Research Western
Funding Opportunites - Research
Further details regarding this announcement can be found at:
Sponsor/Award: AO Foundation - START UP GRANTS - 2016 COMPETITION

Grant Amount: UP TO 60,000 CHF PA FOR 2 YRS
Deadline: Dean's: Contact your Faculty Research Office for deadline details.
Internal: Jan 08, 2016
Sponsor's: Jan 15, 2016

Subject Areas: Musculoskeletal System, Trauma

With the AO Start-Up Grants, the AO Foundation supports projects in a wide range of research fields within the broad goals of the AO Foundation including unconventional and novel projects. In particular it favors projects dealing with trauma, surgery of the loco-motor system, and related basic, clinical, pre-clinical and clinical research and projects broadly in the fields of general trauma, spine, cranio-maxillofacial and veterinary surgery. Its mission is to provide predominantly seed money and it has a bias towards researchers in the early part of their career. Senior investigators submitting an innovative and novel project will not be excluded from the grant program but the young investigators will be preferentially treated.

The deadline for research applications is January 15, 2016, 17:00h (Central European Time).

Application Details:

This program is intended for young investigators who are within five years of the completion of his/her terminal degree (eg MD, DVM, PhD, etc.) or within five years of initiation of his/her first assistant professor position at an academic institution. Individuals currently enrolled in residency programs or fellowships are also considered new investigators. Experienced researchers submitting innovative and novel projects are welcome to apply. IF AWARDED RDS MUST SIGN THE AGREEMENT

The application must be submitted in English on the present application form. Do not exceed the indicated number of characters and pages. This allows adequate evaluation regarding relevance, quality and cost of the projects. Applications which are incomplete or do not comply with our guidelines may not be considered. The application must be emailed as an unprotected Word-document. Please see sponsor website for full details


NOTE: All Letters of Intent and Full Applications must be processed through Research Development & Services for institutional approval. Requests for Institutional approvals should be received no less than 3 days prior to the posted Sponsor deadline. A ROLA Proposal (bearing applicant, Chair and Dean electronic approvals) is required for each submission.
Western Contacts: Kilianski,Louise
Hancock,Jennifer Anne

Sponsor Contacts:

Clavadelerstrasse 8
7270 Davos Platz
Davos, Switzerland
410 442002410