Detall de la convocatòria


Objectiu de la convocatòria
The ERA-NET NEURON partner countries are issuing the EXCELLENT PAPER IN NEUROSCIENCE AWARD to recognize the most remarkable and outstanding scientific publications by young researchers in the field of disease-related neurosciences.
Característiques principals
The article should contribute progress in the development and validation of reliable biomarkers for the diagnosis, patient stratification, prognosis, monitoring and prediction of treatment response and side effects in neurological and psychiatric diseases.
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.: 93.316.04.00.
Carol Barnwell: Ext.1670
Marta López:, Ext.: 1576
Convocatòria (URL)
Informació addicional
Call partner countries:
Belgium, Canada, Croatia, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Latvia, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey, United Kingdom.
  • The sole first Author in the proposed publication. Shared first authorships are not considered for the award.
  • The Author must have been affiliated in a call partner country at the time of publication.
  • Pre- doctoral and postdoctoral early career researches until a maximum of three years from a PhD or an equivalent degree at the date of publication.
  • Eligible breaks include parental leaves, long-term illness and national service. Concerning parental leave, national rules apply, or 12 months per child, whichever is the greatest.

  • Award period: published between January 1st, 2021 and December 31st, 2021.
  • Affiliation of the first Author in a call partner country as stated in the publication.
  • Article published in open access or available via open access publication repository is encouraged.
  • Original research article published in an international peer review journal.
  • Topic of the article must be clearly relevant to disease-related, translational, neurosciences and it must fall into one of the following two categories:
    - Fundamental research addressing the pathogenesis and etiology of sensory disorders. This may include the development of innovative or shared resources and technologies. The relevance of the research to sensory systems disorders must be clearly described.
    - Clinical research to develop novel strategies for prevention, diagnosis, patient stratification, therapy and/or rehabilitation for sensory disorders.
  • Dotació
    An award of 3,000 Euros will be granted to the best proposal. The winner will be invited as an “Excellent Paper in Neuroscience” special lecturer during the FENS Forum taking place in Paris, France, on July 12, 2022. ERA-NET NEURON will cover the award and travel costs related to the lecture.
    The on-line application must include the following two attachments in PDF format.
    1) Introduction (maximum of one page, minimum font size 11, Arial/Calibri/Times or comparable) including:
  • Application form (of the first author)
  • One-page short biosketch of the author
  • One-page summary addressing the significance of the work
  • A pitch of not more of 250 characters including spaces describing the research focus of the article and the applicant’s role in it.
    2) PDF of the article
  • Arxius