Call Travel Award : ENABLE symposium Barcelona


ENABLE is the first European symposium for exclusive PhD candidates and postdocs. A new kind of symposium that is organized for and by PhD candidates and postdocs from 4 different institutes. RIMLS is actively involved in the organization of this conference via a consortium that received a EU-grant. Next to the RIMLS and the IRB, The Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Protein Research (Copenhagen) and European School of Molecular Medicine (Milan) are involved. The aim is to connect aspiring European researchers of tomorrow, support young researchers, strengthen their scientific careers and bring biomedicine closer to society. For this, the symposium will organize career related workshops, discussions with leading scientists and cover cutting-edge techniques and scientific breakthroughs.  


The RIMLS management strongly supports the attendance of PhD candidates and postdocs to this symposium. Questions related to this symposium can be emailed to:

Award:                        €500,- to cover travel / accommodation costs to / in Barcelona
No. Awards:               6 awards
Program:                    link


  • RIMLS PhD candidates that are registered in the RIMLS PhD program and postdocs that are part of the RIMLS within 4 years after promotion (NWO extension clause applies).
  • The whole ENABLE symposium will be attended.

Selection procedure:

  • The RIMLS Management Team will be responsible for awarding grants.
  • Application form should include:

o   Motivation: Describe why visiting this conference is of benefit to your research AND your career. (300 - 500 words).
o   Brief CV (max 2 pages).

Within 4 weeks after the deadline the decision will be communicated to the applicants. Please submit your application (PDF) via e-mail: Don’t forget to include your brief CV (max 2 pages). DEADLINE: SUNDAY 2 July 2017.



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