"LIFE SCIENCES: inventing - creating - having fun" 2013



The Office for Science & Technology of the Embassy of France in the United States of America will financially support French teams which participate in scientific competitions, contests or games organized by the United States, specializing in Life Sciences.

The Office for Science & Technology hopes this program will encourage students and researchers to participate in exchanges with the United States, as well as initiate collaborations between French and American scientists, and promote scientific research and practice.


The electronic application (pdf) should be no more than 4 pages in length:

Page 1:
- Title of project, name/address of team leader
- Presentation of the competition (1/2 page maximum)
- List of team members, including affiliations (1/2 page maximum)

Page 2 :
- Description of the project (1 page maximum)

Page 3:
- Budget (1 page maximum)

Page 4:
- Any other relevant information: implications for future research, potential for fostering long-term relationships between researchers, past findings... (1 page maximum)


At least half of a team’s members must be French and the affiliations of these members must be clearly mentioned. French participants competing individually are also eligible. Grants may be used to cover registration fees and other expenses. Only one grant will be awarded per team per project.


Participants are eligible to compete in any competition specializing in Life Sciences (for example : iGEM, World Cell Race). Competitions must be affiliated to the United States (American organization or award ceremony in the United States).

Applicants will be evaluated by the Office of Science & Technology of the Embassy of France in the United States. Between five and ten applicants will be selected to receive a grant for an amount ranging between 1,000 to 3,000 Euros. The results will be announced approximately one month after the applications deadline.


For more information on the teams selected during the 2012 call for submissions, please click here.

Office for Science and Technology, Embassy of France in the United States of America
Aurelie Perthuison, Deputy Attaché for Science and Technology
Consulate General of France in Los Angeles
10390 Santa Monica Boulevard - Suite 410, Los Angeles, CA 90024
Email : deputy-sdv.la@ambascience-usa.org / Tel : (310) 235 3212

Please find below the pdf version (in English and in French) of this call for projets:

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Call for projects LIFE SCIENCES inventing creating having fun

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Appel à projets LIFE SCIENCES inventing creating having fun

Dernière modification : 24/01/2013

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