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60th Annual Meeting

EASD 2024

9 - 13 September 2024 in Madrid, Spain

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EASD Board Elections

EASD members are invited to vote on the re-election of Prof Chantal Mathieu and Prof Patrick Schrauwen as EASD Board members with term of office 1 Jan - 31 Dec 2025.

The voting will be open from 23 - 25 April 2024 and all paid up EASD members will receive an email on 23 April with a unique link to the voting site.

In the coming months, EASD members will also be invited to nominate two new members for the EASD Board. Please vote and encourage other members of the EASD to do so as well.


EFSD welcomes applications for the following diabetes research programmes

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EFSD and Sanofi European Diabetes Research Programme on Autoimmunity in Type 1 Diabetes

Application deadline: 2 May 2024

This programme on autoimmunity in type 1 diabetes is intended to stimulate and accelerate European research aimed at improving understanding of any aspect of autoimmunity in type 1 diabetes, its pathogenesis, screening and monitoring, its clinical course and its interventions. Grants are offered for basic and clinical studies.


EFSD / Boehringer Ingelheim European Research Programme on "Multi-System Challenges in Diabetes"

Application deadline: 27 May 2024

Programme to encourage innovative basic and clinical projects aimed at advancing current knowledge in the inter-organ crosstalk and related pathophysiology in diabetes, obesity and cardiometabolic disease as well as assessing the adaptation and impact of guidelines directed medical care in management of diabetes, obesity and cardiometabolic disease.


EFSD Albert Renold Travel Fellowship Programme

Application deadline: 17 June 2024

Fellowships to enable scientists and clinicians to travel and stay at other institutions in order to learn specific techniques or clinical skills required for the advancement of their diabetes research project and not available at their home institution.


EFSD and Japan Diabetes Society (JDS) Reciprocal Travel Research Fellowship Programme

Application deadline: 1 July 2024

Fellowship Programme to encourage collaborative research in the field of diabetes. Applications for Fellowships may be accepted from any single, non-profit institution or group of affiliated institutions from Europe, associated countries and from Japan.


EASD Early Career Academy Mentorship Programme

10 Mentorships of each 1,000 Euro available - Application deadline on 14 April 2024

The Mentorship Programme aims to bring together junior clinicians or researchers with established mentors to accelerate the development and career of the mentee, and to develop their network in the diabetes field.

Apply now

Global EASD Council

We are excited to announce the launch of the Global EASD Council and invite you to join this new significant initiative of the EASD!

Help to influence global diabetes care and diabetes research. Be part of the creation of new ideas and projects within the global diabetes community.

EASD members who are interested in this initiative are invited to propose their candidacy to the EASD Office.

The Global EASD Council welcomes both members with clinical and basic science background and those from diverse geographical areas. Interested EASD members will have to include their CV (in EU format) and a formal letter of endorsement from the local diabetes scientific society.

Please submit your application by email (info@easd.org) until 17 May 2024.


Diabetes Community Pledge for the European Parliament Elections 2024

The European Diabetes Forum (EUDF) asks you to pledge your support for the 32 million people living with diabetes in the European Union and their families. Together, we can ensure people with diabetes in Europe live longer and more fulfilling lives, avoid preventable costs and strengthen the resilience and sustainability of health systems. 

The Diabetes Community Pledge has been developed by a broad coalition of organisations working in the field of diabetes and supporting people with diabetes ahead of the June 2024 European parliamentary elections.

The Pledge contains 15 concrete policy recommendations addressed to the European Union and to Member States to improve the lives of People with Diabetes and those at risk.

Sign the Pledge

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EASD TV interviews and video highlights from EASD 2023

The award lectures were again a highlight of the EASD Annual Meeting. What a great pleasure to listen to so many outstanding researchers.

Do you want to learn more about the awardees and their contributions to diabetes research?

Watch the EASD TV interviews and video highlights on our YouTube playlist.


The European Foundation for the Study of Diabetes (EFSD) was created by EASD to provide funding in all areas of diabetes research across the entire European Region. The aims of EFSD are to encourage and support groundbreaking diabetes research and to promote the next generation of leading diabetes researchers.


Diabetologia is the Journal of the EASD and publishes original clinical, translational and experimental research within the field of diabetes. We are interested in papers that convey new information or insight into any aspect of the condition, ranging from basic science to clinical applications.