Conferences - Seminars

02MAY
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  18:00-21:30 EPFL Rolex Center

Exploring the business implications of Health Tech devices and the data they generate. The prevalence of micro-sensor enabled wearable devices, combined with the increasing accuracy of these sensors is blurring the lines between consumer devices and medical technology. What potential does this plethora of data hold for users, the businesses that have access to it, ... Read more about "Innovation Leaders Event 2019"
03MAY
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  10:30-12:00 Unil, Extranef building, room 126

This paper shows that after the global financial crisis UK firms with high pre-crisis cash holdings relative to their industry rivals invest significantly more than their cash-poor counterparts. The differential effect already appears during the crisis but amplifies throughout the recovery phase, resulting in a persistent and growing investment gap. This amplification effect is absent ... Read more about "All You Need is Cash: Corporate Cash Holdings and Investment after the Financial Crisis"
By Neeltje van HOREN, Bank of England
03MAY
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The College of Management of Technology, in collaboration with IC, is launching a new EPFL Seminar series on “Computational Social Sciences & Economics.” The seminar will bring in leading guest speakers to examine questions that are of great importance for EPFL and society more broadly. Our first high-level guest speaker will be Prof. James A. ... Read more about "The Science of Science: What makes science effective?"
10MAY
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  10:30-12:00 Unil, Extranef building, room 126

I illustrate that the equilibria of games with strategic complementarities may be of little predictive value if the players have non-compact action sets. Motivated by this observation, I study a class of macroeconomic models in which all firms can costlessly choose any price at each date from a compact interval (indexed to last period’s price ... Read more about "Bounds on Price Setting"
By Narayana KOCHERLAKOTA, University of Rochester
15MAY
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  12:00-13:30 ODY 4 03

"Flexible-working hours and career paths: A test with LinkedIn data" Abstract : This study addresses the issue of whether the value placed by employers on employees’ temporal work flexibility contributes to the gender gap in careers paths -- as suggested by Goldin (2014). Specifically, we investigate whether firms reward disproportionately employees who are willing to ... Read more about "Seminar by Prof. Myriam Mariani, Bocconi University"
17MAY
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  10:30-12:00 Unil, Extranef building, room 126

We address the determination and evolution of bitcoin prices in a simple monetary economy that captures the salient features of a decentralized network. Network users forecast the transactional and resale value of bitcoin holdings and consider the risk of a network attack. Miners contribute resources that enhance network security and compete for mining rewards received ... Read more about "Bitcoin as Decentralized Money: Prices, Mining, and Network Security"
By Emiliano PAGNOTTA, Imperial College, London
20MAY
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  12:00-13:30 ODY -1 0019.1

"Which industries produce most R&D external benefits? " Abstract Public support for industry, either financial or in-kind, is predicated on the existence of unpaid and unrequited benefits flowing from one organisation to another. It follows that public support should be most generous where the outflows of these benefits are greatest. R&D activity is considered one ... Read more about "Seminar by Prof. Elizabeth Webster, Swinburne University of Technology"
24MAY
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By Dean CORBAE, University of Wisconsin–Madison
03JUN
07JUN
  08:30-16:30 ODY -1 0020

Why take a Data Science/AI bootcamp ? The fastest growing and most innovative companies around the world are rapidly developing new capabilities in Data Science. McKinsey projects that AI will deliver an additional $13 trillion of GDP to the global economy by 2030. It therefore is not surprising that many business schools now view Data ... Read more about "Data Science for Managers"
06JUN
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  STCC

Trust is indispensable to the prosperity and well-being of societies. For millennia, we developed trust-building mechanisms to facilitate interactions. But as they become increasingly digital, many traditional mechanisms no longer function well, hence trust breaks down. As a result, low levels of trust discourage us from engaging in new forms of interactions and constrain business ... Read more about "IC Research Day - Digital Trust"
07JUN
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By Yufeng WU, University of Illinois
10JUN
15JUN
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  Odyssea (EPFL)

There has been an explosion of interest in text analysis within the fields of economics, management, and finance. The Computational Methods for Economists: Text analysis and agent-based models course will teach doctoral and master students a range of computational methods in topic modeling, statistical methods for making causal inferences from text and agent-based computational economics. ... Read more about "Summer school: Computational Methods for Economists (CMFE)"
By Stephen Hansen, Margaret E. Roberts, Yaroslav Rosokha, Harsh Prasad
10JUN
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  12:00-13:30 ODY 4 03

"Horizontal Wage Dispersion and Employee Mobility. When Inequality Means Equity" Abstract : We examine the association between horizontal wage dispersion in firms and employee mobility. While prior work suggests that horizontal wage dispersion induces employee mobility, we explore key contingencies—specifically, firm size and sources of horizontal wage dispersion—that determine whether such dispersion has a positive ... Read more about "Seminar by Prof. Francesca Melillo, KU Leuven"
14JUN
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By Kenneth J. SINGLETON, Stanford University
20JUN
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  15:00-16:30 ODY 4 03

