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EFAS GRANTS AND EFAS PRESIDENTIAL PRIZE 2020

EFAS Research Foundation-MEDARTIS Research Grant for "Foot & Ankle Arthrodesis": 5000.- Euros
New deadline: September 30, 2020


EFAS Research Foundation-MEDARTIS Research Grant for any "Foot & Ankle Disorders": 5000.- Euros

New deadline: September 30, 2020

EFAS PRESIDENTIAL PRIZE 2020 (Finished Project): 5000.- Euros
New deadline: September 30, 2020

EFAS RESEARCH FOUNDATION-MEDARTIS RESEARCH GRANTS

AVAILABLE EFAS RESEARCH GRANTS:
EFAS Research Foundation-MEDARTIS Research Grant for "Foot & Ankle Arthrodesis": 5000.- Euros
EFAS Research Foundation-MEDARTIS Research Grant for any "Foot & Ankle Disorders": 5000.- Euros
New deadline: September 30, 2020


The EFAS RESEARCH FOUNDATION in cooperation with MEDARTIS announces through the EFAS Research Committee the above mentioned EFAS RESEARCH GRANTS. These grants will be given for the best research projects presented prior to the given deadline. To be considered, the grant application form must be filled, and sent to the EFAS Secretariat (no other ways will be accepted).
The EFAS RESEARCH GRANTS will be remunerated according to the budget presented in the application form. Research projects can include basic science or prospective clinical research study in the area of Foot & Ankle Arthrodesis or any Foot & Ankle Disorders.
The following criteria and rules are mandatory to be considered for an EFAS RESEARCH GRANT:

  1. The applicant and/or the senior researcher must be a member of EFAS.
  2. The applicant must be the first author of the project.
  3. The application form must be completed and sent to the EFAS Research Committee through the EFAS Secretariat efassecretary@mcocongres.com.
  4. The research project has to be original.
  5. The research project has not to be published or to be accepted for publication in a peer reviewed journal.
  6.  The research project has to be approved by a Medical ethical committee, if applicable.
  7. The research projects will be evaluated by members of the EFAS Research Committee.
  8. The authors have to report to the EFAS Research Committee at the end of the project of annually.
  9. If the project is not finalized, the authors have to reimburse back the money to the EFAS RESEARCH FOUNDATION.
  10. The results have to be published their main original work as abstract in the EFAS International Congress and as full original publication in the journal of EFAS: Foot and Ankle Surgery: https://www.efas.co/content/journal.


The authors are allowed to present their abstracts in other conferences or to publish a second original paper in an other scientific journal.
Presentations and publications have to label at the end this: “This study was supported by EFAS RESEARCH FOUNDATION-MEDARTIS RESEARCH GRANT”. 

The EFAS Research Committee will select the best research project from all the research projects. The researcher will be informed by EFAS that his research project has been selected for the Research EFAS-Grant. The selected researcher will receive the money in the first quarter of 2020. The Research EFAS-Grant will be also given as diploma during the EFAS Research Award session in the EFAS Conference 2020.

Application Form, part 1 

Application Form, part 2

Please submit to: efassecretary@mcocongres.com

 

EFAS PRESIDENTIAL PRIZE

New deadline: September 30, 2020

The “EFAS Presidential Prize” is a prestigious prize of EFAS for a finished and unpublished scientific/research project. The prize is awarded with 5’000 Euros. 
The project has to be finished and submitted with a classic scientific paper. The submitted candidate projects will be evaluated by the EFAS Research Committee. The three best written applicant projects will be then judge by the oral presentation at the EFAS Conference. The best written and oral work will be the winner of the prize. The paper of the winning project will be published - as submitted to the prize competition and with publication warranty- in the indexed EFAS scientific Journal “Foot and Ankle Surgery”: https://www.journals.elsevier.com/foot-and-ankle-surgery .

Application Description and Form 

Please submit to: efassecretary@mcocongres.com


WINNERS OF 2018 EFAS RESEARCH GRANT AWARDS

EFAS Research Foundation-Medartis Research Grant for Foot & Ankle Arthrodesis:

Dr. Martin Wiewiorski “Clinical and Radiographic Outcome after Original and Modified Lapidus Procedure for Hallux Valgus Deformity – Prospective Randomized Multicenter Study”

EFAS Research Foundation-Medartis Research Grant for any Foot & Ankle Disorders:

Dr. Joris Robberecht “Biomechanical testing the role of the medial ligaments and tibialis posterior in stabilising the medial longitudinal foot arch and comparing spring ligament complex reconstruction techniques with a dynamic gait simulator.”