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NOTICE:  UCB's Online Funding Management and Collaborations Portal

As of Monday, April 11, all Grants, Sponsorship and Donation requests will be processed through our new software service and renamed – UCB eRequest Funding Management and Collaborations Portal. If you are not directly connected, please try again later as it may take time for the system to go online.

All in-process requests and active projects have been migrated to the new portal. Users with in-process/active requests-your email and contact information has also been moved over with your requests. Please use the Forgot Password? link to reset your password.

New users and users with previously closed requests- you will need to register as a new user in the system.

We look forward to working with you, thank you for your patience.

Other countries

Donations

For the benefit of a cause and/or of the 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

If your request is directed to UCB Corporate Headquarters, or a UCB affiliate for one of the following countries, follow this link to submit a Donation request: https://erequest.ucb.com/

  • Africa and Middle-East: all countries;
  • Europe and EFPIA* representation: all countries;
  • Asia: all countries except China;
  • Americas: all countries (for the USA, please consult the dedicated US page).

For Australia & China, or for further guidance, kindly contact the UCB Medical Affairs department in your country for assistance.

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 patients) 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 unrestricted 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.

 

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.

If your request is directed to UCB Corporate Headquarters, or a UCB affiliate for one of the following countries, follow this link to submit a Grant request: https://erequest.ucb.com/

  • Africa and Middle-East: all countries;
  • Europe and EFPIA* representation: all countries;
  • Asia: all countries except China;
  • Americas: all countries (for the USA, please consult the dedicated US page).

For Australia & China, or for further guidance, kindly contact the UCB Medical Affairs department in your country for assistance.

Investigator-Initiated Studies

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

Therapeutic Areas of Interest

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

Ankylosing Spondylitis Parkinson's Disease
Axial Spondyloarthritis Psoriatic Arthritis
Crohn's Disease Restless Legs Syndrome
Epilepsy Rheumatoid Arthritis
Low Bone Mass Disorder Systemic 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 worldwide. To submit a concept, please click here:
https://ucb.envisionpharma.com/vt_ucb/

An appropriate Review Committee will evaluate the submitted proposals. Depending on the therapeutic area, this review is performed monthly or bimonthly. If a concept is recommended for a full proposal submission, an IIS Team member will contact the applicant with further instructions.

eRequest is available for IIS submissions worldwide.

Contact

You can contact your local UCB Medical Science Liaison or UCB Medical Affairs office in your country.

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 products, our company, and/or specific disease awareness activities (e.g., booth, exhibit or other associated activities).

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.

If your request is directed to UCB Corporate Headquarters, or a UCB affiliate for one of the following countries, follow this link to submit a Sponsorship request: https://erequest.ucb.com/

  • Africa and Middle-East: all countries;
  • Europe and EFPIA* representation: all countries;
  • Asia: all countries except China;
  • Americas: all countries (for the USA, please consult the dedicated US page).

For Australia & China, or for further guidance, kindly contact the UCB Medical Affairs department in your country for assistance.

* The EFPIA (European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations) includes 33 national associations: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic (the), Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Netherlands (the), Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Federation (the), Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom (the).