The EAES strives to support clinical and translational research for members and academic institutions in order to promote safe, high quality minimally invasive surgery with excellent outcomes, The grants awarded each year amount to €50.000 and is usually divided between 3 to 4 winners. This vital funding can help with bench fees, research related administration and costs of disseminating research. It may contribute towards salaries if necessary.
One of the conditions of the award is that the outcome and results of the research are submitted for publication in Surgical Endoscopy, the journal of the Society. we encourage researchers to apply for these funds and utilise the research methodology training and support that has been established by the Research Committee of the EAES. The aim is to encourage both established and research naive investigators to innovate in this space.
The following are the winners of the Research Grants from prior years: