The IFCC Task Force on Outcome Studies in Laboratory Medicine (TF-OSLM), is seeking research proposals for studies evaluating the impact of laboratory testing on health outcomes.

Strategic Objectives:

  1. To promote directed research evaluating the role of laboratory medicine on clinical Outcomes.
  1. To build awareness and understanding with regards to the critical role of laboratory medicine plays in healthcare outcomes.


Application deadline: September 1, 2022 @ 11:59 PM EST

Award notification: October 15, 2022

Who is eligible to apply?

The grant funding seeks to reach out beyond traditional role-players in laboratory medicine to encourage applications from interdisciplinary teams,

including, but not limited to clinical teams, in collaboration with clinical laboratory team members.

At least one of the research team members must be an IFCC member.

Categories of eligible recipients are individuals or teams from the following:

  • Clinical laboratory organizations
  • Universities and other academic institutions
  • Private or public health care facilities
  • Non-governmental organizations (NGOs)
  • Research institutes and think tanks
  • Private sector companies

Please use the online form ( and send it to at the IFCC office.   Click here for download full pdf