Description de l’appel

Programme : Baillet Latour Biomadical Award 2025 - Call for applications
Organisation : F.R.S.-FNRS
Deadline : 16/09/2024
Deadline2 :
Type d'information : Financement
Type de programme : Prix et distinctions
Description courte : On the initiative of the Baillet Latour Fund, the prestigious Baillet Latour Biomedical Award will be awarded in 2025 to independent investigators of any nationality in the early phase of their career to conduct biomedical research in Belgium and to consolidate their independent research team and program.

2025 Topic: “Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Systems''
Description complète : The research to be supported by these Biomedical Awards (BLBA) must pertain to the topic of the year of the Award. The following five topics will rotate on an annual basis: Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Systems (2025), Metabolism and Gastrointestinal System (2026), Infection and Immunity (2027), Neurosciences (2028) and Cancer (2029).
Critères d’admission/attribution : Eligibility rules pertaining to the Applicant:

o The Applicant, hereafter referred to as “Principal Investigator” (PI), must hold a PhD degree that has been awarded no more than 12 years prior to the deadline for applications (i.e., September 16th, 2012).

o This 12-year period can be extended by the duration of certain properly documented career breaks that have occurred after the PhD has been awarded. Only career breaks due to maternity/paternity leave(s), national services, long-term illness or specialty training of MD-PhD of which the duration has been officially documented will be considered (see Annex 2).

o The Applicant must be affiliated to a Belgian University, a Belgian University Hospital, or an eligible Research Institute (see Annex 1).

o The Applicant must provide the evidence of his/her affiliation to the Host Institution until at least April 30th, 2030.
Financement : The Award amounts to 1.000.000 € over 5 years.

At the initiation of the funding period a first instalment of 400.000 € will be credited by the Baillet Latour Fund to the Host Institution. A second instalment of 200.000 € will be credited at the beginning of year 3. The third and fourth instalments of 200.000 € each, to be made available at the beginning of years 4 and 5, will be subject to the positive evaluation of a mid-term report.

The laureate will also be requested to submit a similar final report at the end of the project.
Pour postuler / aide du Département Recherche : Applications must be submitted electronically by September 16th, 2024 at the latest using the online application system available on the web platform
Contact interne ULB :
La nature de cet appel ne nécessite pas de suivi particulier par le Département Recherche. Vous êtes donc invité(e) à répondre directement à l’appel en suivant la procédure indiquée. En cas de doute concernant la gestion de la propriété intellectuelle, veuillez contacter M. Di Stefano ( Pour toute autre question, veuillez contacter Mme Greindl (

This call does not require any particular assistance from the Research Administration Department. Please kindly follow the mentioned instructions. Should you have any questions regarding intellectual property rights, please contact Mr Di Stefano ( For any other questions, you may contact Ms Greindl (
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Discipline(s) scientifique(s) de l’appel : Toutes les disciplines de Sciences de la vie
Documents :
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Regulations 2025 blba_regulations_2025.pdf
Application form 2025 blba_application_form_2025.pdf
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