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Foster discoveries in digestive health research


Are you an established researcher?
Apply for our Research Prize!

UEG awards € 100,000 each year for excellence in basic science, translational or clinical research. The prize addresses well-established researchers at the height of their active career, whose science has had or will have a crucial impact on digestive health. Application for the Research Prize 2023 is open until April 17.

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Are you a young researcher?
Apply for our Research Fellowship!

This fellowship allows a researcher to spend 12 months working with a renowned European principal investigator thanks to a € 50,000 grant. The main purpose of the fellowship is to support the development of a basic or clinical research project and give the fellow the chance to improve their scientific skills. Application for the Research Fellowship 2023 is open until April 17.

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Are you ready?
Booklet launch event at the European Parliament

On April 26, we will officially launch our new booklet based on the latest UEG pan-European study on the burden of digestive diseases and associated research gaps. Join us in Brussels for a high-level event with digestive health experts and key stakeholders from the European health community to discuss the current state of digestive health across Europe. Registration is open until April 17! 

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Data from the pan-European study, commissioned by UEG on the burden of digestive diseases and associated research gaps, highlights worrying increases in the prevalence of several digestive diseases since 2000.

Research Webinars

The Research webinars are conceived to support researchers planning to apply to upcoming Horizon Europe grants. We plan them around the date of the Horizon Europe calls’ openings and hope to help you increase your chances of success!

Join us on My Connect

Grow a diverse digestive health network of friends, colleagues, peers and collaborators within the community via our exclusive, safe and secure My Connect networking platform. While you're there, be sure to join our Researchers Network Interest Group!

Did you hear?
UEG supports researchers by participating in Horizon Europe calls

We aim to support the Digestive Health Research Community in getting European funding by participating in Horizon Europe proposals. For now, UEG will participate in Horizon Europe project proposals as partner in the communication and dissemination workpackages. 

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Our Position Papers

With our position papers we intend to help shaping the policy and regulation to better reflect the burden of digestive diseases.

Learn about our key positions