Travel grants 

A limited number of travel grants are made available on a competitive basis to:

-          Physicians from middle- and low-income countries as defined by The World Bank;
Physicians under the age of 40;
Patient advocates.

Full applications should be submitted by 15 May 2017 to and include the following documents.

Physicians and nurses:
Completed travel grant application form (available at;
An abstract submitted online according to the abstract submission procedure (deadline 15 May 2017, see page 10);
Short curriculum vitae;
Letter describing motivation for attending;
Letter of endorsement by the Institute/Department director or head nurse.

Patient advocates:
Completed travel grant application form;
Short curriculum vitae;
Letter describing motivation for attending.

Travel grant recipients will receive a set amount to contribute to their travel and accommodation expenses, whilst registration will be processed directly by the organisers. The following amounts will be refunded by bank transfer after the Conference:

EUR 500 for participants coming from Europe, Middle-East and North-Africa;
EUR 1.000 for participants coming from other regions and overseas.

The outcome of the application will be notified by 30 June 2017.