AO Start-up grants

A great opportunity for young researchers. Open calls will be advertised here on our website.


Open calls: 

AOCMF Start-up grants 2018: Call for pre-proposals


Past calls:

AOCMF Start-up grants 2017: Call for pre-proposals

Have a question regarding Research Grants within AOCMF?

Please contact Mirjam Bucher, AOCMF R&D.

Funding opportunities

As part of our mission to improve patient care through the introduction of new treatment methods and guidelines, AOCMF Research & Development offers funding opportunities for applied research that support clinical issues relevant to the CMF field.

Grants are available for research projects that meet our pre-set criteria.

Current open calls:

Past calls:

  • 'Projects related to basic, pre-clinical and clinical research broadly in the fields of trauma and reconstruction in cranio-maxillofacial surgery'. More info
  • ‘Bone  regeneration using tissue engineering and CAD-CAM technology: Their impact on facial bone reconstruction’ More info


What is Peer Review?

The AO Research Review Commission reviews all grant applications submitted to the AO Foundation and its funding bodies.

Watch the video to find out how it works: