€250,000 is the total sum allocated for research within dentistry by the Eklund Foundation in 2022. The application portal will be open during May for the seventh year running, welcoming applicants from all parts of the world in all fields of dentistry.
Both experimental and clinical studies within all fields of dentistry are accepted, but the foundation will prioritise projects that can be related to periodontology, implantology, or cariology. Researchers may apply for funding for a project in its entirety or for part of a project. Even though the application period runs during May, the application form can be previewed at the Eklund Foundation website, eklundfoundation.org, all year round, together with helpful information for applicants. The Board will announce the successful projects in September.
Information in short:
- Allocated sum: €250,000
- Application period: 1-31 May
- Announcement of grants: September
- Applications from any location or university are accepted
- Read more and apply at www.eklundfoundation.org
The Eklund family, owners of TePe Oral Hygiene products, created the Eklund Foundation in celebration of their long-standing relationship with the professional dental community. Since 2016, the foundation has distributed €140,000-240,000 annually, supporting odontological research worldwide; among the recipients are teams in Italy, France, The Netherlands, Serbia, Spain, Sweden, the UK and the USA. More information about the grants, published studies, and interviews with previous recipients is available on the website.