29th june – 02nd july 2020 – Centro Congressi Lingotto – TURIN, Italy


The Federation of European Societies of Plant Biology offers 30 Support Grants for graduate students and young post-docs from member countries in Europe to attend the FESPB/EPSO Plant Biology Europe 2020 Congress PBE2020. Grants will be available on a competitive basis.

Applicants should either be registered as graduate students (master or PhD), or employed as post doctoral researchers in Plant Biology in FESPB European member countries (see list at https://www.fespb.org/organisation/affiliated-scientific-societies/).
The Support Grant covers registration and 5-night accommodation.
Support grant winners will have to pay their own travel costs.

In order to apply for a Support Grant, applicants should:

  1. Submit an abstract to the Congress within 15 January 2020 as presenting and correponding Authors, ticking the relevant flag on abstract submission
  2. Apply at FESPB (https://www.fespb.org/awards/support-grants/) for a Support Grant before 15 January 2020.

Selection will be performed by FESPB and successful applicants will be notified on the Congress website by 28 February 2020.


At the FESPB/EPSO Plant Biology Europe Congress PBE2020 awards will be given by FESPB for the best student posters https://www.fespb.org/awards/best-student-poster/

Master or PhD student as presenting and corresponding author
Novel Scientific Content
Clarity of Presentation (aim and conclusions)

In order to participate to the selection, applicants will be requested to notify at the registration desk and to attach a label provided at registration to their poster.
The selection is made by independent evaluators during the FESPB Congress.
The final selection is made by the FESPB Grants and Awards Committee.

At the FESPB/EPSO Plant Biology Europe Congress PBE2020 awards will be given by FESPB to two Young Plant Scientists (no more than 6 year from the PhD title) with excellent cv selected by the FESPB Grants and Awards Committee.  The FESPB Awards are the Federation’s most prestigious awards. https://www.fespb.org/awards/young-plant-scientist/

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Organizing Secretariat:

Centro Congressi Internazionale srl
Via San Francesco da Paola, 37 – 10123 Torino – Italy
Tel. +39 011 2446911 – Fax +39 011 2446950