Research Scholarships

Research grants announcement exercise 2022/2023

CALL FOR RESEARCH GRANTS.
2022 POSTDOCTORAL GRANTS PROGRAMME.
OLGA TORRES PRIVATE FOUNDATION.

Rules and requirements.

These fellowships consist in financial support for researchers with a doctoral degree to carry out research in the field of colorectal cancer in an accredited Centre in Catalonia and/or in Spain.

All researchers who form part of Research Groups established within the territory specified in Point 1 of the Rules and requirements are eligible, except only for those applicants who have received grants from the FOT in the last two editions.

Two scholarships will be awarded, which will be called the JOSEP BOMBARDÓ NAVINÉS SCHOLARSHIP and the DIONIS TORRES SEGURA SCHOLARSHIP, respectively, in memory of the former, who was the president and great promoter of the Foundation, and the latter, the founder.

JOSEP BOMBARDÓ NAVINÉS Grant – Aimed at consolidated researchers.

Researchers with more than two years in possession of a doctoral degree may apply. Specifically, they must have obtained it before 1 July 2012.

DIONIS TORRES SEGURA Grant – Aimed at emerging researchers.

Researchers with less than ten years in possession of a doctoral degree are eligible to apply. Specifically, they must have obtained it after 30 June 2012.

The periods of maternity leave or leave that are accredited in the application are not included in the count of ten years.

When submitting the application, the applicant must indicate which scholarship he/she is applying for.

The amount for each grant is €60,000.00 which will be distributed over two years.

There will be 8 consecutive quarterly payments of €7,500.00 each, upon submission of a quarterly research progress report which must obtain the approval of the internal committee appointed by the FOT to monitor the Project. Payment will be made directly to the Center where the research is carried out, via donation.

The applicants who will receive the grant must agree to the following:

a. To submit to the Foundation a quarterly report on the progress of the research for which the grant was given, specifying the milestones that have been achieved. And a final report on the conclusions of the research, together with an executive summary.

b. To publish the research results, mentioning the FOT as the funding source.

c. To submit an abstract of the published articles, with authorisation for the FOT to reproduce them in the media that it uses. For articles published in scientific magazines, to provide the link to the original publication.

d. To provide the FOT with due information and to give it due recognition and a share in the relevant rights in case the research results give rise to commercial profits.

e. To participate in the scientific conferences or events as required by the FOT to present the research results.

f. Acceptance of the aid will imply that participants know and accept the framework defined by the legal and ethical regulations in force, among others, those that are related to experimentation with humans, use of samples and human data, animal experimentation and respect for safety and the environment.

At the same time they undertake to develop their work within the framework defined by the European Code of Good Scientific Practices.

http://www.allea.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/ALLEA-European-Code-of-Conduct-for-Research-Integrity-2017.pdf

g. Acceptance of the regulations on Data Protection established by the Foundation

Privacy policy

The application will be formalised by completing the form enclosed below these rules, and which must be signed and sent by email to the Foundation’s address: info@fundacioolgatorres.orgenclosing scanned files of the following documentation:

a. Spanish national ID card, residence permit or passport.

b. Curriculum vitae

c. Doctoral degree or official transcript of records where the attainment of the degree is specified therein.

d. Research proposal, written in English and signed by the applicant.

e. Written signed by the Head of the Center in which the research is to be undertaken, committing himself to host the project in case the latter obtains the scholarship.

f. History of the research group in which the researcher of the last five years is integrated, with explicit mention to current projects related to the research work.

g. Cover letters or letters of recommendation, if any.

The deadline to submit applications is on 30 June 2022.

An investigation committee will be appointed by the Foundation to take charge of the process by using the following criteria:

In the evaluation of the projects, the quality of the project will be considered in 40%, the applicant’s curriculum in 30% and the group’s history in relation to the subject of the call in 30% according to the assessment made by the commission of research from submitted documentation.

When assessing the quality of the project, the clinical application or its exploitation in the form of patents will be taken into account, as well as the role of bioinformatics and the optimization of high-performance technologies.

In applications for emergings resarchers, it will be taken into consideration whether the candidate proposes his or her own line of research or an unpublished field.

The resolution will take place in October and the result will be made public through the Foundation website and notification sent by email to participants.The position obtained will be indicated to the participants who have been classified in the top five places of each scholarship. Under no circumstances will individual information of the opinions issued by the members of the jury be provided. The award will take effect within the same annuity.

The submission of an application implies express agreement of the candidate with the criteria and decisions made by the FOT in the event that any doubts arise as to the interpretation of the requirements and the terms and conditions set forth in these rules and requirements.

Sant Quirze del Vallès, 31 March 2022.

Research grants announcement exercise 2021/2022

CALL FOR RESEARCH GRANTS.
2021 POSTDOCTORAL GRANTS PROGRAMME.
OLGA TORRES PRIVATE FOUNDATION.

Rules and requirements.

These fellowships consist in financial support for researchers with a doctoral degree to carry out research in the field of colorectal cancer in an accredited Centre in Catalonia and/or in Spain.

All researchers who form part of Research Groups established within the territory specified in Point 1 of the Rules and requirements are eligible, except only for those applicants who have received grants from the FOT in the last two editions.

Two grants will be awarded. One for each of the two types A and B.

Type A.- Intended for consolidated researchers.

Researchers who have obtained the doctor’s degree before July 1, 2011 will participate in Type A.

Type B.- Intended for emerging researchers.

Those researchers who have obtained the title of doctor after June 30, 2011. will participate in Type B.

The periods of maternity leave or leave that are accredited in the application are not included in the count of ten years.

The candidate must specify which Type he/she is applying for upon submitting his/her application.

The amount for each grant is €60,000.00 which will be distributed over two years.

There will be 8 consecutive quarterly payments of €7,500.00 each, upon submission of a quarterly research progress report which must obtain the approval of the internal committee appointed by the FOT to monitor the Project. Payment will be made directly to the Center where the research is carried out, via donation.

