EVSSAR Research Grants

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

General regulations for EVSSAR Grants (Version Nov 2017)

Call for proposals

EVSSAR Research Grants 2020

EVSSAR aims to support research projects on basic or clinical aspects of small animal reproduction with up to 4.000,00 €.

Application deadline: October 31st 2019

Download the application form here.

How to apply:

EVSSAR grants are open to all EVSSAR members (except board members and their affiliates). Please send your application form to: andrea.delcarro@gmail.com.

Assessment procedure:

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 then be reviewed and ranked according to their scientific and clinical relevance and also according to their scientific validity.

What else?

The applicant agrees to submit the results of the study to the scientific committee of the EVSSAR congress 2021 or 2022 and present it there.


 Funded Grants for 2018, are the following:




Establishing a semen bank for the endangered Scottish Wildcat

A. Heimendah  Veterinary Reproduction Service, REED VETERINARY SURGERY, LONDON ROAD (A10), Herts SG8 8BD,  London, UK
Characterization of seminal plasma proteins associated with benign prostatic hyperplasia in dogs M. Genov Central Vet Clinic, Sofia, Bulgaria

We are all looking forward to see some results at the EVSSAR congresses of 2019 or 2020.


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

For more information: grants@evssar.org