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Donations

For the benefit of a cause and/or of patients, UCB provides financial or other support in the form of donations to organisations/institutions that raise awareness of the needs of those with severe diseases, that further medical and scientific knowledge, and that build strong communities in areas where UCB operates.

How to Apply

Follow this link to submit a donation request: https://erequest.ucb.com/

Grants

UCB is committed to improving patient care and will consider providing financial support to institutions (e.g., academic), associations (e.g., of medical professionals or patient groups) or recognised third party medical education providers for independent medical educational programmes and resources that address healthcare knowledge gaps and provide non-promotional information to patients and/or healthcare providers.

We support high quality, independent education through educational grants focused on enhancing medical professional and patient awareness, knowledge, and education. Supported programmes must be objective, balanced and scientifically rigorous. In addition, all programmes must be in full compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and guidelines, including those established by relevant regulatory agencies and industry associations.

Examples of programmes that may be considered for funding:

  • Medical meetings and congress symposia for healthcare providers;
  • Training workshops for healthcare providers and patients;
  • Educational tools or resources to enhance physician-patient dialogue about treatment of disease;
  • Innovative technology platforms that enhance management of disease and aim to improve patient lives and their care.

Areas of Interest Include:

Axial Spondyloarthritis / Ankylosing SpondylitisParkinson's Disease
Bone (Low Bone Mass Disorder)Psoriatic Arthritis
Crohn's DiseaseRestless Legs Syndrome
Epilepsy

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Family Planning and Pregnancy

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

How to Apply

Requests must be received at least 60 days prior to the date of the programme or event in order to be considered for funding.

All requests are reviewed on the basis of merit, unmet needs, company areas of interest, compliance with legal, ethical and professional obligations and fiscal responsibility.

Discretionary funding decisions are made by UCB and communicated to the party submitting the request.

Follow this link to submit a donation request: https://erequest.ucb.com/

Investigator-Initiated Studies

The aim of the UCB Investigator-Initiated Studies (IIS) programme is to support unsolicited, independently-initiated and conducted studies that have the potential to enhance medical and scientific knowledge.

Therapeutic Areas of Interest Include:

UCB is primarily focused on the following areas of therapeutic expertise (alphabetically listed):

Ankylosing SpondylitisParkinson's Disease
Axial SpondyloarthritisPsoriatic Arthritis
Crohn's DiseaseRestless Legs Syndrome
EpilepsyRheumatoid Arthritis
Low Bone Mass DisorderSystemic Lupus Erythematosus

UCB will also consider innovative ideas that enhance patient care and advance scientific knowledge.

UCB support may be provided in the form of funding and/or investigational drugs (product or compound manufactured/owned by UCB).

Submitting a Concept

UCB is using the eRequest on-line submission portal to manage all Investigator-Initiated Study requests. To submit a concept, please click here: https://erequest.ucb.com/

If a concept is recommended for a full proposal submission, an IIS Team member will contact the applicant with instructions.

Contact

All IIS process queries should be sent to IISmailbox@ucb.com.

Sponsorships

UCB accepts requests for sponsorships to support activities which further medical and scientific knowledge. In return, UCB receives benefits such as opportunities to promote our company, and/or specific disease awareness activities (e.g., booth, exhibit or other associated activities).

Areas of Interest Include:

UCB will consider donation, grant or sponsorship requests relevant to several key areas of interest in immunology and neurology such as the following (alphabetically listed):

Axial Spondyloarthritis / Ankylosing Spondylitis
Parkinson's Disease
Bone (Low Bone Mass Disorder)Psoriatic Arthritis
Crohn's DiseaseRestless Legs Syndrome
EpilepsyRheumatoid Arthritis
Family Planning and PregnancySystemic Lupus Erythematosus

How to Apply

Requests must be received at least 60 days prior to the date of the programme or event in order to be considered for funding.

All requests are reviewed on the basis of merit, unmet needs, company areas of interest, compliance with legal, ethical and professional obligations and fiscal responsibility.

Discretionary funding decisions are made by UCB and communicated to the party submitting the request.

Follow this link to submit a donation request: https://erequest.ucb.com/