FLAD Life Science 2020 – 2nd edition starts today

President of the jury of the FLAD Life Science Award, Maria Manuel Mota

President of the jury of the FLAD Life Science Award, Maria Manuel Mota

The Luso-American Development Foundation (FLAD) presents the 2nd edition of FLAD Life Science 2020, a prize that will reward two scientific projects with a total of 800,000 euros for three to four years, in an initiative that aims at sustaining, strengthening and internationalizing Portuguese scientific research and, ultimately, its economy.

The FLAD Life Science 2020 jury is led by Maria Manuel Mota, scientist at the Institute of Molecular Medicine and one of the world’s top specialists in malaria. Maria Manuel Mota won the Pessoa Prize 2013 for her research.  

Joining Maria Manuel Mota on the jury will be Rui Costa, Principal Investigator at The Champalimaud Neuroscience Programme, and Sangeeta Bhatia, biomedical engineer and teacher at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

The evaluation criteria are focused on the relevance to human health, the project’s scientific merit, the caliber of the researchers and the quality of the institution associated with the application.

 

Calendar:

Applications: June 1 to 30, 2016

Online form will be available from June 1: https://si.flad.pt/initapplication.do

Results:            October 15, 2016

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