"Effective Police Patrolling: A Stratified Monte Carlo Tree Search" Résumé Police patrolling was proven to prevent crime, and yet a corresponding decision problem that aids police management is lacking. As a remedy, this work formalizes effective police patrolling as a finite-horizon discrete-time Markov decision process (MDP). It yields a policy for choosing optimal pathways for ... Read more about "Seminar by Prof. Stefan Feuerriegel, ETHZ"
28JUN
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By Mitsuru IGAMI, Yale Department of Economics
10SEP
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  09:30-14:00 EPFL Valais Wallis, Rue de l'Industrie 17, CH-1951 Sion

The Research Days will bring together key political figures from the area, local industrial partners and academic partners of the EPFL campuses (Sion, Neuchâtel, Geneva, Fribourg, Lausanne). Covering the key themes of each site, the event’s objective is to show how research contributes or can contribute to society, both with political support and through collaboration ... Read more about "EPFL 50th Anniversary - Research Days - EPFL Valais Wallis, Sion"
By Programme en cours / Programme coming soon.
11SEP
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  09:30-14:00 Rue de la Maladière 71b, CH-2002 Neuchâtel

Les journées de la recherche, ce sont des rencontres entre les personnalités politiques clés de la région, les partenaires industriels locaux ainsi que les partenaires académiques des campus EPFL (Sion, Neuchâtel, Genève, Fribourg, Lausanne) autour des thèmes phares de chaque site. L’objectif est de démontrer ce que la recherche apporte ou peut apporter à la ... Read more about "50e Anniversaire EPFL - Journées de la Recherche - Microcity, Neuchâtel"
By Programme en cours
12SEP
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  09:30-14:00 Chemin des Mines 9, CH-1202 Genève

Les journées de la recherche, ce sont des rencontres entre les personnalités politiques clés de la région, les partenaires industriels locaux ainsi que les partenaires académiques des campus EPFL (Sion, Neuchâtel, Genève, Fribourg, Lausanne) autour des thèmes phares de chaque site. L’objectif est de démontrer ce que la recherche apporte ou peut apporter à la ... Read more about "50e Anniversaire EPFL - Journées de la Recherche - Campus Biotech, Genève"
By Programme en cours
13SEP
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  09:30-14:00 Passage du Cardinal 13b, CH-1700 Fribourg

Les journées de la recherche, ce sont des rencontres entre les personnalités politiques clés de la région, les partenaires industriels locaux ainsi que les partenaires académiques des campus EPFL (Sion, Neuchâtel, Genève, Fribourg, Lausanne) autour des thèmes phares de chaque site. L’objectif est de démontrer ce que la recherche apporte ou peut apporter à la ... Read more about "50e Anniversaire EPFL - Journées de la Recherche - BlueFactory Fribourg"
By Programme en cours
14SEP
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  09:30-14:00 STCC 2 9426

Les journées de la recherche, ce sont des rencontres entre les personnalités politiques clés de la région, les partenaires industriels locaux ainsi que les partenaires académiques des campus EPFL (Sion, Neuchâtel, Genève, Fribourg, Lausanne) autour des thèmes phares de chaque site. L’objectif est de démontrer ce que la recherche apporte ou peut apporter à la ... Read more about "50e Anniversaire EPFL - Journées de la Recherche - Campus Lausanne"
By Programme en cours
18OCT
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  08:30-18:30 RLC E1 240

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of EPFL, its President Martin Vetterli invites you to explore what is Open Science with world-class researchers and influential policy makers. How can we successfully transition to digital scholarship? What will knowledge production and dissemination resemble in the future? This day will be dedicated to discussing the promises and challenges ... Read more about "Open Science Day"