The applicants who will receive the grant must agree to the following:

a. To submit to the Foundation a quarterly report on the progress of the research for which the grant was given, specifying the milestones that have been achieved. And a final report on the conclusions of the research, together with an executive summary.

b. To publish the research results, mentioning the FOT as the funding source.

c. To submit an abstract of the published articles, with authorisation for the FOT to reproduce them in the media that it uses. For articles published in scientific magazines, to provide the link to the original publication.

d. To provide the FOT with due information and to give it due recognition and a share in the relevant rights in case the research results give rise to commercial profits.

e. To participate in the scientific conferences or events as required by the FOT to present the research results.

f. Acceptance of the aid will imply that participants know and accept the framework defined by the legal and ethical regulations in force, among others, those that are related to experimentation with humans, use of samples and human data, animal experimentation and respect for safety and the environment.

At the same time they undertake to develop their work within the framework defined by the European Code of Good Scientific Practices.

http://www.allea.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/ALLEA-European-Code-of-Conduct-for-Research-Integrity-2017.pdf

g. Acceptance of the regulations on Data Protection established by the Foundation

Privacy policy

The application will be formalised by completing the form enclosed below these rules, and which must be signed and sent by email to the Foundation’s address: info@fundacioolgatorres.org enclosing scanned files of the following documentation:

a. Spanish national ID card, residence permit or passport.

b. Curriculum vitae

c. Doctoral degree or official transcript of records where the attainment of the degree is specified therein.

d. Research proposal, written in English and signed by the applicant.

e. Written signed by the Head of the Center in which the research is to be undertaken, committing himself to host the project in case the latter obtains the scholarship.

f. History of the research group in which the researcher of the last five years is integrated, with explicit mention to current projects related to the research work.

g. Cover letters or letters of recommendation, if any.

The deadline to submit applications is on 30 June 2021.

An investigation committee will be appointed by the Foundation to take charge of the process by using the following criteria:

In the evaluation of the projects, the quality of the project will be considered in 40%, the applicant’s curriculum in 30% and the group’s history in relation to the subject of the call in 30% according to the assessment made by the commission of research from submitted documentation.

When assessing the quality of the project, the clinical application or its exploitation in the form of patents will be taken into account, as well as the role of bioinformatics and the optimization of high-performance technologies.

In applications for Type B, it will be taken into consideration whether the candidate proposes his or her own line of research or an unpublished field.

The resolution will take place in October and the result will be made public through the Foundation website and notification sent by email to participants The award will take effect within the same annuity.

The submission of an application implies express agreement of the candidate with the criteria and decisions made by the FOT in the event that any doubts arise as to the interpretation of the requirements and the terms and conditions set forth in these rules and requirements.

Sant Quirze del Vallès, 15th March 2021.

Research grants announcement exercise 2020/2021

CALL FOR RESEARCH GRANTS.
2020 POSTDOCTORAL GRANTS PROGRAMME.
OLGA TORRES PRIVATE FOUNDATION.

Rules and requirements.

These fellowships consist in financial support for researchers with a doctoral degree to carry out research in the field of colorectal cancer in an accredited Centre in Catalonia and/or in Spain.

All researchers who form part of Research Groups established within the territory specified in Point 1 of the Rules and requirements are eligible, except only for those applicants who have received grants from the FOT in the last two editions.

Two grants will be awarded. One for each of the two types.

Type A.- Intended for established researchers.

All researchers who form part of Research Groups established within the territory specified in Point 1 of the Rules and requirements are eligible, except only for those applicants who have received grants from the FOT in the last two editions.

Researchers who have obtained the doctor’s degree before July 1, 2010 will participate in Type A.

Type B.- Intended for emerging researchers.

Intended for researchers integrated in any of the research groups established in the territory defined in point 1 of the bases of this call that have obtained the title of doctor in the last ten years and that have not been beneficiaries of any scholarship of the FOT In the last two editions. The project should be directed by a senior researcher.

Those researchers who have obtained the title of doctor after June 30, 2010 and before July 1, 2020 will participate in Type B.

The periods of maternity leave or leave that are accredited in the application are not included in the count of ten years.

The candidate must specify which Type he/she is applying for upon submitting his/her application.

The amount for each grant is €60,000.00 which will be distributed over two years.

There will be 8 consecutive quarterly payments of €7,500.00 each, upon submission of a quarterly research progress report which must obtain the approval of the internal committee appointed by the FOT to monitor the Project. Payment will be made directly to the Center where the research is carried out, via donation.

The applicants who will receive the grant must agree to the following:

a. To submit to the Foundation a quarterly report on the progress of the research for which the grant was given, specifying the milestones that have been achieved. And a final report on the conclusions of the research, together with an executive summary.

b. To publish the research results, mentioning the FOT as the funding source.

c. To submit an abstract of the published articles, with authorisation for the FOT to reproduce them in the media that it uses. For articles published in scientific magazines, to provide the link to the original publication.

d. To provide the FOT with due information and to give it due recognition and a share in the relevant rights in case the research results give rise to commercial profits.

e. To participate in the scientific conferences or events as required by the FOT to present the research results.

f. Acceptance of the aid will imply that participants know and accept the framework defined by the legal and ethical regulations in force, among others, those that are related to experimentation with humans, use of samples and human data, animal experimentation and respect for safety and the environment.

At the same time they undertake to develop their work within the framework defined by the European Code of Good Scientific Practices.

http://www.allea.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/ALLEA-European-Code-of-Conduct-for-Research-Integrity-2017.pdf

g. Acceptance of the regulations on Data Protection established by the Foundation

Privacy policy

The application will be formalised by completing the form enclosed below these rules, and which must be signed and sent by email to the Foundation’s address: info@fundacioolgatorres.orgenclosing scanned files of the following documentation:

a. Spanish national ID card, residence permit or passport.

b. Curriculum vitae

c. Doctoral degree or official transcript of records where the attainment of the degree is specified therein.

d. Research proposal, written in English and signed by the applicant.

e. Written signed by the Head of the Center in which the research is to be undertaken, committing himself to host the project in case the latter obtains the scholarship.

f. History of the research group in which the researcher of the last five years is integrated, with explicit mention to current projects related to the research work.

g. Cover letters or letters of recommendation, if any.

The deadline to submit applications is on 30 June 2020.

An investigation committee will be appointed by the Foundation to take charge of the process by using the following criteria:

a. The candidate’s curriculum vitae.

b. Project Schedule of the research.

c. Scientific track record of the research group.

d. Its clinical application or patent exploitation will be appreciated.

e. The role of bioinformatics, as well as the optimisation of high performance technology, will be taken into consideration.

