Call for ACENDIO grant 2024

ACENDIO provides pilot grant funding to support small teams of international researchers to
personally meet and work together in ways that contribute to the development of ACENDIO’s mission to promote the visibility of nursing

o One grant is offered each year.
o Funding is up to €1500.00.
o Only one ACENDIO Grant can be awarded per research group, and the team must include members from at least 3 different countries

Submission Instructions
o Applications must be completed using the form provided by ACENDIO, you can find it below as a download.  
o Maximum 500 words.

Budget and payment instructions
o Research groups must outline how they propose to use the funds provided.
o Research working time is not covered by ACENDIO Grants.
o The payment will be made to the first author on his/her private bank account, and it
will be his/her responsibility to distribute the fee to the other authors according to
their accounts.
o The contribution will be paid in euros.
o Exchange rates will have to be deducted from the grant.

Study Completion, Reports and Dissemination
o The planned research must produce results within two years of the approval date.
A final report must be submitted to ACENDIO’s Research Committee demonstrating how the
grant was used. This must be undertaken using the prescribed forms and must identify both
milestones reached and results. Following review, summary papers/final research reports will
be published on ACENDIO’s website by the research committee.
o Any publication pertaining to the study that received grant funding must acknowledge receipt of the ACENDIO Grant.

ACENDIO research agenda includes:

  • Multi-centre studies exploring specific research topics on the development, use and evaluation of SNLs and eHealth
  • Implementation of nursing diagnosis, intervention and outcome classifications in different specialty settings (e.g., psychiatric nursing, intensive care units, home health care etc.)
  • Access to patient data, collecting and using big nursing data
  • Exploration of ethical issues (e.g., the common good versus privacy and the individual)
  • The relationship, if any, between using nursing data and quality of care
  • Documentation models, evaluation of standards-implementation (e.g., clinical decision support standard)
  • User-perspectives on eHealth (e.g., competencies, informatics literacy, attitudes)
  • Citizens-user studies, including eHealth-supported aging (e.g., assistive devices, ethical issues, informatics literacy)
  • Education and nursing informatics competencies projects


Contact for questions on the application process

Deadline for application March 15th 2024


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By becoming a member, ACENDIO will support you by providing:
Conferences, publications and presentations
to advance understanding and work in this area
A network for nurses in different European countries
so that they can share knowledge about developments
Resources such as reference lists and sample methodologies
for developing and evaluating nursing vocabularies
Interpretation of International standards
for terminologies and classifications

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