Eligible Grant Requests

Eisai may provide funding in the form of an educational grant to support bona-fide educational programs and activities which communicate the most current disease awareness, scientific and medical information to the medical and healthcare community to improve patient care.

The Eisai ME Grant approval process is conducted in accordance with the recommendations and mandates of the Office of the Inspector General Compliance Program Guidance for Pharmaceutical Manufacturers, the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (
ACCME) Guidelines, and the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals, internal Eisai policies and other applicable guidelines.

Grant approvals are never related to or otherwise conditioned upon the past, present or future prescribing, purchasing, or recommending of Eisai products. 

All grants are awarded at Eisai’s sole discretion.


  • Educational Grants, including Continuing Medical Education (CME), that may be considered for funding include,  but are not limited to the following:

    •       •  Accredited educational activities and programs (e.g., ACCME, ACPE, ANCC)
    •       •  Programs without CME or other Continuing Education credits that are
               and not brand specific (e.g., grand rounds programs)
    •       •  National/regional scientific and medical congresses, conventions, conferences
               and symposia
    •       •  Overall conference support for hospitals, medical centers, university medical
               schools, regional/local medical societies
    •       •  Enduring materials (e.g., CME publications, monographs, etc.)
    •       •  Fellowships and scholarships (only those affiliated with a teaching institution,
               hospital, or medical/scientific association or society and commensurate with
               activities to be performed where the individual recipients are not selected by
               Eisai, its co-promote or business partners. Note: Scholarships to sponsored
               CME programs are not allowed)
    •       •  Medical education events delivered via the Internet, CD-ROMs,
               teleconferences, web casts, etc.
    •       •  Patient/caregiver education relating to medical or public health information
               (Materials must be developed by grant recipient)
  • Types of Requests that WILL NOT be funded by the Eisai Educational Grants Committee include, but are not limited to the following:

  •      •  Payments to individuals for any educational activity or program
  •      •  Costs associated with funding or sponsorship of meals at a CME conference
  •      •  Charitable contributions
  •      •  Runs or walks, gala events and other fundraisers
  •      •  Sponsorship of meetings where Eisai receives benefits such as corporate
             recognition, product logos, advertising in the activity (e.g., Gold Sponsorship
             of patient advocacy groups such as Alzheimer’s Association) without any
             educational program or activity
  •      •  Registration fees, travel expenses, continuing education credits and other costs
             for non-faculty participants or HCP attendees
  •      •  Support linked to product purchase, pricing or rebate negotiation, or access to
  •      •  Consulting, professional or other business arrangements tied to educational
             programs and activities (e.g., advisory boards, commercial product booths,
  •      •  Costs associated with display space, table top fees or exhibit booths for Eisai  
    (These costs may not be included in the educational grant request)
  •      •  Programs that plan to utilize Eisai personnel as speakers or consultants
  •      •  Recreational events or entertainment for meeting attendees
  •      •  Support of promotional activities and/or where Eisai selects the speaker or
            content of the program (e.g., lunch and learns, Eisai-sponsored speaker
            programs, branded Grand Rounds)
  •      •  Gifts