Request a Grant From Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals, Inc.

Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. seeks to advance scientific knowledge and enhance patient care by funding requests for healthcare provider or patient education from the medical and scientific community. Ipsen Biopharmaceutical, Inc.’s areas of therapeutic interest fall into two categories: endocrinology (including endocrine tumors) and neurology. In particular, Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. is interested in funding education relating to acromegaly, neuroendocrine tumors, and neuromuscular and movement disorders. In general, Ipsen has a preference for programs that are supported by multiple organizations.

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Who May Request a Grant?

Grant requests may come from academic institutions, state or national medical associations or societies, disease foundations and associations, patient associations, or other educational providers. For academic institutions, the University Grants Office should apply for the grant, rather than an individual department or research group. Grants will not be given to individuals. Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. does not fund noneducational expenses.

What Types of Grants Do We Fund?

  • Healthcare Professional Educational Grants

    Educational grants will be considered with a preference for accredited continuing education programs. The primary audience for these grants should be healthcare professionals or patients. Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. funds educational seminars, webinars, and symposia, the development of educational materials, and other types of educational programs with demonstrated educational value. Only requests with strong needs assessments and the ability to measure educational outcomes will be funded.

    For consideration, grant applications must be submitted with all required documentation at least 90 days prior to the scheduled event. Grant requests will be reviewed by Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals, Inc.'s Grant Committee, which is composed of medical professionals in the areas of endocrinology and neurology. Grants are reviewed on the basis of scientific, medical, and /or public health criteria.

    Each educational grant will be considered using the following guidelines and standards, as applicable:

    • Office of Inspector General (OIG) Guidelines
    • Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Standards for Commercial Support
    • Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals
    • American Medical Association (AMA) Ethical Guidelines for Gifts to Physicians From Industry
    • Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. policies and procedures
    • Other relevant guidelines and regulations

    Grant approvals are not connected to or conditioned upon the purchasing, prescribing, providing favorable recommendations for, or otherwise supporting Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. products. The funding of a grant request does not impose an obligation, expressed or implied, on the recipient to purchase, prescribe, provide favorable formulary status for, or otherwise support Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. products. Formal notifications of grant awards will be made in writing to the applicant organization and supersede any prior oral or written understandings or communications between the applicant and Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals, Inc.

  • Endocrinology

    The Endocrinology Group is interested in funding education relating to the epidemiology, diagnosis, and/or treatment of the following area:

    • Pituitary disease, including acromegaly
  • Neurology

    The Neurology Group is interested in funding education relating to the epidemiology, diagnosis, and/or treatment in the following areas:

    • Cervical dystonia and other dystonic disorders
    • Spasticity
    • Other movement disorders
  • Oncology

    The Oncology Group is interested in funding education relating to the epidemiology, diagnosis, and/or treatment in the following area:

    • Neuroendrocrine tumors, including carcinoid syndrome

Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. considers funding requests from patient care organizations and groups that intend to provide education and raise awareness within the endocrine and neurology therapeutic areas through educational seminars, materials, or other mechanisms.

We do not provide funding for fund-raising events such as dinners, walks, and other similar types of events.


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