Call PRIM-VAL for primary care research projects

7 de May de 2017

This call PRIM-VAL is part of the Valdecilla Biosanitary Strategic Enhancement Program of IDIVAL focuses on capture talent and innovation. This Program of Support to Primary Care (PRIM-VAL) aims to promote innovation and research in primary care.

Requirements of this call


Research and innovation projects related to primary care will be considered, preferably patient care, chronic diseases and highly prevalent diseases.

The projects should be developed mainly in the public sanitary environment of Cantabria.


All projects will have a principal investigator who will be a health professional (doctor, nurse or other) who will develop his activity in Primary Care within the Public Health System of Cantabria. Training specialists are excluded. Young researchers (younger than 40 years) will be positively evaluated at the close of the call.

The research team may involve people from national or international institutions but only one principal investigator will be allowed to participate in one application. At least half of the research team must belong to IDIVAL, Public Health System of Cantabria or University of Cantabria.


The duration of the project will be 1 year renewable and the maximum amount per project is € 15,000. The aid granted may finance all or part of the project for which the grant is requested.

Documentation to be submitted

Report of the research project in the standard formats. 

The report should include a structured summary, background and current status of the subject, bibliography, objectives, hypothesis, methodology and schedule and work plan, resources available for project realization, applicability and usefulness of foreseeable results, experience of research staff on the subject, the capacity of the results to be protected and transferred to the market and detailed justification of the requested aid (budget).

Standard format CV of the members of the research team available at:

More information about this call:

Call (PDF)

Mª José San Emeterio: