Nutrition research and prizes: local support

Nutrition research and prizes: local support

Supporting promising research and encouraging scientific work in nutrition are the primary ways in which the Danone Institutes advance scientific knowledge on the links between diet, nutrition and health.

The Danone Institutes encourage research in human nutrition through credits, grants, awards, fellowships and scholarships awarded to students and researchers working in not-for-profit institutions.

Since their creation, the Danone Institutes have sponsored more than 900 different research support programs in 15 countries.

You will find below the actua open calls for application as well as short presentation of the regular local supports. The rules (frequency, type of scientists, amount, and condition of application) are specific to each country and we invite you to contact your local Danone Institute to know more about their local research programs, grants or awards.

Open calls for application Regulars local supports

Nutrition research and prizes: open calls for application

Belgium – DI Belgium 2016/2017 Award

dibelgiumprizeThe DI Belgium Award is opened to Belgian researchers or students. If you are working on one of the specific research topic listed below and want to present your research to a larger audience, you are invited to send your article to the DI Belgium award committee before March 9, 2017.

Specific topics :

  • The contribution to Human health of the dairy products, yoghurts, fermented milk or fermented milk with probiotics, prebiotics or symbiotics
  • The intestinal microbiote and health
  • The impact of family meals or eating in groups on nutritional quality of meals or eating behaviors.

For more information and details about the topics and rules

 

20160401033728_84429China – DI China Nutrition Research and Communication Grant

For the Danone Institute China, 11 projects (conducted on 1 to 2 years) have been granted in 2015 and the “DI China Nutrition Research and Communication Grant” supports nutrition research programs each year, since 1998.

The call for candidates for the 2016 Grant is now open.

For more information 

France – DI France /FRM Prize for the food science

The DI France,  in collaboration with the Fondation pour la Recherche Medicale, opens a new call for application for 2017. The call for candidates is open until March 17th, 2017. The global dotation of 80 000 € will support 2 research projects over 2 years on the topic of  “Modes de vie, Alimentation et Nutrition”.

For more information,  application form and rules

Nutrition research and prizes: regular support activities

Belgium – research on gut microbiota and health

In 2016, the DI Belgium has awarded 2 Prizes of 2500 € each to support nutrition research in Belgium, for their contribution on research on gut microbiota and health. The award ceremony has been organized in Brussels in january 2016.

Learn more about the laureates

Canada – communication of nutrition science

The Danone Institute of Canada’s mission is to promote the sharing of scientific knowledge in nutrition, not only between researchers and health care professionals, but also among the general public. In keeping with this objective, the DI Canada is offering in 2016 an award for the most effective communication of nutrition science for the general public. The award aims to facilitate the mainstream sharing of credible research on current topics in nutrition. The call for application is now closed.

For more information

China – Nutrition research and communication grant

For the Danone Institute China, 11 projects (conducted on 1 to 2 years) have been granted in 2015 and the “DI China Nutrition Research and Communication Grant” supports nutrition research programs each year, since 1998.

For more information 

France – Call for application with the Fondation pour la Recherche Medicale

DI France, in collaboration with the Fondation pour la Recherche Médicale, proposes every 2 years a call for application to support one to 2 research teams on a 2 years project on a dedicated subject.

To learn more

Indonesia – competitive research grants

DI Indonesia propose its Competitive Research Grants for doctorant students and researchers: Food, Nutrition, and Health related topics. The call for applications for 2016 is already closed.

For more information

Japan – annual scientific research supports

Danone Institute of Japan Foundation (DIJF) annually supports scientific studies on food and nutrition, including studies to prevent various life-style related diseases, with the aim to promote and encourage researches on health and nutrition in Japan.

For more information

Spain – research prizes in nutrition, food and health

PrizesupportThe DI Spain proposes several calls for application for Prizes and research supports in the field of nutrition, food and health. For the 2016 Prizes, three categories of prizes are proposed for this edition: the recognition of a scientific carreer, the support of scientific communication and research project supports. The call for application is now closed for this year’s edition.

For more information

USA – Dannon Institute Academic Mid-Career Nutrition leadership Institute

Nutrition LeadershipThe Dannon Institute (USA) created the Dannon Institute Nutrition Leadership Institute in 1998 to exemplify its commitment to the development of leadership in nutritional sciences and the promotion of excellence in research. To further support this goal, the Dannon Institute created a complimentary program, the Dannon Institute Academic Mid-Career Nutrition Leadership Institute, designed to define and support the 21st century leadership needs within the academic discipline of nutrition for faculty who have completed their terminal degree training 10-20 years ago. The Dannon Institute Academic Mid-Career Nutrition Leadership Institute consists of an intensive three-day training program.

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