across different disciplines and areas in biomedical and health research at European level. It is now comprising 28 leading societies across all medical disciplines, with former UEG President Colm O’Morain on the Board of Directors and the UEG Research Board sending representatives to the BioMed Alliance General Assembly and relevant task forces such as on academic clinical trials.

The alliance promotes excellence in European biomedical research with a broad network covering EU governance and policymakers and is thus another pivotal partner to leverage UEG´s voice for the need for more research funding for digestive health. UEG is endorsing the BioMed Alliance Recommendations for the EU´s 9th Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (FP9): Calling for more robust EU support for health research, through increased funding under FP9 and the development of a long-term vision and strategy involving the creation of a European Council for Health Research.
View the complete position paper Visit the BioMed Alliance website for more information