The resolution will take place in October and the result will be made public through the Foundation website and notification sent by email to participants. The award will take effect within the same annuity.

The submission of an application implies express agreement of the candidate with the criteria and decisions made by the FOT in the event that any doubts arise as to the interpretation of the requirements and the terms and conditions set forth in these rules and requirements.

Sant Quirze del Vallès, 15th March 2020.

Research grants announcement exercise 2019/2020

CALL FOR RESEARCH GRANTS.
2019 POSTDOCTORAL GRANTS PROGRAMME.
OLGA TORRES PRIVATE FOUNDATION.

Rules and requirements.

These fellowships consist in financial support for researchers with a doctoral degree to carry out research in the field of colorectal cancer in an accredited Centre in Catalonia and/or in Spain.

Two grants will be awarded. One for each of the two types.

Type A.- Intended for established researchers.

All researchers who form part of Research Groups established within the territory specified in Point 1 of the Rules and requirements are eligible, except only for those applicants who have received grants from the FOT in the last two editions.

Type B.- Intended for emerging researchers.

Intended for researchers integrated in any of the research groups established in the territory defined in point 1 of the bases of this call that have obtained the title of doctor in the last ten years and that have not been beneficiaries of any scholarship of the FOT In the last two editions. The project should be directed by a senior researcher.

The periods of maternity leave or leave that are accredited in the application are not included in the count of ten years.

The candidate must specify which Type he/she is applying for upon submitting his/her application.

The amount for each grant is €60,000.00 which will be distributed over two years.

There will be 8 consecutive quarterly payments of €7,500.00 each, upon submission of a quarterly research progress report which must obtain the approval of the internal committee appointed by the FOT to monitor the Project. Payment will be made directly to the Center where the research is carried out, via donation.

The applicants who will receive the grant must agree to the following:

a. To submit to the Foundation a quarterly report on the progress of the research for which the grant was given, specifying the milestones that have been achieved. And a final report on the conclusions of the research, together with an executive summary.

b. To publish the research results, mentioning the FOT as the funding source.

c. To submit an abstract of the published articles, with authorisation for the FOT to reproduce them in the media that it uses. For articles published in scientific magazines, to provide the link to the original publication.

d. To provide the FOT with due information and to give it due recognition and a share in the relevant rights in case the research results give rise to commercial profits.

e. To participate in the scientific conferences or events as required by the FOT to present the research results.

f. Acceptance of the aid will imply that participants know and accept the framework defined by the legal and ethical regulations in force, among others, those that are related to experimentation with humans, use of samples and human data, animal experimentation and respect for safety and the environment.

At the same time they undertake to develop their work within the framework defined by the European Code of Good Scientific Practices.

http://www.allea.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/ALLEA-European-Code-of-Conduct-for-Research-Integrity-2017.pdf

g. Acceptance of the regulations on Data Protection established by the Foundation

Privacy policy

The application will be formalised by completing the form enclosed below these rules, and which must be signed and sent by email to the Foundation’s address: info@fundacioolgatorres.orgenclosing scanned files of the following documentation:

a. Spanish national ID card, residence permit or passport.

b. Curriculum vitae

c. Doctoral degree or official transcript of records where the attainment of the degree is specified therein.

d. Research proposal, written in English and signed by the applicant.

e. Written signed by the Head of the Center in which the research is to be undertaken, committing himself to host the project in case the latter obtains the scholarship.

f. History of the research group in which the researcher of the last five years is integrated, with explicit mention to current projects related to the research work.

g. Cover letters or letters of recommendation, if any.

The deadline to submit applications is on 30 June 2019.

An investigation committee will be appointed by the Foundation to take charge of the process by using the following criteria:

a. The candidate’s curriculum vitae.

b. Research proposal.

c. Scientific track record of the research group.

d. Its clinical application or patent exploitation will be appreciated.

e. The role of bioinformatics, as well as the optimisation of high performance technology, will be taken into consideration.

The resolution will take place in October and the result will be made public through the Foundation website and notification sent by email to participants. The award will take effect within the same annuity.

The submission of an application implies express agreement of the candidate with the criteria and decisions made by the FOT in the event that any doubts arise as to the interpretation of the requirements and the terms and conditions set forth in these rules and requirements.

Sant Quirze del Vallès, 15th March 2019.

Research grants announcement exercise 2018/2019

CALL FOR RESEARCH GRANTS.
2018 POSTDOCTORAL GRANTS PROGRAMME.
OLGA TORRES PRIVATE FOUNDATION.

Rules and requirements.

These fellowships consist in financial support for researchers with a doctoral degree to carry out research in the field of colorectal cancer in an accredited Centre in Catalonia and/or in Spain.

Two grants will be awarded. One for each of the two types.

Type A.- Intended for established researchers.

All researchers who form part of Research Groups established within the territory specified in Point 1 of the Rules and requirements are eligible, except only for those applicants who have received grants from the FOT in the last two editions.

Type B.- Intended for emerging researchers.

Intended for researchers integrated in any of the research groups established in the territory defined in point 1 of the bases of this call that have obtained the title of doctor in the last ten years and that have not been beneficiaries of any scholarship of the FOT In the last two editions. The project should be directed by a senior researcher.

The periods of maternity leave or leave that are accredited in the application are not included in the count of ten years.

The candidate must specify which Type he/she is applying for upon submitting his/her application.

The amount for each grant is €60,000.00 which will be distributed over two years.

There will be 8 consecutive quarterly payments of €7,500.00 each, upon submission of a quarterly research progress report which must obtain the approval of the internal committee appointed by the FOT to monitor the Project. Payment will be made directly to the Center where the research is carried out, via donation.

The applicants who will receive the grant must agree to the following:

a. To submit to the Foundation a quarterly report on the progress of the research for which the grant was given, specifying the milestones that have been achieved. And a final report on the conclusions of the research, together with an executive summary.

b. To publish the research results, mentioning the FOT as the funding source.

c. To submit an abstract of the published articles, with authorisation for the FOT to reproduce them in the media that it uses. For articles published in scientific magazines, to provide the link to the original publication.

d. To provide the FOT with due information and to give it due recognition and a share in the relevant rights in case the research results give rise to commercial profits.

e. To participate in the scientific conferences or events as required by the FOT to present the research results.

f. Acceptance of the aid will imply that participants know and accept the framework defined by the legal and ethical regulations in force, among others, those that are related to experimentation with humans, use of samples and human data, animal experimentation and respect for safety and the environment. At the same time they undertake to develop their work within the framework defined by the European Code of Good Scientific Practices.(http://www.allea.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/ALLEA-European-Code-of-Conduct-for-Research-Integrity-2017.pdf).

