Project proposal

Project Proposal Call 2024 has closed on 1 April 2024

The next Call will open in January 2025

EADV supports excellence in research through its Project Proposal programme. Make your research idea a published reality through the EADV grant opportunities.


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  • An investigator cannot apply in more than one project as a Project Leader in a single round proposal;
  • An investigator cannot apply as a Project Leader if he/she already has an approved project that is being funded by the PPRC and has not been completed;
  • Executive officers of the EADV are not eligible to apply for a grant by the PPRC as Project Leaders;
  • Board members and Committee chairs/members may apply as Project Leaders or co-investigators for PPRC funding but cannot be personally compensated through the grant;
  • Funding will be firstly allocated at the end of the submission year;
  • The funding period essentially starts at the beginning of the year that follows the submission. Please consider this for the project timeplan and budget.
A project which is in conflict with EADV or is in conflict with EADV initiatives pursued by other committees of EADV, will not be evaluated by the PPRC.
  • The project benefits the EADV: the project will contribute to the mission and reputation of the EADV;
  • The project benefits patients with skin diseases and contributes to the understanding of skin diseases, physician capabilities or patient care;
  • The project involves several expert groups from European countries with a synergistic or complementary role in pursuing the objectives of the project;
  • The project is co-ordinated by investigators with sufficient background experience and/or training in the specific research field;
  • The project is original and carries true scientific or clinical interest;
  • The project is feasible: the project objectives are realistic and can be achieved within a reasonable time frame (1-2 years);
  • The project management plan is adequate: timing and resources are clearly specified and in line with the project requirements. Deliverables are clear and measurable;
  • The project budget is adequate: a detailed realistic budget with justification of all elements is provided.
Each project will be reviewed by each member of the Project Proposal and Review Committee. When necessary, external reviewers (1 or 2) may be asked for their expertise at the decision of the Committee. External reviewers will be former or current members of the EADV Board. Project proposals are reviewed by the PPRC committee, and submitted to the attention of the Board of Representatives. Final decision will be taken by the Board of Representatives at the EADV Board meeting held during the EADV annual congress. Submitters will be informed soon after the Board meeting of the result related to their project submission.

The budget limit on project funding is € 100.000.

The budget includes:

  • Salary for project leader and other essential personnel;
  • Equipment, supplies and software;
  • Facilities and administrative costs;
  • Travel expenses;
  • Publications and miscellaneous costs.
Applicant’s name Country Home institution Title of Project
David Chromy Austria Medical University of Vienna Diagnostic Performance of Cytology plus Viral Load and Typing of Human Papillomavirus as Anal Cancer Screening Tool in a High-risk Population – an Exploratory Study
Pietro Quaglino Italy Dermatologic Clinic, University of Turin Plaque characteriza.on in Mycosis Fungoides: towards a standardized defini.on of clinical, histological, and
molecular features.
Juul van den Reek Netherlands Radboud University Medical Centre International Recommendations on Dose Reduction of Biologics for Psoriasis – an eDelphi consensus study
Angelo Valerio Marzano Italy Fondazione IRCCS Ca’ Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy HidradEnitis suppurativa syNdromes: decryptIng the etio-pathoGenesis enigMA
Marie-Charlotte Brueggen Switzerland University Hospital Zurich IRDRESS – a European translational research registry for DRESS
Emiliano Antiga Italy University of Florence Anti-alpha6 beta4 integrin antibodies in patients with mucous membrane pemphigoid: an European multicentric study
Anja Potthoff Germany WIR-Walk In Ruhr; Center for sexual health and medicine; Ruhr-University Bochum Towards evolving  clinically translatable recommendations: A prospective study comparing incidence of HPV genotypes and differences in HPV-associated dermato-pathologies between a PrEP-using MSM and a HIV negative/PrEP-naive MSM cohort
Andrea Bauer Germany Department of Dermatology, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, TU Dresden Hand Eczema Core Outcome Set – Domains for Therapeutic Interventions
ELISAVET GEORGIOU Greece Aristotle University of Thessloniki, School of Medicine, Laboratory of Biological Chemistry Identification of miRNAs for prognosis of glucocorticoid response in pemphigus
André De Castro Pinho Portugal Coimbra Hospital and University Centre Skin grafts in dermatologic surgery: a prospective study of vascularisation and predictive factors of necrosis using laser speckle contrast analysis.

How to submit your project

Read carefully the Project Proposal guidelines (Printable PDF).

Projects must be submitted online only through our myEADV portal.

The Committee does not provide a detailed review for non-approved projects.