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Awards and Grants

ESCMID supports young clinicians, researchers and established scholars with awards and grants to acknowledge past achievements and provide an incentive for future accomplishments. ESCMID supports its members’ research projects and training in the disciplines of clinical microbiology and infection with about half a million euros every year.

We are pleased to announce Thierry Calandra, Professor of medicine and head of the Infectious Diseases Service at the Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland, as the 2017 Excellence Awardee.

for Research in Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases rewards outstanding research and stimulates further studies at the highest scientific level.

recognize outstanding trainees in the field.

for outstanding research projects proposed by young ESCMID members (applications for the coming year are accepted from July to October of the present year)

exclusively available for official collaborative Study Group research projects. (Applications are accepted throughout the year.)

awarded to ESCMID young scientist members with excellent ECCMID abstracts. Applications accepted in autumn 2017 for ECCMID 2018.

for Educational and Scientific Meetings supports young colleagues attending an event organized or endorsed by ESCMID. (Individual deadlines apply, which can be found on the dedicated course websites.)

The submission deadline for applications and nominations for the following awards has now passed:

Information about the awards and grants and previous awardees can be found on the respective webpages.

Observerships are for ESCMID members intending to visit one of the 60 ESCMID Collaborative Centres from one day to one month to learn good clinical and/or laboratory practice.