Grant Application

2015 Call for YINI Research Proposals

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This grant is dedicated to “The role of yogurt in the prevention and management of non-communicable diseases”. It is supported by Danone Institute International in collaboration with the American Society for Nutrition (ASN) and the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF)

Proposals are requested for projects focused on the role of yogurt in the prevention and management non-communicable diseases. Research focused in the following areas are particularly encouraged: mechanisms of action, pediatric populations and diet quality and health parameters.

For 2015, $30,000 (thirty thousand dollars) are available to support one application. Proposed projects will be funded for up to 2 years. The competition is open to research teams from public research organizations or researchers at universities or hospitals. Applications can be from individuals, a single team or several teams in collaboration. Proposals must be neither previously published nor subject to patent disclosures.

How to Apply?

The rules can be downloaded thereafter or obtained by email: ana.pires@danoneinstitute.com

Applicant teams must appoint a project Scientific Leader who will be responsible for completing the application, which shall contain the following sections. All proposals must be submitted in English.

The scientific leader must send the application and all of the above documents, in PDF format, to: ana.pires@danoneinstitute.com or in the contact section of the YINI website. Applications from YINI Members and YINI Grant Jury members will not be considered. The deadline for submission of applications is 1st September 2015.