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Propose an Independent Meeting


Independent Meetings refer to scientific events organized entirely by an outside organization, ranging from one day symposia to international conferences.

  • If accepted by the Conferences Committee, they are offered financial support of £500 funding and marketing support

Organizers are advised to refer to the Criteria for Biochemical Society Independent Meeting Funding. Please note Independent Meeting funding will not be granted for well funded conferences such as Gordon Conferences.


Please note it is a requirement that proposals are submitted to the relevant Research Area(s) prior to online submission. Proposals not sent to Research Area(s) will not be progressed.



To submit a Biochemical Society Independent Meeting proposal, please complete the proposal form below. Please refer to the guidelines when submitting your application.


Guidelines for submitting an Independent Meeting Proposal.


Please note that single lectures or small events at an institution of Higher Education e.g. postgraduate research days or one-day mini symposia fall under the umbrella of Sponsored Event Grants.


View a list of past Independent Meetings


For an informal discussion, and to submit your proposal, please contact:


Conference Office
Tel: +44 (0)20 7685 2450


Next deadline for proposals: 12 February 2018