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Introducing Ferring’s new Racial Equality Grants Programme

Introducing Ferring’s new Racial Equality Grants Programme

20 May 2021

As a leader in reproductive medicine and maternal health, Ferring is committed to playing their  part in reducing racial disparities in maternal mortality and improving in vitro fertilisation (IVF), pregnancy and postpartum outcomes for Black communities, Indigenous communities and all communities of colour. 

As part of this commitment, they have launched the new Ferring Innovation Grants Programme for Racial Equality in Reproductive Medicine and Maternal Health (RMMH). This programme will provide research grants of up to EUR 20,000 to fund multidisciplinary research projects across four main areas: basic and translational; clinical; epidemiology and prevention; and social science research.  

More information is available here: https://www.ferring.com/scienceinnovation/researchareas/racial-equality-grants/   

Applications for grants will be assessed against a standardised set of criteria by a diverse, multidisciplinary panel from Ferring’s Racial Equality in RMMH Taskforce. 

Grant applications are now open and the closing deadline for applications is 1st July 2021. 

In the meantime, if you have questions regarding any aspect of the grants programme please don’t hesitate to contact Dr.Priti Bajaj  Acting Head of Medical

Priti.Bajaj@ferring.com  or the grants team at RacialEqualityGrants@ferring.com.  

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