DIA Europe 2018 is an annual conference that brings together key thought leaders and innovators from the healthcare ecosystem including industry, academia, regulatory, government agencies, patient, and philanthropic organizations. They come from across all disciplines involved in the discovery, development, and lifecycle management of healthcare products and therapies. The meeting is intended to strengthen professionals’ understanding of the value of cross-discipline integration and to foster innovation for better health outcomes.

This year's conference  will take place at the Congress Center Basel, Messeplatz 21, 4058 Basel, Switzerland, from 17th to 19th April.

Patients are critical stakeholders in these conversations. In order to facilitate that patient dialogue DIA Europe 2018 offers Full Scholarships and Registration Fee Scholarships.

·        Full Scholarship:

Round trip in economy class (plane) or 2nd class (train); up to 3 nights at one of the hotels within the DIA room block (room + tax); up to 3 days per diem for miscellaneous travel expense; registration fee for the main meeting waived.

·        Registration Fee Scholarship:

Complimentary registration fees for the main meeting and 3 days per diem for miscellaneous commuting expense may be offered to selected applicants within the local area of the conference venue.


To qualify for this scholarship, you must:

1.      represent/be a member of a non-profit patient organization officially registered in the EMEA region;

2.      be familiar with activities related to medical product development and policy landscape in Europe (educated eg. through EUPATI); and,

3.      be ready to disseminate outcomes from the meeting to his/her extensive patient network.

Please complete this online application form to be considered for a scholarship to attend the conference. In addition to the completed survey below, you must provide a letter confirming your organization's non-profit status to Magdalena.Daccord@DIAglobal.org.


All applications must be submitted by 12:00 CET on Friday, 23rd March 2018.

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* 1. Which scholarship do you wish to apply for?

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* 2. Please provide your personal contact information here.

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* 3. How are you associated with your organization?

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* 5. Which best describes the disease area of your organization?

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* 6. Which best describes the priority of your organization? (Check all that apply)

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* 7. What population does the disease affect most? (Check all that apply)

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* 8. What is the mission of  your organization?

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* 9. How do you believe the information received at the conference will help your organization, patient community, and/or you?

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* 10. Please provide short evidence to demonstrate your understanding of medicines development process, clinical trials, medicines regulations, health technology assessment (ie. trainings, accreditations, education, professional background, etc).

Thank you for completing the online application. Your application will be considered as soon as we receive the additional documents listed at the top

If you have any further questions, please contact Magdalena Daccord at Magdalena.Daccord@diaglobal.org.

We look forward to seeing you at DIA Europe 2018 in Basel!