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BioRN is the science and industry cluster of the Rhine-Main-Neckar region around Heidelberg, one of Germany’s strongest biotech hubs. It is a non-profit network fostering health innovations, supporting a rich translational ecosystem and promoting, representing and connecting the regional innovation stakeholders.

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Merck Innovation Call for Heidelberg

Call for Proposals of Breakthrough Innovation Research Projects to Identify new Treatment Paradigms in Cancer and Autoimmune & Autoinflammatory Diseases

Deadline September 1

We invite scientists from Heidelberg to submit research proposals, that should open novel ground-breaking perspectives in the treatment of cancer or autoimmune diseases and contribute to the advancement of science, drug discovery and medicine in these fields.

The following topics are of interest:
•    Autoimmune and Autoinflammatory Diseases
•    Targeted Oncology
•    Immuno Oncology

Key Facts
Duration: max 3 years

Compensation: up to EUR 1,000,000 for the performance of the research proposal per year is planned to be compensated monetarily, in kind and/or per services.

Format: Please use the call submission form

Deadline: Written proposals must be submitted electronically by September 1st, 2019 to: 

Decision: selected proposals will be invited to present their research plan at the innovation day: December 6th, Merck Healthcare KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany and discuss it with the committee. The committee will make a decision on the winning proposals at this day.