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EADV funding opportunities

3 March, 2021

Call for research fellowship

The EADV funds a Research Fellowship, to enable junior dermatologist-venereologists and junior scientists from across Europe, the opportunity to undertake research training in a high-quality academic centre abroad.

More details and apply
Application deadline: 1 April 2021


Call for project proposals

he EADV, through the Project Proposal Review Committee, supports excellence in research through its dedicated Project Proposal programme. Find out more about the 100,000 euro grant available to make your research idea a published reality.

More details and apply
Application deadline: 1 April 2021

Vichy Exposome Grant deadline extended

1 March, 2021

The deadline for application for the Vichy Exposome Grant has been extended to 31 March 2021.

The Vichy Exposome Grant created & supported by VICHY Laboratoires is intended to promote and encourage research to characterize the skin exposome.

3 regional research grants of €15,000 each are awarded to projects originating from one of the following regions:

  • Asia / Oceania
  • Europe / North America
  • Latin America / Africa / Middle East

To learn more about the Vichy Exposome Grant and apply, please visit

EAACI-ESCD SAM is online for 2020

11 February, 2021


The leading European skin allergy meeting, SAM, is digital this year, taking place on 12–13 March 2021.

The meeting provides up-to-date information for clinicians, covering basic, translational and clinical aspects on atopic dermatitis, allergic contact dermatitis, mast cell driven diseases, cutaneous drug allergy, anaphylaxis, food allergy and the skin, hand eczema and occupational eczema, among others. We welcome acclaimed experts presenting keynote lectures.

ESCD members save €85. Please join us and register.


Wiley unplanned maintenance

17 December, 2020

Access to the journal is unavailable due to technical issues. Wiley tell me their developers are working on this.

Reminder: GAM tomorrow

14 December, 2020

General Assembly Meeting (GAM) 2020
Tuesday 15 December 2020
16:00–18:00 CET



Payment problems

24 November, 2020

We are working with Stripe to resolve the current payment problems. We will update you once this works again.

New hosting

24 November, 2020

The website is now on faster hosting. We hope you notice the quicker page loading times.

Candidate for president elect

12 November, 2020

The candidate for ESCD President Elect is Jeanne Duus Johansen. Vote at the online General Assembly Meeting on 15 December 2020 16:00–18:00 CET

Jeanne Duus Johansen
Professor, M.D.
National Allergy Research Centre,
Dep. of Dermatology and Allergy, Gentofte Hospital,
University of Copenhagen
Hellerup, Denmark

Jeanne Duus Johansen is 61 years and since 2002 Director of The National Allergy Research Centre and later professor at the Department of Dermatology, Gentofte Hospital, University of Copenhagen, with responsibility for a research group in the field of contact dermatitis, a national database of contact allergy and Head of the Allergy Test Clinic at the Department of Dermato-allergology, Gentofte Hospital. Supervisor for 50 Ph.D.-students regarding allergy, hand eczema, epidemiology, occupational contact dermatitis, skin barrier, prevention and gene-environment interactions. Author of 470 peer-reviewed scientific papers mostly on contact dermatitis, many book chapters and editor of several international textbooks. Jeanne Duus Johansen has served as national representative in the ESCD in several rounds and has been chairing the ESCD working group for the guideline on patch testing.

Important new dates

12 November, 2020

General Assembly Meeting (GAM) 2020
Tuesday 15 December 2020
16:00–18:00 CET
Via Zoom link (to be provided)


The 2021 congress is now in June 2022, previously September 2021.

New Congress date:
8–10 June, 2022

The next Congress (2024) is in Dresden, Germany.


Call for applications: Vichy Exposome Grant

21 July, 2020

The Vichy Exposome Grant, created & supported by VICHY Laboratoires, promotes and encourages research to characterize the skin exposome. 
Eligible applications may consist in research projects in the field of exposome and the human skin, including projects dealing with skin conditions and diseases, either fundamental or clinical, conducted in any hospital, university or other not-for-profit research institution.
Deadline for application is February 1st, 2021
The awardees will be announced in March 2021 during the 2021 AAD Annual Meeting.