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12th Call for Projects

The Thierry Latran Foundation was established in 2008 to a) finance basic, applied and clinical research with potential therapeutic benefit in sporadic ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) and b) to support academic and industrial scientific research efforts in Europe to cure this disease.

The Foundation has enabled to reach significant milestones in terms of understanding ALS disease mechanisms and developments. After having paved the way for such progress, the Foundation will, for this new Call, focus on validating promising therapeutic targets.

The Thierry Latran Foundation is pleased to announce the opening of its

12th call for projects for a total amount up to € 800 000.

Scientific themes

Applicants are encouraged to submit projects that bring results closer to therapeutic or diagnostic valorisation

Eligibility criteria

  • Researcher with a position within an institution for the duration of the project
  • Teams based inEU-member states or in a country belonging to the Horizon 2020 Third Country Agreements (Iceland, Norway, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, North Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, Turkey, Israel, Moldova, Switzerland, Faroe Islands, Ukraine, Tunisia, Georgia, Armenia)
  • Applications involving a single or several European research teams
  • Applications from public, private and for-profit institutions
  • Compliance to the Thierry Latran Foundation Call for Projects policy
  • Principal Investigator can reapply for funding in the year he has to present the final report

Scientific Advisory Board 

Albert Ludolph (Ulm University, Germany) (Chairman)

Séverine Boillée (ICM, Paris, France)

Adriano Chio (University of Torino, Italy)

Jan Egebjerg (Lundbeck Foundation, Copenhagen, Denmark)

Linda Greensmith (University College London, UK)

Eva Hedlund (Karolinska Institute, Sweden)

Philip Van Damme (KU Leuven, Belgium)


Time Schedule

  • December 2, 2019    12th Call opening
  • January 24, 2020    Deadline for abstract submission

Please make sure to follow the mandatory instructions before sending abstract

  • February 28, 2020       Notification of selected projects for Full Grant Applications
  • April 8, 2020           Deadline for receipt of Full Grant Applications
  • June 29, 2020         Announcement of awarded grants 

Questions can be asked to

Dr Elke Bogaert, SAB secretary:  elke.bogaert@gmail.com

Dr Valérie de Broglie, General Manager : valerie.debroglie@fondation-thierry-latran.org