YPG Grant for Professional Innovation 2017

Call for the FIP Young Pharmacists Group (YPG) Grant for Professional Innovation 2017 is now open!


The Grant

The Grant for Professional Innovation is offered by YPG and the FIP Foundation for Education and Research to support and encourage innovation in pharmacy.The Grant consists of € 1000 for the implementation of a project by a young pharmacist/pharmaceutical scientist. Projects can stem from any field of pharmacy (pharmacy practice, pharmaceutical science and/or pharmacy education) but should directly or indirectly benefit or improve health of communities and demonstrate the value-add of pharmacy on health.

Pending the acceptance of a project report, the Grant recipient may additionally be awarded a complementary registration, a return APEX airfare and hotel accommodation to attend the 78th FIP congress in Glasgow in 2018. 


Judging Criteria

Applications will be evaluated based on five criteria: Significance and relevance, Creativity and innovation, Scientific Accuracy, Feasibility as well as Clarity of communication.


Grant Conditions

The Grant recipient is expected to submit a project report to the FIP Foundation and to present on the winning project at the 78th FIP Congress. In addition, the recipient will be obliged to submit interim reports and updates as required by YPG or the FIP Foundation. 



Applicants must be FIP-YPG members.

Deadline is 1 April 2017 


Additional Information

Details about the Grant, including application procedures, are found in the application form. More information is also available at the FIP-YPG website or from the YPG Steering Committee at ypg@fip.org.

Full details of how to apply and the requirements applicants must meet, are available in the following document:


You may find the following two new documents useful in the preparation of your application:




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