EWMA research grants supported by Convatec

Grant receivers

EWMA is pleased to announce the following three winners of the EWMA Grants supported by Convatec in 2021. We look forward to following these exiting projects. 

Magdalena Antoszewska, MD

Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Allergology,
Medical University of Gdansk, Poland

Early career applicant

Category: E-health and digital solutions for wound management

Project title: Bioimpedance Sensor Array for Monitoring of hard-to-heal wounds

Anne M. Eskes, RN PhD

Principal investigator and principal nurse educator,
Department of Surgery
Amsterdam UMC, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Senior career applicant

Category: Solutions to enhance patient safety and compliance in wound management

Project title: Patients’ ability to self-manage their surgical wound to prevent wound complications: a multinational comparative survey

Duygu Sezgin, PhD, MSc (Public Health Nursing), RGN

Lecturer, Wound Healing and Tissue Repair Master's Programme Director
School of Nursing and Midwifery
College of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
National University of Ireland Galway

Early career applicant

Category: Open

Project title: UNderstanding Frailty and pre-frailty to improve the management of chronic wounds in OLDer people (UNFOLD)

About the grant

In 2021 EWMA and Convatec partnered 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 were 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