The Alpro Foundation is looking at giving some research grants for new innovative research related to "plant-based diet and its impact on human health or the planet".

Application deadline for short proposals is May 31, 2014 at 12:00 pm (CET).

Projects in the area of health should be based on human studies (animal studies and in vitro studies are not eligible), and should focus on foods (not supplements).

Applications are accepted for a maximum of €50.000 per year (all costs included, VAT and overhead costs) and the duration period cannot exceed 2 years.

Only research topics which are endorsing the objectives of the Alpro Foundation can be taken into consideration.

The criteria on which the proposals will be judged are: innovation, relevance to Alpro Foundation aims, feasibility and budget.

Short proposals have to be submitted by May 31, 2014. The scientific board of Alpro Foundation will make a short list of proposals which will be invited for the next selection by June 30, 2014. If invited for the long proposal, this has to be submitted by August 31, 2014 midnight. Final decision on the grant will be communicated by October 15, 2014.

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Alpro Foundation presents a yearly Award for Belgian Bacherlor students who prepare a thesis on the subject of plant-based nutrition and health.

Each Belgian Bacherlor student in Nutrition and Dietetics can submit his/her thesis.

The student who scoops the award will receive a prize worth € 1,250.

Bachelors students graduating in 2013 can sent their recent thesis by August 31, 2014 to




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