Applications are evaluated based on four criteria:

  • Scientific merit
  • Innovation
  • Clinical and medical impact
  • Quality of research environment:


Scientific merit

  • The validity of the rationale / proposed methodology
  • The validity of the expected outcomes
  • The validity of the proposed timelines
  • The feasibility of completing the proposed work within 24 months


Innovation

  • Innovation in design, methodology and objectives

 



Clinical / medical impact

  • Contribution of the project results to clinical and scientific understanding
  • Relevance of the project to the immunodeficiency disease community


QUALITY OF RESEARCH ENVIROMENT

  • Mentor's and/or applicant's research focus, clinical/scientific expertise and experience
  • Qualification of the applicant
  • Expertise in the academic research environment