Research Grants

EVSSAR Research Grants

EVSSAR supports research projects on basic or clinical aspects of small animal reproduction.

We are happy to announce another call for applications for EVSSAR Research Grants! The grants are open to all EVSSAR members (minimum membership is one year, except board members and their affiliates). Only one grant in 3 years is possible!

EVSSAR aims to support research projects on basic or clinical aspects of small animal reproduction with up to 4.000 € per project. We especially appreciate collaborative projects of practitioners and academics!

How to apply: Download the application form and send your completed application as MS Word file (not pdf) form to:
Application deadline: October 31st, 2017.

Applications will be kept strictly confidential. Names and affiliations will be blinded and the proposals will be submitted to the board grant committee. The blinded proposals will be reviewed and ranked according to scientific and clinical relevance and also according to their scientific validity. The applicant agrees that the funded projects will be published on the EVSSAR website and to submit the results of the study to the scientific committee of the EVSSAR congresses 2019 or 2020 and present it there.

Funded Grants for 2017, are the following:




Evaluation of the ultrasound techniques to characterize testicular lesions in the dog

E. Vallesi

Tyrus Veterinary Clinic, Via A. Bartocci 1/G 05100 Terni (TR), Italy; 2 Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Perugia, Via S. Costanzo 4, 06126 Perugia, Italy

Semen quality as a predictor of health and physical performance in military working dogs

S. Tal

Koret School of Veterinary Medicine, The Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agricultural, Food & Environment, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

P.O. Box 12, Rehovot, 76100 Israel

Follicle-like structures for in vitro development of cryopreserved oocytes in domestic cat

M. G. Morselli

SAR BioLAb (Small Animal Reproduction & Biotechnology Lab)
Department of Health, Animal Science and Food Safety
Università degli Studi di Milano
Via Celoria, 10 - 20133  Milan, Italy

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