The application must be sent in Word or PDF format by e-mail to the Foundation’s address: info@fundacioolgatorres.org with the following scanned documents as attachments :

a. Spanish national ID card, residence permit or passport.

b. Curriculum vitae

c. Doctoral degree or official transcript of records where the attainment of the degree is specified therein.

d. Research proposal, written in English and signed by the applicant.

Applicants for Type B grants must include the Approval of the senior researcher who will lead the project.

e. Written signed by the Head of the Center in which the research is to be undertaken, committing himself to host the project in case the latter obtains the scholarship.

f. History of the research group in which the researcher of the last five years is integrated, with explicit mention to current projects related to the research work.

g. Cover letters or letters of recommendation, if any.

The deadline to submit applications is on 30 June 2018.

An investigation committee will be appointed by the Foundation to take charge of the process by using the following criteria:

a. The candidate’s curriculum vitae.

b. Project Schedule of the research.

c. Scientific track record of the research group.

d. Its clinical application or patent exploitation will be appreciated.

e. The role of bioinformatics, as well as the optimisation of high performance technology, will be taken into consideration.

The decision is scheduled to be made public in October, and the grant will take effect within the same year.

The submission of an application implies express agreement of the candidate with the criteria and decisions made by the FOT in the event that any doubts arise as to the interpretation of the requirements and the terms and conditions set forth in these rules and requirements.

Sant Quirze del Vallès, 15th March 2018.

Research grants announcement exercise 2017/2018

CALL FOR RESEARCH GRANTS.
2017 POSTDOCTORAL GRANTS PROGRAMME.
OLGA TORRES PRIVATE FOUNDATION.

Rules and requirements.

These fellowships consist in financial support for researchers with a doctoral degree to carry out research in the field of colorectal cancer in an accredited Centre in Catalonia and/or in Spain.

Two grants will be awarded. One for each of the two types.

Type A.- Intended for established researchers.

All researchers who form part of Research Groups established within the territory specified in Point 1 of the Rules and requirements are eligible, except only for those applicants who have received grants from the FOT in the last two editions.

Type B.- Intended for emerging researchers.

Intended for researchers integrated in any of the research groups established in the territory defined in point 1 of the bases of this call that have obtained the title of doctor in the last ten years and that have not been beneficiaries of any scholarship of the FOT In the last two editions. The project should be directed by a senior researcher.

The periods of maternity leave or leave that are accredited in the application are not included in the count of ten years.

The candidate must specify which Type he/she is applying for upon submitting his/her application.

The amount for each grant is €60,000.00 which will be distributed over two years. There will be 8 consecutive quarterly payments of €7,500.00 each, upon submission of a quarterly research progress report which must obtain the approval of the internal committee appointed by the FOT to monitor the Project.

Payment will be made directly to the Center where the research is carried out, via donation.

The applicants who will receive the grant must agree to the following:

a. To submit to the Foundation a quarterly report on the progress of the research for which the grant was given, specifying the milestones that have been achieved. And a final report on the conclusions of the research, together with an executive summary.

b. To publish the research results, mentioning the FOT as the funding source.

c. To submit an abstract of the published articles, with authorisation for the FOT to reproduce them in the media that it uses. For articles published in scientific magazines, to provide the link to the original publication.

d. To provide the FOT with due information and to give it due recognition and a share in the relevant rights in case the research results give rise to commercial profits.

e. To participate in the scientific conferences or events as required by the FOT to present the research results.

The application must be sent in Word or PDF format by e-mail to the Foundation’s address : info@fundacioolgatorres.org with the following scanned documents as attachments:

a. Spanish national ID card, residence permit or passport.

b. Curriculum vitae

c. Doctoral degree or official transcript of records where the attainment of the degree is specified therein.

d. Research proposal, written in English and signed by the applicant.

Applicants for Type B grants must include the Approval of the senior researcher who will lead the project.

e. Written signed by the Head of the Center in which the research is to be undertaken, committing himself to host the project in case the latter obtains the scholarship.

f. History of the research group in which the researcher of the last five years is integrated, with explicit mention to current projects related to the research work.

g. Cover letters or letters of recommendation, if any.

The deadline to submit applications is on 30 June 2017.

An investigation committee will be appointed by the Foundation to take charge of the process by using the following criteria:

a. The candidate’s curriculum vitae.

b. Project Schedule of the research.

c. Scientific track record of the research group.

d. Its clinical application or patent exploitation will be appreciated.

e. The role of bioinformatics, as well as the optimisation of high performance technology, will be taken into consideration.

The decision is scheduled to be made public in October, and the grant will take effect within the same year.

The submission of an application implies express agreement of the candidate with the criteria and decisions made by the FOT in the event that any doubts arise as to the interpretation of the requirements and the terms and conditions set forth in these rules and requirements.

Sant Quirze del Vallès, 15th March 2017.

Research grants announcement exercise 2016/2017

CALL FOR RESEARCH GRANTS.
2016 POSTDOCTORAL GRANTS PROGRAMME.
OLGA TORRES PRIVATE FOUNDATION.

Rules and requirements.

These fellowships consist in financial support for researchers with a doctoral degree to carry out research in the field of colorectal cancer in an accredited Centre in Catalonia and/or in Spain.

Two grants will be awarded. One for each of the two types.

Type A.- Intended for established researchers.

All researchers who form part of Research Groups established within the territory specified in Point 1 of the Rules and requirements are eligible, except only for those applicants who have received grants from the FOT in the last two editions.

Type B.- Intended for emerging researchers.

Solely intended for applicants who have received their doctoral degrees within the last ten years and who have not received any grant from the FOT in the last two editions. The project must be led by a senior researcher.

The candidate must specify which Type he/she is applying for upon submitting his/her application.

The amount for each grant is €60,000.00 which will be distributed over two years.

There will be 8 consecutive quarterly payments of €7,500.00 each, upon submission of a quarterly research progress report which must obtain the approval of the internal committee appointed by the FOT to monitor the Project.

