Baillet Latour Grant for Medical Research (GMR)


Applications are invited for the 2020 Baillet-Latour Grant for Medical Research (GMR) of €150,000/year for up to five years on the theme "Metabolic Disorders".


  • This grant will be awarded to a young independent investigator of any nationality to conduct medical research in Belgium. This research must pertain to the topic of the international "BAILLET LATOUR Health Prize" for 2020, i.e. Metabolic Disorders.

  • Applicants must hold a full-time position and a salary secured for at least five years beyond the beginning of the GMR and conduct their research in a Belgian University and/or Belgian University Hospital. They must hold a Ph.D. degree awarded no more than 12 years before the deadline for application, which is June 30, 2019.

  • This GMR is awarded for three years with a possible extension for two more years (grand total of 750,000 euros). Grant money can be used to meet costs of personnel (except applicant's salary), consumables and equipment. The awardee of the GMR will be selected by the international "Selection Panel of the BAILLET LATOUR Medical Research Awards", which also selects the winner of the Health Prize. 

    The next five-year grants (GMR) will be awarded for research projects on Infectious Diseases (2021).

  • More information, including regulations and application form, is available at (heading 'Gezondheid' / 'Santé'). Applications must be submitted electronically using the form provided via
  • Incomplete files will be rejected outright.