Terms and Conditions for participation in Pitch your Project

1. General

These terms and conditions of Dr. Falk Pharma Benelux B.V. (hereinafter “the Organiser”) apply to Pitch your Project. An initiative organised by the Organiser, possibly in cooperation with third parties.

Participation in Pitch your Project implies acceptance of the terms and conditions.

For any questions or comments about the terms and conditions or the campaign, please contact the Organiser.

2. Participation and participants

Participation will be open to any natural person who works in the Benelux, with the exclusion of the Organiser's employees, affiliated companies, or suppliers.

To be able to register, participants will have to complete an application form.

The submitted project should aim to promote scientific knowledge in the field of inflammatory bowel disease, cholestatic liver disease or eosinophillic esophagitis.

The project cannot be financed from regular funding.

To be eligible a video pitch (up to one minute in duration) of the project should be submitted to the upload page of this website.

The Organiser will be entitled to exclude participants from the campaign if it appears that the participant has provided incorrect, incomplete, or misleading information or is otherwise committing or attempting to commit fraud.

3. Video pitch

The video pitch can be up to one minute in duration and should contain the following information:

  • Name and position
  • Institution
  • Name of the project
  • Description of the project
  • The reason why financial support should be awarded to precisely this project.

4. Result and Prize Award

An impartial independent international scientific committee will select the three finalists from the participants.

The independent international scientific committee will select the three finalists on the basis of fixed criteria.

The selected video pitches will be shown on the Pitch your Project website.

Visitors to the website can vote for one of these three selected projects. Only website visitors with a RIZIV/INAMI/BIG registration number are eligible to vote.

The project with the most votes will be rewarded with a financial support to a maximum of € 7.500,-. In the event of an equal number of votes, the independent international scientific committee will decide which project will ultimately be selected for financial support.

Results are not open to discussion.

The winner agrees by participation that they are willing to participate in promotional activities in connection with the campaign, including the award ceremony. The Organiser may use any photographs for publicity purposes.

An agreement will be drawn up for the financial support. Before the agreement is established, the project and financial support will be tested against current legislation and regulations, including the Mdeon Code of Conduct and the CGR Guidelines.

5. Technical Provisions

The participant will be responsible for adequate facilities (such as telecommunication facilities) to participate in the campaign.

The Organiser cannot guarantee the continuous and uninterrupted operation of its website(s) or services. Despite the greatest possible care being taken by the Organiser in managing the website, the representation may be incomplete or incorrect.

6. Exclusion Criteria

Projects already funded by Dr. Falk Pharma Benelux B.V. will be excluded from participation.

Natural persons who are working and living outside the Benelux are excluded.