The applicants who will receive the grant must agree to the following:

a. To submit to the Foundation a quarterly report on the progress of the research for which the grant was given, specifying the milestones that have been achieved. And a final report on the conclusions of the research, together with an executive summary.

b. To publish the research results, mentioning the FOT as the funding source.

c. To submit an abstract of the published articles, with authorisation for the FOT to reproduce them in the media that it uses. For articles published in scientific magazines, to provide the link to the original publication.

d. To provide the FOT with due information and to give it due recognition and a share in the relevant rights in case the research results give rise to commercial profits.

e. Participar als Congressos o actes científics a que sigui requerit per la FOT per a exposar els resultats de la investigació.

The application must be sent in Word or PDF format by e-mail to the Foundation’s address: info@fundacioolgatorres.org with the following scanned documents as attachments:

a. Spanish national ID card, residence permit or passport.

b. Curriculum vitae

c. Doctoral degree or official transcript of records where the attainment of the degree is specified therein.

d. Research proposal, written in English and signed by the applicant.

Applicants for Type B grants must include the Approval of the senior researcher who will lead the project.

e. Document signed by the Head of the Research Group committing to carry out the project in case it is awarded the grant.

f. The research group’s track record over the last five years, explicitly mentioning current projects related to the research.

g. Cover letters or letters of recommendation, if any.

The deadline to submit applications is on 30 June 2016.

An investigation committee will be appointed by the Foundation to take charge of the process by using the following criteria:

a. Currículum del candidat.

b. Project Schedule of the research.

c. Scientific track record of the research group.

d. Its clinical application or patent exploitation will be appreciated.

e. The role of bioinformatics, as well as the optimisation of high performance technology, will be taken into consideration.

The decision is scheduled to be made public in October, and the grant will take effect within the same year.

The submission of an application implies express agreement of the candidate with the criteria and decisions made by the FOT in the event that any doubts arise as to the interpretation of the requirements and the terms and conditions set forth in these rules and requirements.

Sant Quirze del Vallès, 15th March 2016.

Research grants announcement exercise 2015/2016

RESEARCH GRANTS ANNOUNCEMENT
POSTDOCTORATE GRANTS PROGRAMME 2015
THE PRIVATE FOUNDATION OLGA TORRES

Rules and requirements.

Theses grants are offered as financial aid to postgraduates with a medical degree to undertake research projects in the field of colorectal cancer under the supervision of a university professor in Health Sciences, in an accredited center in Spain.

The total amount of the grant is 60,000 Euros to be spread out over a 2-year period.
The payment will be made in 8 quarterly and consecutive installments of 7.500 € each, after submission of a research progress report at the end of each quarter which must be approved by the internal comission designated by FOT to conduct project follow-up.

All applicants should hold a PhD degree. Applicants who receive the grant must accept the following terms and conditions:

a. To inform the Directors of the Foundations –via a quarterly report- of the results attained in the field/s for which the grant was given.

b. To publish the research results, mentioning the FOT as the funding source.

c. To create an abstract of the investigation conclusions, as well as of the published articles, granting the FOT the right to use them in the communication channels that they see fit. In case of articles published in scientific magazines a link to the original should be provided.

d. To make the FOT participant of any negotiation in connection with its corresponding rights that may lead to a commercial interest or benefit.

e. To participate in congresses or scientific meetings to disseminate the results derived from the research work when required by the FOT.

The application shall be sent in a Word or PDF format by email to the Foundation’s email address at: info@fundacioolgatorres.org, including the following scanned information as attachments:

a. Spanish national ID card, residence permit or passport.

b. Currículum vitae

c. Official academic record, including details of the PhD degree obtained.

d. Proposed Project Schedule with the approval of the director or responsible party of the research team
receiving the funding, with a mandatory version in English.

e. Academic background of the members of the research team for the last five years, with specification of any projects currently in progress that relate to research study subject. Only one research project should be sent by each research team.

f. Presentation letters if applicable.

g. No previous aid from the FOT will be valued positively

The deadline for submission of the applications ends on 30th of June 2015.

A Research Commission appointed by the Foundation will be in charge of the selection process based upon the following criteria:

a. . Curriculum vitae of the applicant.

b. Project Schedule of the research.

c. Scientific track record of the research group.

d. Its clinical application or patent exploitation will be appreciated.

e. The role of bioinformatics, as well as the optimisation of high performance technology, will be taken into consideration.

The decision will be made public in October and grant funds will become available within the same year period.

The candidate’s submission of an application for these grants represents his/her express acceptance of the criteria and decisions that the FOT may take, should any queries arise regarding the interpretation of the requirements and terms stated in the calls.

Sant Quirze del Vallès, 15th of March 2015.

Research grants announcement exercise 2014/2015

RESEARCH GRANTS ANNOUNCEMENT
POSTDOCTORATE GRANTS PROGRAMME 2014
THE PRIVATE FOUNDATION OLGA TORRES

Rules and requirements.

Theses grants are offered as financial aid to postgraduates with a medical degree to undertake research projects in the field of colorectal cancer under the supervision of a university professor in Health Sciences, in an accredited center in Spain.

The total amount of the grant is 60,000 Euros to be spread out over a 2-year period
The payment will be made in 8 quarterly and consecutive installments of 7.500 € each, after submission of a research progress report at the end of each quarter which must be approved by the internal comission designated by FOT to conduct project follow-up.

All applicants should hold a PhD degree. Applicants who receive the grant must accept the following terms and conditions:

a. To inform the Directors of the Foundations –via a quarterly report- of the results attained in the field/s for which the grant was given.

b. To publish the results of the research, naming the FOT as a funding resource.

c. To create an abstract of the investigation conclusions, as well as of the published articles, granting the FOT the right to use them in the communication channels that they see fit. In case of articles published in scientific magazines a link to the original should be provided.

d. To make the FOT participant of any negotiation in connection with its corresponding rights that may lead to a commercial interest or benefit.

e. To participate in congresses or scientific meetings to disseminate the results derived from the research work when required by the FOT.

