2022 BJA ESAIC Grant

Important Dates

Call for SHORT Abstract applications open: 23 November 2021

Deadline for SHORT Abstract applications: 23 December 2021

Results sent to applicants (request for full application): 24 January 2022

Deadline for FULL applications: 24 March 2022

Final Results to applicants: End of April 2022

The ESAIC Research Committee is delighted to announce the second year of the BJA – ESAIC Grant. Developed from the collaboration between ESAIC and the British Journal of Anaesthesia Charity to enhance clinical practice in the field of Anaesthesia. This Grant will offer the unique possibility to provide its winner with a 100 000 EUR budget. All projects, within the framework of Anaesthesia, will be taken into consideration.

The BJA-ESAIC Steering Committee members include Prof. Alexander Zarbock, Prof.  Edoardo de Robertis, Prof. Dr David Lambert and Prof. Dr Michel MRF Struys.


Grant applications can only be submitted online via the ESAIC submission form. The abstract text should not exceed 2500 characters (including spaces). Abstracts submitted in hard copy or e-mail will not be accepted. All submitted grant applications will go through a peer-review process carried out by international reviewers from the BJA-ESAIC Steering Committee. A maximum of 40 applications will be invited to submit a full proposal.

Please note that all applications must be written in English. Please write as simply as possible and avoid language mistakes. If English is not your first language, we recommend that you have your application reviewed by a native speaker before submission.

Please note that due to the high number of applications that are received, it is unfortunately not possible to provide individual feedback to applicants.

Submission process for short-abstract Grant applications and schedule

  • All applicants for a grant in the framework of the Grant Programme must be a qualified member of an institution in one of the countries that is represented in the ESAIC Council as defined in the By-laws of ESAIC
  • Exclusion criteria: existing projects or studies that have already received a grant either from a private, non-for profit, industry or institutional source
  • The work must be performed in one of the European countries that is represented in the ESAIC Council or from which the National Society is a Society Member of the ESAIC may apply. Collaborative studies among different European countries may be supported. In this case, it is necessary to receive recommendation letters from all the institutions participating in the study.

Download the ‘BJA-ESAIC Grant Annex 5 – Eligibility Criteria 2022

Eligibility criteria & conditions


Please do not hesitate to contact the ESAIC Research team at research@esaic.org for any question.