EWMA research grants supported by Convatec

PLEASE NOTE: The submission deadline has been postponed to Sunday 14 November 2021.


About the grant

EWMA and Convatec are partnering this year to support three grants available to healthcare professionals. The goal of this initiative is to support the use of new technologies in wound management and/or good communication and safety in clinical practice.

Proposed projects should be focused on the use of technologies in woundcare and/or novel approaches to meeting the needs of patients. 

Applications are invited from early and senior career researchers on the following subjects:



E-health and digital solutions for wound management


Solutions to enhance patient safety and compliance in wound management


Open topic: Any other topic relevant to wound management

Projects may be submitted by all researchers and healthcare professionals working in the field of wound management, including specialists, caregivers, multidisciplinary teams, etc.

The closing date for receipt of applications has been postponed to Sunday 14 November 2021 (Previously Sunday 17 October 2021).

Who can apply?

To be eligible for the EWMA grant, the applicant must be working at educational or health care institution within Europe. You can apply as either "early in career" (track record of 2-6 years of research/professional experience) or senior career (track record of significant research/professional achievements in the last 7-10 years). Please state your catagory in the application.  

The principles governing this award include:

  • It should align with the aims of objectives of the EWMA.
  • The application should have a clear research focus.
  • Funding should be spent within one year of the award being granted.
  • Applicants should demonstrate clear evidence of potential impact.

Review process

All applications will be assessed by a EWMA expert committee and, if needed, by international experts. The committee will consist of experts with appropriate qualifications to review the quality, feasibility and novelty of the applications. EWMA ensures the impartiality of committee members when assessing a particular application. 

How to submit your application

Applications can be submitted by e-mail by sending the completed submission form to the following address: jb@ewma.org. Please download below a relevant application submission form matching your level of professional experience. 

Do you have a question?

Please contact the EWMA Secretariat, Julie Bjerregaard, jb@ewma.org or consult the FAQ below.