Projects & Grants

VAS is encouraging scientific research and especially multi-center cooperation. On this site you can find offers for scientific cooperation. Please, contact us if you have any other offers.

VAS members can apply for financial support of their projects.

VAS support of scientific activities 2019

VAS Research Grant 2019:

Conditions for applicants and their proposal

  • Applicant should be a member of the Vascular Access Society
  • Topic of proposal: Basic or clinical research related to vascular access for hemodialysis.
  • Duration of the project: maximum 2 years
  • Percentage of the budget provided by the VAS research grant: maximum 50% of total project costs
  • Mid-term report: if the duration of the project exceeds 1 year, a mid-term report on the progress of the project should be submitted 1 year after grant approval
  • Final results that are obtained with the research Grant should be published in the Journal of Vascular Access.
  • Ethical approval: The proposed research should be approved by the the ethical committee of the institution of the applicant, within 6 months after grant approval.

Deadline for submission: 1st of May 2019
Feedback to applicants: 15th of June 2019

Available budget: 10.000 Euro.

Click here to download the application form
The application form must be sent to: research@vascularaccesssociety.com  



Mini Grant 

VAS will offer up to 3 scientific “mini-grants” with the sum up to 1.000 EUR each dedicated to special services associated with VAS members research, such as coverage of a statistician etc. 

Conditions for these mini grants, see application form for all details:

  • Applicant should be a member of the Vascular Access Society
  • Application needs to include the following details: project title, current status of project, funding source of project, purpose of requested funding, expected date of completion project

Deadline for submission: 1st of May 2019
Feedback to applicants: 15th of June 2019


Click here to download the application form
The application form must be sent to: research@vascularaccesssociety.com  

 

GRANTS

Winner VAS Research grant 2018:

We are very pleased to inform you that the application entitled “Personalised hemodynamic modeling of arteriovenous grafts for prediction of vascular access stenosis and thrombosis”, has been awarded the VAS Research Grant 2018.

Maarten G.J. Snoeijs, MD PhD 
Maastricht University Medical Center
Department of Vascular Surgery

 

Projects:

International case-series of brachial artery pseudoaneurysms. In case of interest, please, contact Nicola Pirozzi from Rome, Italy: nicola.pirozzi@uniroma1.it