Detall de la convocatòria


Objectiu de la convocatòria
Bayer's mission is to provide new treatment options for diseases with high unmet medical need.
Bayer HealthCare allocates grants for the exploration of attractive, novel drug targets in the fields of: Oncology, Gynecology, Cardiology and Hematology.
Característiques principals
The grants fund research on novel drug targets as a basis for the development of new therapeutic approaches, as well as research on disease-related biomarkers in the therapeutic fields mentioned below, by combining expertise from industry and academia.

  • Oncology - Focus on anti-proliferative, survival signaling, transcription and chromatin modulation, cell cycle regulation, tumor metabolism, hypoxia, immunotherapy and antibody-drug conjugates.
  • Gynecology - Focus on novel treatment options for endometriosis (incl. adenomyosis uteri/endometriosis interna) and uterine fibroids (uterine leiomyoma).
  • Cardiology - Focus on novel approaches to the care of chronic and/or acute pulmonary hypertension & adjacent lung indications, atrial fibrillation, heart failure, acute coronary syndrome, ischemic stroke, peripheral arterial occlusive disease, acute lung injury/adult respiratory distress syndrome, cardiorenal syndrome and chronic kidney diseases.
  • Hematology - Focus on novel, innovative targets for hemophilia, hemoglobinopathies, bone marrow cell mobilization and renewal
  • Ophthalmology
    The call will not fund proposals with approaches outside the above-mentioned areas, e.g. in gene or cell therapy, vaccination or unspecific approaches without defined molecular targets.

    Types of grants:
  • Support Grants to further advance research on targets that are at a very early stage of discovery; fixed grant approval letter; IP rights remain with the applicant
  • Focus Grants: for more mature ideas, e.g. to address specific aspects of a target as a first step towards transferring it to the drug discovery process; fixed grant approval letter; IP rights remain with the applicant.
    Grant types do not need to be selected by the grant applicant.
  • Lloc de presentació
    El personal de l'IMIM i PSMAR que necessiteu més informació adreceu-vos a:
    Servei de Recerca. C/ Doctor Aiguader, 88. 08003-Barcelona. Tel.: 93.316.05.76.
    Marta López: [email protected] Ext.: 1576
    Carol Barnwell: [email protected] Ext.: 1670
    Convocatòria (URL)
    Researchers from universities, other academic research institutes and start-up companies from all over the world are eligible.
    Two types of grants:
  • Support Grants: €5,000-€10,000
  • Focus Grants: €10,000-€125,000
  • Documentació
    Grant applications can only be submitted via the electronic submission platform. It is only necessary to provide a short abstract and answer a few questions regarding yourself and your target.