The European Molecular Biology Organization awards fellowships (pre- and postdoc) to life scientists. Junior researchers about to start their own group can apply for a Young Investigators Award, scientists who want to move their labs to one of the EMBO member states can apply for an Installation Grant. In addition to that, EMBO offers funding for the organization of meetings, conferences, symposia, workshops, lecture series, and practical courses, as well as plenary lectures. It is also possible to apply for lecture grants and travel grants. Moreover, EMBO awards the FEBS | EMBO Women in Science Award to a female scientist who has contributed extraordinarily to the field of molecular biology and is a role model for younger female scientists.