Call for Applications: AOTrauma Middle East Research Grants

02. August 2017

AOTrauma Middle East is proud to announce the call for applications in four research areas, with the aim to foster innovative research projects in the Middle East region.

AOTrauma Middle East (AOTME) is offering stand-alone research grant funding of up to CHF 8,000 per research grant. This funding is designed to encourage individual researchers and research groups in the Middle East to take on innovative research projects in the following fields: 

  • Bone Infection
  • Patient Outcome
  • Fragility Fracture Management
  • Trauma



Extended Deadline for 2017 AOTME Research Grants application: October 1, 2017.

The decisions will be communicated end-October 2017. 

AOTrauma Research offers regular funding opportunities for applied research that supports clinical issues. Grants are available for research that meets AOTrauma’s pre-determined criteria.

AOTME call for application

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How to apply for an AOTME Research Grants?

  1. Read the Call for application guidelines

  2. Fill out the AOTME_Research_Grants_application_form-3.docAOTME_Research_Grants_application_form and e-mail the document as an unprotected Word document AND as a PDF to: 

Reporting form

One Year Report

Who can apply for an AOTME Research Grant?

Individual clinicians/researchers and research groups in the Middle East region: Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Libya, Oman, Pakistan, State of Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, and Yemen.

What do you need to know?

  • All applications will be peer reviewed by the AOTME Research Committee.
  • Please note that we can only approve a limited number of studies (up to two) due to limited financial resources.

For further information about research grants at AOTrauma in general, and to learn about other funding opportunities at the AO Foundation, contact us by email:​