Tue, 12/18/2012 - 13:04

The National Science Centre together with Joint Programme Neurodegenerative Disease Research (JPND) is pleased to announce a new funding opportunity on Neurodegenerative Diseases. We invite proposals for innovative research that involve a minimum of 3 and a maximum of 10 groups of researchers from countries participating in this call. Projects can be funded for a period of up to three years. Within this call the NCN Council has allocated 500 000 EUR for Polish research projects.

Deadline for submission of proposals: 23:59 on 19th March, 2013 (CET time).


The aim of the call is to establish a limited number of ambitious, innovative, multi-national and multi-disciplinary collaborative research projects that will add value to existing research by identifying new genetic, epigenetic and environmental risk and protective factors associated with neurodegenerative disorders. The following neurodegenerative diseases are included in the call:

  • Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias
  • Parkinson’s disease and PD‐related disorders
  • Prion disease
  • Motor neuron diseases
  • Huntington’s disease
  • Spinocerebellar ataxia (SCA)
  • Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA)

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