The application shall be sent in a Word or PDF format by email to the Foundation’s email address at: info@fundacioolgatorres.org, including the following scanned information as attachments:

a. Spanish national ID card, residence permit or passport.

b. Currículum vitae

c. Official academic record, including details of the PhD degree obtained.

d. Proposed Project Schedule with the approval of the director or responsible party of the research team
receiving the funding, with a mandatory version in English.

e. Academic background of the members of the research team for the last five years, with specification of any projects currently in progress that relate to research study subject. Only one research project should be sent by each research team.

f. Presentation letters if applicable.

g. No previous aid from the FOT will be valued positively

The deadline for submission of the applications ends on 30th of June 2014.

A Research Commission appointed by the Foundation will be in charge of the selection process based upon the following criteria:

a. Curriculum vitae of the applicant.

b. Project Schedule of the research.

c. Scientific track record of the research group.

d. Its clinical application or patent exploitation will be appreciated.

e. The role of bioinformatics, as well as the optimisation of high performance technology, will be taken into consideration.

The decision will be made public in October and grant funds will become available within the same year period.

The candidate’s submission of an application for these grants represents his/her express acceptance of the criteria and decisions that the FOT may take, should any queries arise regarding the interpretation of the requirements and terms stated in the calls.

Sant Quirze del Vallès, 15th of March 2014.

Research grants announcement exercise 2013/2014

RESEARCH GRANTS ANNOUNCEMENT
POSTDOCTORATE GRANTS PROGRAMME 2013
THE PRIVATE FOUNDATION OLGA TORRES

Call requirements

Theses grants are offered as financial aid to postgraduates with a medical degree to undertake research projects in the field of colorectal cancer under the supervision of a university professor in Health Sciences, in an accredited center in Spain.

The total amount of the grant is 60,000 Euros to be spread out over a 2-year period.
The payment will be made in 8 quarterly and consecutive installments of 7.500 € each, after submission of a research progress report at the end of each quarter.

All applicants should hold a PhD degree. Applicants who receive the grant must accept the following terms and conditions:

a. To inform the Directors of the Foundations –via a quarterly report- of the results attained in the field/s for which the grant was given.

b. To publish the research results, mentioning the FOT as the funding source.

c. To waive the publication rights, both for the conclusions and the papers deriving from such research, for any dissemination purposes that the FOT may find appropriate.

d. To make the FOT participant of any negotiation in connection with its corresponding rights that may lead to a commercial interest or benefit.

e. To participate in congresses or scientific meetings to disseminate the results derived from the research work when required by the FOT.

The application shall be sent in a Word or PDF format by email to the Foundation’s email address at:info@fundacioolgatorres.org, including the following scanned information as attachments:

a. Spanish national ID card, residence permit or passport.

b. Currículum vitae

c. Official academic record, including details of the PhD degree obtained.

d. Proposed Project Schedule with the approval of the director or responsible party of the research team
receiving the funding, with a mandatory version in English.

e. Academic background of the members of the research team for the last five years, with specification of any projects currently in progress that relate to research study subject. Only one research project should be sent by each research team.

f. Presentation letters if applicable.

g. No previous aid from the FOT will be valued positively

The deadline for submission of the applications ends on 30th of June 2013.

A Research Commission appointed by the Foundation will be in charge of the selection process based upon the following criteria:

a. Curriculum vitae of the applicant.

b. Project Schedule of the research.

c. Scientific background of the recipient research team.

d. Its clinical application or patent exploitation will be appreciated.

e. The role of bioinformatics, as well as the optimisation of high performance technology, will be taken into consideration.

The decision will be made public in October and grant funds will become available within the same year period.

The candidate’s submission of an application for these grants represents his/her express acceptance of the criteria and decisions that the FOT may take, should any queries arise regarding the interpretation of the requirements and terms stated in the calls.

Sant Quirze del Vallès, 15th of March 2013.

Research grants announcement exercise 2012/2013

RESEARCH GRANTS ANNOUNCEMENT
POSTDOCTORATE GRANTS PROGRAMME 2012
THE PRIVATE FOUNDATION OLGA TORRES

Call requirements


Theses grants are offered as financial aid to postgraduates with a medical degree to undertake research projects in the field of colorectal cancer under the supervision of a university professor in Health Sciences, in an accredited center in Spain.

The total amount of the grant is 60,000 Euros to be spread out over a 2-year period.
The payment will be made in 8 quarterly and consecutive installments of 7.500 € each, after submission of a research progress report at the end of each quarter.

All applicants should hold a PhD degree. Applicants who receive the grant must accept the following terms and conditions:

a. To inform the Directors of the Foundations –via a quarterly report- of the results attained in the field/s for which the grant was given

b. To publish the results of the research, naming the FOT as a funding resource.

c. To waive the publication rights, both for the conclusions and the papers deriving from such research, for any dissemination purposes that the FOT may find appropriate.

d. To make the FOT participant of any negotiation in connection with its corresponding rights that may lead to a commercial interest or benefit.

e. To participate in congresses or scientific meetings to disseminate the results derived from the research work when required by the FOT.

The application shall be sent in a Word or PDF format by email to the Foundation’s email address at: info@fundacioolgatorres.org, including the following scanned information as attachments:

a. Spanish national ID card, residence permit or passport.

b. Currículum vitae

c. Proposed Project Schedule with the approval of the director or responsible party of the research team receiving the funding.

d. Proposed Project Schedule with the approval of the director or responsible party of
the research team receiving the funding.

e. Academic background of the members of the research team for the last five years,
with specification of any projects currently in progress that relate to research study subject.

f. Presentation letters if applicable.

The deadline for submission of the applications ends on 30th of June 2012.

A Research Commission appointed by the Foundation will be in charge of the selection process based upon the following criteria:

a. Curriculum vitae of the applicant.
b. Project Schedule of the research.
c. Scientific track record of the research group.
d. Its clinical application or patent exploitation will be appreciated.
e. The role of bioinformatics, as well as the optimisation of high performance technology, will be taken into consideration.

La decisió es farà pública en el mes d’Octubre, i la concessió tindrà efecte dintre de la mateixa anualitat.

La presentació de la sol·licitud implica per part del candidat l’acceptació expressa dels criteris i les decisions que la FOT pugui adoptar en el cas de sorgir qualsevol dubte en la interpretació dels requisits i condicions enunciats en aquestes bases.

Sant Quirze del Vallès, 15th of March 2012.

Research grants announcement exercise 2011/2012

RESEARCH GRANTS ANNOUNCEMENT
POSTDOCTORATE GRANTS PROGRAMME 2011
THE PRIVATE FOUNDATION OLGA TORRES

Rules and requirements.


