Stipends and Awards

We are very grateful for the support of EMBO, FEMS and the Boehringer Ingelheim Stiftung for financial support helping junior participants. Details and requirements for financial support can be found here.


- EMBO travel grants

Stipends covering partial travel at economy rates. Weblink

- FEMS conference grants

Stipends covering board fees for young FEMS member: all meals and breaks, excursion and conference dinner are included. To apply, fill the following application form and send it to

- Boehringer Ingelheim Foundation Fellowship

Selected junior participants (PhD Student or PostDoctoral associate) with an accepted abstract for a short talk can apply for financial support by filling the following application and send it to

- Organizers’ travel grants

Upon availability, partial travel support will be awarded by the organizers after the conference


- CSF Award for Best Short Talk by a young scientist

 sponsored by Congressi Stefano Franscini (CHF-500)

Eligibility criteria: PhD student or recent graduate (less than 3 years), maximum age 33. Contact us for more information.

- Organizers Award for Best Poster (CHF-300)