The EFSD Mission

EFSD encourages and supports groundbreaking diabetes research and promotes the next generation of leading diabetes researchers.

EFSD Application Requests and Deadlines


EFSD and Novo Nordisk A/S Programme for Diabetes Research in Europe

Application Deadline | 01. Feb. 2024

EASD Rising Star Symposium and EFSD Rising Star Fellowship Programme

Application Deadline | 15. Feb. 2024

EFSD/Lilly Young Investigator Research Award Programme

Application Deadline | 15. Feb. 2024

Applicants to EFSD programmes are encouraged to become paid-up EASD members.

Access MyEASD to apply for EASD membership or to manage your account.

For further information, please see here.

EFSD - Funding Diabetes Research

Information for potential grant applicants

EFSD continuously strives to offer funding streams that are well suited to today’s research needs and that attract the very best grant applications to move the field forward.

This brochure is designed to encourage you to apply for funding and to help you put together the best possible application: we hope you will find it interesting and helpful!


The European Association for the Study of Diabetes e.V. (EASD) is a non-profit, medical scientific association and was founded in 1965. The aims of the Association are to encourage and support research in the field of diabetes, the rapid diffusion of acquired knowledge and to facilitate its application. more

Diabetologia is the Journal of the EASD and publishes original clinical, translational and experimental research within the field of diabetes. We are interested in papers that convey new information or insight into any aspect of the condition, ranging from basic science to clinical applications. more