Theses grants are offered as financial aid to postgraduates with a medical degree to undertake research projects in the field of colorectal cancer under the supervision of a university professor in Health Sciences, in an accredited center in Spain.

The total amount of the grant is 60,000 Euros to be spread out over a 2-year period.
The payment will be made in 8 quarterly and consecutive installments of 7.500 € each, after submission of a research progress report at the end of each quarter.

All applicants should hold a PhD degree. Applicants who receive the grant must accept the following terms and conditions:

a. To inform the Directors of the Foundations –via a quarterly report- of the results attained in the field/s for which the grant was given.

b. To publish the results of the research, naming the FOT as a funding resource.

c. To waive the publication rights, both for the conclusions and the papers deriving from such research, for any dissemination purposes that the FOT may find appropriate.

d. To make the FOT participant of any negotiation in connection with its corresponding rights that may lead to a commercial interest or benefit.

e. To participate in congresses or scientific meetings to disseminate the results derived from the research work when required by the FOT.

The application shall be sent in a Word or PDF format by email to the Foundation’s email address at: info@fundacioolgatorres.org, including the following scanned information as attachments:

a. Spanish national ID card, residence permit or passport.

b. Currículum vitae

c. Official academic record, including details of the PhD degree obtained.

d. Proposed Project Schedule with the approval of the director or responsible party of the research team
receiving the funding.

e. Academic background of the members of the research team for the last five years,
with specification of any projects currently in progress that relate to research study subject.

f. Presentation letters if applicable.

The deadline for submission of the applications ends on 30th of June 2011.

A Research Commission appointed by the Foundation will be in charge of the selection process based upon the following criteria:

a. Curriculum vitae of the applicant.
b. Project Schedule of the research.
c. Scientific background of the recipient research team.
d. The clinical application and patent exploitation
e. The role of bioinformatics and the optimization of high-output technologies will be considered a plus in the assessment.

The decision will be made public in October and grant funds will become available within the same year period.

The candidate’s submission of an application for these grants represents his/her express acceptance of the criteria and decisions that the FOT may take, should any queries arise regarding the interpretation of the requirements and terms stated in the calls.

Research grants announcement exercise 2010/2011

RESEARCH GRANTS ANNOUNCEMENT
POSTDOCTORATE GRANTS PROGRAMME 2010
THE PRIVATE FOUNDATION OLGA TORRES

Announcement requirements


Theses grants are offered as financial aid to postgraduates with a medical degree to undertake research projects in the field of colorectal cancer under the supervision by a professor in Health Sciences, in an accredited center in Spain.

The total amount of the grant is 60.000 Euros and will be distributed in 2 yearly payment,
in 8 quarterly and consecutive terms of 7.500 € each one after submission of each quarterly report on the research progress.

All applicants should hold a PhD degree. Applicants who receive the grant must accept the following terms and conditions:

a. To inform the Directors of the Foundations –via a quarterly report- of the results attained in the field/s for which the grant was given.

b. To publish the results of the research, naming the FOT as a source of finance.

c. To waive the publication rights, both for the conclusions ann the papers deriving from such research, to the dissemination means that the FOY may find appropriate.

d. To make the FOT participant of any negotiation in connection with its corresponding rights that may lead to a commercial interest or benefit.

e. Participate in congresses or scientific meetings to divulge results on investigation when required by FOT.

All applications must be forwarded to “Fundació Privada Olga Torres”, at the following address: Ronda Maiols, 1 (Edifici BMC), 08192, Sant Quirze del Valles. Barcelona. Spain. All applications should include the following documents :

a. Spanish national ID card, residence permit or passport.

b. Currículum vitae

c. Official academic report including details of the PhD degree obtained.

d. Proposed Project Schedule with the approval of the director or responsible party of the research team
receiving the funding.

e. Academic background of the members of the research team for the last five years,
with specification of any projects currently in progress that relate to research study subject.

f. Presentation letters if applicable.

The deadline for submission of the applications ends on 30th of June 2010.

A Research Commission appointed by the Foundation will be in charge of the selection process based upon the following criteria:

a. Curriculum vitae of the applicant.
b. Project Schedule of the research.
c. Scientific background of the recipient research team.
d. Its clinical application or patent exploitation will be appreciated.
e. The role of bioinformatics, as well as the optimisation of high performance technology, will be taken into consideration.

The decision will be made public in October and grants will come into effect on the same annual payment.

Research grants announcement exercise 2009/2010

RESEARCH GRANTS ANNOUNCEMENT
POSTDOCTORATE GRANTS PROGRAMME 2009
THE PRIVATE FOUNDATION OLGA TORRES

Announcement requirements

These grants are offered as financial aid to postgraduates with a medical degree to undertake research projects in the field of colorectal cancer under the supervision of a university professor.

The total amount of the grant is 60.000 Euros and will be distributed in 2 yearly payment,
in 8 quarterly and consecutive terms of 7.500 € each one after submission of each quarterly report on the research progress.

All applicants should hold a PhD degree. Applicants who receive the grant must accept the following terms and conditions:

a. To inform the Directors of the Foundation -via a quarterly report- of the results attained in the field/s for which the grant was given.

b. To publish the results of the research, naming the FOT as a source of finance.

c. To waive the publication rights, both for the conclusions and the papers deriving from such research, to the dissemination means that the FOT may find appropriate.

d. To make the FOT participant of any negotiation in connection with its corresponding rights that may lead to a commercial interest or benefit.

e. To participate in the scientific conferences or events as required by the FOT to present the research results.

All applications must be forwarded to “Fundación Privada Olga Torres”, at the following address: Ronda Maiols, 1 (Edifici BMC), 08192, Sant Quirze del Vallés, Barcelona. Spain. All applications should include the following documents:



a. Photocopy of the National Identity Card, residence permit or valid passport.

b. Currículum vitae

c. Official academic report including details of the PhD degree obtained.

d. Proposed Project Schedule with the approval of the director or responsible party of the research team receiving the funding.

e. Academic background of the members of the research team for the last five years, with specification of any projects currently in progress that relate to the research study subject.

f. Presentation letters if applicable.

The deadline for submission of the applications ends on 30th of June 2009.

