FIP Foundation and ECPG Innovation Grant

Application for the ECPG Innovation Grant

Please note that this application form will be the applicant’s project entry in the Grant database of the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) Early Career Pharmaceutical Group (ECPG).  By signing this form, the applicant grants FIP the right to publicise the outcomes of the project.

To expedite the processing of this form, please fill it in completely and correctly. Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the ECPG Steering Committee at

Grant Description 

The goal of the Grant for Professional Innovation is to promote innovation in the profession of pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences through innovative projects by early career pharmacists and pharmaceutical scientists to improve the practice of pharmacy or advancement of pharmaceutical sciences. The grant supports innovative ideas that provide insights in local or global health issues with potential resolutions, creative methods in providing healthcare services, promotions of the pharmaceutical professions, development of pharmaceutical sciences and technologies. It should be highlighted that the innovative project must have a direct clinical application. The grant is to be used for supporting a sole project.

Application and Procedures

Early career pharmacists and pharmaceutical scientists can submit a project proposal that addresses a specific issue or problem that may be improved through an innovative pharmacist-led intervention. The issue may be related to any field of professional practice and its outcome should have a positive impact on the community and a direct clinical application.


The winner will receive a grant of 1,000 Euros to assist in the implementation of the winning project. The winner will be announced during the ECPG business meeting of the annual FIP Congress and Grant will be given at that time.

One year later, upon acceptance of the final project report by the FIP Foundation for Education and Research, the winner is entitled to a complimentary registration, a return APEX airfare, and hotel accommodation to attend the annual FIP Congress. At the Congress, the winner is expected to present the project results in poster format. 

Eligibility and Limitations

Only members of FIP ECPG are eligible to apply. All previous Grant winners are not eligible to apply again. Each applicant can submit only one project. Group Work must be submitted under one applicant’s name only.

The grant prohibit application that requires sources of funding beyond the ECPG grant and prohibit applications of studies that are unlikely to be completed in the 1-year funding period. This would not preclude pilot studies or small proof-of-concept trials, as long as the pilot is expected to produce outcomes that are, in-and-of themselves, relevant and applicable

Application Deadline

Applications must be submitted by 31st May 2024.  The application should include:

  1. This application form, complete and signed
  2. Applicant’s curriculum vitae (CV)
  3. Mentorship acceptance/support letter

Submissions may be using this form

FIP Foundation Grant for Professional Innovation

Andries Bickerweg 5
2517 JP, The Hague
The Netherlands 

Incomplete applications or those that do not strictly comply with the application instructions will be disqualified and returned to the applicant without review or score.