Funding Opportunities

AIRC Start Up Grant for young investigators

Thread Post   Created on Thu, February 17, 2022 11:37 AM
Lynne Davies
ICRP - Operations Manager

The AIRC Start-Up grant program is for talented young scientists with a strong commitment to cancer research, seeking the opportunity of becoming independent investigators and setting up their own lab in Italy after a successful research experience abroad. 

The grant amount is up to 1 million euro in 5 years. 


•    must be 40 years old or younger and hold a PhD or Specialty
•    must not have been back in Italy for more than 12 months by the deadline;
•    must have at least 2 first/co-first, last/co-last, corresponding/co-corresponding primary research papers in the last 5 years;

The 2022 call is now open (deadline March 4). Don’t miss this opportunity to establish a new independent laboratory in Italy! 

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