Proyectos para jóvenes investigadores


The Granada Research of Excellence Initiative on BioHealth (GREIB) is a new created high-competitive project of the University of Granada (UGR) funded by the Campus of International Excellence of the Ministry of Science and Innovation (Class B, R+D+I – Top Research Areas).

GREIB main objective is to create a BioHealth framework in the city of Granada leading ultimately to the promotion of the UGR as an international reference in the BioHealth field. GREIB strategic plan features as a top priority the incorporation of all concerned stakeholders, comprising both public and private players, within the Granada area. This program supports start up projects for young researchers at laboratories at the University of Granada. The aim of these start-up projects leaded by young researchers is to encourage and facilitate research initiatives (preferably interdisciplinary) related with BioHealth topics.

Program specifications

  • The aim of GREIB-PYR is to encourage and facilitate research initiatives (preferably interdisciplinary) related with BioHealth topics. These initiatives may also represent actions towards exploration of new research fields for young researchers. This shall enhance interdisciplinary collaborations in the framework of BioHealth young research community and also individual explorative research initiatives in new research fields.
  • The research projects will have duration between 6-12 months and a tentative budget of around 3000 Euros per project. Durable equipments and personnel costs are not allowed.
  • The applications will be evaluated by the GREIB steering committee.
  • In 2010 the deadline for applications is November 20. For the next year, new calls will be launched, subject to financial resources.

Applicant requirements

All applicants must:

  • Belong to one of the BioHealth research groups of the UGR.
  • Have completed their PhD, preferably not longer than 5 years prior to application.
  • Not have led pre-competitive projects funded by the University of Granada, Regional, National or International Administration. Applicants that have not led other PYR initiatives will have preference.
  • Write a four pages (maximum length) proposal about the research project to be carried out.
  • The applicants must fulfill the application form and send it with the required documentation, as indicated below.

Selection Criteria

  • Curriculum Vitae of the applicant, including his/her list of publications and/or knowledge transfer.
  • Scientific quality and potential impact of the proposed project.
  • Interdisciplinary character.

In case of support

Applicants who get support have to:

  • Acknowledge financial support by GREIB (CEB-005) in the publications derived from the work done within this GREIB-PYR initiative.
  • Write a short report regarding the work done within this start-up project in a period no longer than 1 month after finishing it. The report should explicitly indicate potential publications or scientific impact related with the project.