Fellowships available to attend the DIA Europe 2019 Conference

Dec 3, 2018

DIA Europe 2019 is an annual conference organized by the global association DIA that connects life science professionals from many different areas with patients, peers and thought leaders.

From 5th to 7th February 2019, key thought leaders and healthcare innovators as the industry, academia, regulatory, government agencies, patient, and philanthropic organizations will come from across all disciplines involved in healthcare products and therapies. The meeting is intended to strengthen professionals’ understanding of the value of cross-discipline integration and to foster innovation for better health outcomes.

For more information, please visit the Dia Europe 2019 website.

Apply for a fellowship by Wednesday, the 5th of December 2018, 12:00 CET

This year’s conference will take place at the Austria Center Vienna from the 5th to the 7th of February 2019.

DIA Europe 2019 is offering up to five Full Fellowships and up to fifteen Registration Fee waivers to include the patient representatives input in the conversation.

patients includedFor this year’s event, they are expecting to have more than two thousand attendees and three hundred speakers. One of them, will be our co-founder Jan Geissler, who will be participating in the session “Will patient involvement improve clinical research?” by presenting the EUPATI Patient Qualification Programme.

In order to include the patient representatives input in this dialogue, DIA Europe 2019 will offer up to five Full Fellowships and up to fifteen Registration Fee waivers.

What you need to know to apply for a Fellowship

Full Fellowship:

Includes roundtrip in economy class (plane) or 2nd class (train); up to 3 nights at one of the hotels within the DIA room block (room + tax); up to 3 days per diem for miscellaneous travel expenses; registration fee for the main meeting waived.

Registration Fee waiver:

Includes complimentary registration fees for the main meeting and 3 days per diem for miscellaneous commuting expenses.

Scholarship criteria:

  • Represent or be a member of a non-profit patient organisation officially registered in the EMEA region (Europe, the Middle East and Africa).
  • Be familiar with activities related to medical products development, regulation and access, together with the policy landscape in Europe.
  • Commit to disseminating outcomes from the meeting to your network.

In addition, successful applicants are expected to attend all days of the conference; afterwards, provide feedback on their experience in a one hour webinar taking place one week after the end of the event and contribute, through a written testimony, to an article for a DIA publication, following the conference.

To be considered for a fellowship to attend this conference, please complete the online application form by clicking HERE.

Please, note applicants are also required to provide a support letter from their organisation and a document attesting its NGO status, which should be uploaded at the end of the form.

All applications must be submitted by Wednesday, the 5th of December 2018, 12:00 CET. Results will be communicated to all applicants by the 12th of December 2018.

We hope to can meet many CML patient advocates attending this meeting in February to “Learn, Share and Grow” together.

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