A Research Commission appointed by the Foundation will be in charge of the selection process based upon the following criteria:

g. Curriculum vitae of the applicant.
h. Project Schedule of the research.
i. Scientific track record of the research group.


The decision will be made public in October and grants will come into effect on the same annual payment.

Research grants announcement exercise 2008/2009

RESEARCH GRANTS ANNOUNCEMENT
POSTDOCTORATE GRANTS PROGRAMME 2008
THE PRIVATE FOUNDATION OLGA TORRES

Announcement requirements

These grants are offered as financial aid to postgraduates with a medical degree to undertake research projects in the field of colorectal cancer under the supervision of a university professor.

The total amount of the grant is 60.000 Euros and will be distributed in 2 yearly payment,
in 8 quarterly and consecutive terms of 7.500 € each one after submission of each quarterly report on the research progress.

All applicants should hold a PhD degree.
Applicants who receive the grant must accept the following terms and conditions:

a. To inform the Directors of the Foundation -via a quarterly report- of the results attained in the field/s for which the grant was given.

b. To publish the results of the research, naming the FOT as a source of finance.

c. To waive the publication rights, both for the conclusions and the papers deriving from such research, to the dissemination means that the FOT may find appropriate.

d. To make the FOT participant of any negotiation in connection with its corresponding rights that may lead to a commercial interest or benefit.

All applications must be forwarded to “Fundación Privada Olga Torres”, at the following address: Ronda Maiols, 1 (Edifici BMC), 08192, Sant Quirze del Vallés, Barcelona. Spain. All applications should include the following documents:

a. Photocopy of the National Identity Card, residence permit or valid passport.

b. Currículum vitae

c. Official academic report including details of the PhD degree obtained.

d. Proposed Project Schedule with the approval of the director or responsible party of the research team receiving the funding.

e. Academic background of the members of the research team for the last five years, with specification of any projects currently in progress that relate to the research study subject.

f. Presentation letters if applicable.

The deadline for submission of the applications ends on 30th of June 2008.

A Research Commission appointed by the Foundation will be in charge of the selection process based upon the following criteria:

g. Curriculum vitae of the applicant.
h. Project Schedule of the research.
i. Scientific track record of the research group.


The decision will be made public in October and grants will come into effect on the same annual payment.

Research grants announcement exercise 2007/2008

RESEARCH GRANTS ANNOUNCEMENT
POSTDOCTORATE GRANTS PROGRAMME 2007
THE PRIVATE FOUNDATION OLGA TORRES

Rules and requirements.

These grants are offered as financial aid to postgraduates with a medical degree to undertake research projects in the field of colorectal cancer under the supervision of a university professor.

The total amount of the grant is 60.000 Euros and will be distributed in 2 yearly payment
in 8 quarterly and consecutive terms of 7.500 € each one after submission of each quarterly report on the research progress.

All applicants should hold a PhD degree. Applicants who receive the grant must accept the following terms and conditions:

a. To inform the Directors of the Foundation -via a quarterly report- of the results attained in the field/s for which the grant was given.

b. To publish the results of the research, naming the FOT as a source of finance.

c. To waive the publication rights, both for the conclusions and the papers deriving from such research, to the dissemination means that the FOT may find appropriate.

d. To make the FOT participant of any negotiation in connection with its corresponding rights that may lead to a commercial interest or benefit.

All applications must be forwarded to “Fundación Privada Olga Torres”, at the following address: Ronda Maiols, 1 (Edifici BMC), 08192, Sant Quirze del Vallés, Barcelona. Spain. All applications should include the following documents:

a. Photocopy of the National Identity Card, residence permit or valid passport.

b. Currículum vitae

c. Official academic report including details of the PhD degree obtained.

d. Proposed Project Schedule with the approval of the director or responsible party of the research team receiving the funding.

e. Academic background of the members of the research team for the last five years, with specification of any projects currently in progress that relate to the research study subject.

f. Presentation letters if applicable.

The deadline for submission of the applications ends on 30th of June 2007.

A Research Commission appointed by the Foundation will be in charge of the selection process based upon the following criteria:

g. Curriculum vitae of the applicant.
h. Project Schedule of the research.
i. Scientific track record of the research group.


The decision will be made public in October and grants will come into effect on the same annual payment.

Research grants announcement exercise 2006/2007

RESEARCH GRANTS ANNOUNCEMENT
POSTDOCTORATE GRANTS PROGRAMME 2006
THE PRIVATE FOUNDATION OLGA TORRES

Rules and requirements.

These grants are offered as financial aid to postgraduates with a medical degree to undertake research projects in the field of colorectal cancer under the supervision of a university professor.

The financial aid is given for a term of one year and is renewable for a second term.

The total amount of the grant is 18,000 Euros per year, 50% of which will be made available on the date the grant is given and the remaining 50% at six months after submission of the first quarterly report on the research progress.

All applicants should hold a PhD degree.

Applicants who receive the grant must accept the following terms and conditions:

a. To inform the Directors of the Foundation -via a quarterly report- of the results attained in the field/s for which the grant was given.

b. To publish the research results, mentioning the FOT as the funding source.

c. To waive the publication rights, both for the conclusions and the papers deriving from such research, to the dissemination means that the FOT may find appropriate.

d. To make the FOT participant of any negotiation in connection with its corresponding rights that may lead to a commercial interest or benefit.

All applications must be forwarded to “Fundación Privada Olga Torres”, at the following address: Ronda Maiols, 1 (Edifici BMC), 08192, Sant Quirze del Vallés, Barcelona. All applications should include the following documents:

a. Photocopy of the National Identity Card, residence permit or valid passport.

b. Currículum.

c. Official academic report including details of the PhD degree obtained.

d. Proposed Project Schedule with the approval of the director or responsible party of the research team receiving the funding.

e. Academic background of the members of the research team for the last five years, with specification of any projects currently in progress that relate to the research study subject.

f. Presentation letters if applicable.

The deadline for submission of the applications ends on 30th of April 2006.

A Research Commission appointed by the Foundation will be in charge of the selection process based upon the following criteria:

a. Curriculum vitae of the applicant: up to 3 points
b. Project Schedule of the research: up to 5 points
c. Scientific background of the recipient research team: up to 2 points


The decision will be made public in October and grants will be awarded at the XI ASEICA- 2006 Congress.