The Telethon multi-round call from Fondazione Telethon (FT) supports researchers in Italy working on rare genetic diseases. The research grants support both basic and pre-clinical research projects focused on rare genetic diseases and conducted by researchers working in Italian public or private non-profit research institutions.
The maximum total budget allowed for each research project is:
- TRACK Basic Research: 80,000 €/year
- TRACK Preclinical Proof of Concept: 120,000 €/year
- Budget can cover salaries up to 50% of the direct costs of the total budget, for personnel not holding a permanent position (for more details on the budget please refer to the Guidelines).
The maximum duration of the proposed project is 24 months for both tracks (first and second).
The next applications close on October 31, 2023.
October 31, 2023