Important information for postdoctoral researchers in pain research:

The EFIC-GRÜNENTHAL Grant supports young scientists in their early career. Since 2004, the European Pain Federation EFIC®, in partnership with Grünenthal, has supported many research projects in the field of pain: 60 young scientists from 13 countries received up € 1.4 million in grants for their research projects. The Research Grants are intended for clinical and human experimental pain research including innovative educational initiatives aimed at improving diagnosis and treatment of pain. Research proposals on animals, computer simulations, cell lines etc. will not be considered.


Do you have a good idea which could relieve patients from pain?
Do you want to start a research project, but you lack funds?
You’re not older than 40 years and you’re a citizen of a member country of the European Pain Federation EFIC®?
You’re working at a recognized hospital, university or any institution that provides the infrastructure and the support required to carry out the proposed research?
You have obtained a PhD, M.D. or equivalent postgraduate degree?
Don’t wait any longer, apply for the E-G-G. Such opportunity is only available every other year so, do not hesitate, go online and apply at:

Applications will be accepted until December 31, 2018. The winners will be selected by a working group of the Research Committee and announced in May 2019. The awards ceremony will take place at the 11th Congress of the European Pain Federation EFIC® in Valencia, Spain from September 4-7, 2019.

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