ON is sponsoring two ON/ORS Kick-Starter Grants in the amount of $10,000 to support ORS members’ research that focuses on an innovative approach in regenerative orthopaedics or that answers an important open question in that field.


  • Innovative techniques and materials for the regeneration of musculoskeletal tissues


  • Topic: Does the application fit into the given area of interest?
  • Innovation potential: Has the investigator courage to take risks and does he/she show thinking out of the box?
  • Sound hypothesis: Is the project unique and the hypothesis clear?
  • Research plan: Is the research protocol suited to answer the
  • Motivation and support: Is the investigator enthusiastic about doing the research project and is he supported by his/her mentor?
  • Candidates are ORS members at the time of application and have not benefited from an ON/ORS support program before


Deadline for application: The Call for Submissions is Now Closed.

Applications received after that deadline cannot be considered.

Please submit your application online through and follow the application process.

The decision will be taken and communicated end of November 2023. The grant recipients will be acknowledged during the ORS 2024 Annual Meeting.


Tomas Gonzalez Fernandez
Jay Trivedi