Research bylaws

Scientists from Member Institutions as well as non-participating Institutions are welcome to submit research proposals to the Scientific Committee.

Every proposal must be submitted to and include the following:

  • a concise description of the proposed study, including the scientific rationale, state-of-the-art, study objectives and the design of the study,
  • provisional budget (if applicable),
  • a short description of the core scientific team.

The Scientific Committee will evaluate the proposals for scientific content, capacity of the study proponents, fairness of research, appropriateness of the requested budget, and protection of member rights, including authorship. Approval is required before launching any research initiative.

The Scientific Committee must be informed of any intention to present (publication and/or scientific communication of any sort) work performed under the auspices and/or on behalf of the HPMN.