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Opportunity profile: Crossing the frontier

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Be bold to have your international life-sciences collaboration funded by the Human Frontier Science Programme

 Top tips:

  • Think carefully about whether you need two team members from the same country: you will have to work hard to convince the reviewers that this is necessary.
  • Emphasise the fact that your question is new and fundamental, rather than the next step in your existing research.
  • Interdisciplinarity is strongly encouraged and each team member should be integral to the project.

The Human Frontier Science Programme (HFSP) is an international organisation designed to push the boundaries of research in the life sciences. Founded in the late 1980s, its comprise the G7 nations and Australia, India, Israel, South Korea, Singapore, Switzerland, New Zealand and the non-G7 members of the European Union, who are represented by the European Commission.

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