Call 2021


The Alzheimer Research Foundation is happy to announce that from now on it’s possible to submit grant applications in the areas of Basic and Clinical Research of Alzheimer’s Disease and related dementia. This year there is also a special pilot grant for research in Lewy Body dementia. Applicants for a Standard Grant Application are also eligible for the Young Research Award, if they are within the 3 years of an academic appointment.

Submission deadline is APRIL 20 midnight (GMT+1).

Applications should be completed through the online Optimy platform via taking into account the 2021 SAO-FRA Grant Application Guidelines.

  • Clicking ‘Submit an application’ will direct you to an identification page where you, upon first login, can create a user account.
  • Upon creation of an account, you will have access to the 2021 SAO-FRA Grant Application Guidelines.
  • Below the 2021 SAO-FRA Grant Application Guidelines you can start submission of a new application. 

We wish you good luck and are looking forward to your submission!

In case you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact our Scientific Secretariat.
The Scientific Secretariat can be reached at +32 2 424 02 04 or via