Call for proposal

30APR
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The Velux Stiftung supports basic and applied research in the fields of daylight, healthy ageing and ophthalmology which: is relevant beyond the borders of a single discipline, can accelerate research by removing bottlenecks, enables implementation of research and whose results will be promoted and/or implemented inside and outside academia. The foundation welcomes international and interdisciplinary ... Read more about "[ VELUX STIFTUNG | Research grants ]"
30APR
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The Velux Stiftung supports basic and applied research in the fields of daylight, healthy ageing and ophthalmology which: is relevant beyond the borders of a single discipline, can accelerate research by removing bottlenecks, enables implementation of research and whose results will be promoted and/or implemented inside and outside academia. The foundation welcomes international and interdisciplinary ... Read more about "[ Velux Stiftung Research Grants | Research funding ]"
30APR
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The State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) mandated the ETH Zurich for bilateral collaboration with partner institutions in Asia. In 2018, ETH Zurich opened a call for proposals for opportunity grants with China, Japan, South Korea and the ASEAN countries. Applications are accepted on a rolling base until 2020. Who can apply: senior ... Read more about "[ SERI | OPPORTUNITY GRANTS WITH CHINA, JAPAN, SOUTH KOREA AND THE ASEAN REGION ]"
30APR
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The Swiss State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) commissioned the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Western Switzerland (HES-SO) as the Leading House for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. This call allows funding of approx. 26 mobility grants. Partner countries: Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, Qatar, Tunisia and the United Arab ... Read more about "[SERI - Seed Money Grants with MENA Countries | Research Funding]"
30APR
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The 9th edition of the Dalle Molle Foundation “Quality of life” prize will award two CHF 10’000 prizes to ongoing research projects focusing on data processing and the new technologies and aiming at facilitating access to information in order to improve the quality of life and of the environment, and facilitate social interactions. The research ... Read more about "[Fondation Dalle Molle – Quality of life Prize | Research funding ]"
30APR
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Debiopharm Group and Foundation Inartis have launched their fourth ‘Challenge’ on the theme ‘Quality of Life for Patients undergoing Treatment.’ This “Challenge” aims to encourage innovation in the health sector by rewarding practical solutions intended to improve patient comfort and quality of life. The ultimate goal is to speed up the implementation and/or commercialization of ... Read more about "[ Foundation Inartis - Funding for health innovations improving the quality of Life for patients undergoing treatment | Research funding ]"
01MAY
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What: Support to university-based, high-potential business cases from the Venture Kick programme with the aim of substantially accelerating their market entry. Support to proposals where a R&D or design boost can speed up the success of the deep tech business case. Your project MUST be: Already in the Venture Kick process Already approved by a ... Read more about "[ Gebert Rüf Stiftung - InnoBooster | Research funding ]"
01MAY
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Gebert Rüf Stiftung (GRS) was established in 1998 by entrepreneur Heinrich Gebert as a science and innovation foundation. Its objective is to promote «Switzerland as a top location for business and as a place to live». As a private funding agency guided by its mission statement «making science effective», it supports entrepreneurial projects, which are ... Read more about "[ Gebert Rüf Stiftung - Scientainment | Scientific outreach ]"
01MAY
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The goal of the Cogito Foundation is to encourage the dialogue between science and technology on one hand and humanities and the social sciences, on the other. The Foundation supports research that helps bridge this gap. It does not fund the mere application of a method from one discipline to another: all disciplines involved must ... Read more about "[ THE COGITO FOUNDATION | Research Grants, Postdoctoral Fellowships, Scientific Visits, Congresses, Dissemination ]"
01MAY
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Gebert Rüf Stiftung (GRS) was established in 1998 by entrepreneur Heinrich Gebert as a science and innovation foundation. Its objective is to promote «Switzerland as a top location for business and as a place to live». As a private funding agency guided by its mission statement «making science effective», it supports entrepreneurial projects, which are ... Read more about "[ Gebert Rüf Stiftung - Funding for cluster projects | Research funding ]"
06MAY
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The goal of the REPIC platform (Renewable Energy, Energy & Resource Efficiency, Promotion in International Cooperation) is to strengthen and coordinate Swiss federal activities (by SECO, SDC, FOEN, SFOE) on renewable energies, energy and resource efficiency within developing and transitioning countries. Projects must facilitate the transfer of Swiss technology and know-how to meet local needs. ... Read more about "[ REPIC - Research funding with developing and transitioning countries | Research funding ]"
09MAY
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The Swiss Network for International Studies (SNIS) launches the 2019 IO Research Stipend to promote a doctoral student’s research on International Organisations (IO), by offering living allowance and research space at the SNIS offices in Geneva for 3 or 6 months within a calendar year. Who can apply: second-year PhD students registered at a Swiss ... Read more about "[ Swiss Network for International Studies (SNIS) – Doctoral Research Stipend | Research funding ]"
10MAY
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The State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) has commissioned ETHZ as Leading House for bilateral research collaboration with the China Scholarship Council (CSC) in all scientific disciplines. ETHZ and CSC run the China – Exchange of Young Researchers Programme for applicants based in Switzerland and China who, after an initial contact set up ... Read more about "[ ETHZ - Exchange of young researchers with China | Research funding ]"
13MAY
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Each year, Fondation Leenaards allocates up to CHF 1.5 million for the Leenaards Prize for Translational Medical Research. The research prize is awarded to 2-3 innovative projects, conducted by, at least, a university hospital (CHUV, HUG) and an academic partner (e.g. EPFL, UNIL, UNIGE) of the Lake Geneva region, investigating a clinical problem from an ... Read more about "[ Fondation Leenaards | Research funding on translational medical research ]"
17MAY
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The State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) has commissioned ETHZ as Leading House for bilateral research collaboration with the Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS). ETHZ and JSPS run the Japanese – Swiss Young Researcher’s Exchange Programme to: foster and facilitate the direct exchange between Japanese and Swiss research groups and ... Read more about "[ ETHZ Call for young researchers' exchange with Japan | Research funding ]"
24MAY
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The Active and Assisted Living (AAL) Programme is an ERA-NET initiative aimed to create better quality of life for older people and to strengthen industrial opportunities in the field of healthy ageing technology and innovation. AAL is co-financed until 2020 by the European Commission (through Horizon 2020) and 17 countries, including Switzerland (via Innosuisse). It ... Read more about "[ ERA-NET Active and Assisted Living (AAL) | Research funding on Sustainable Smart Solutions for Ageing well ]"
31MAY
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The State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) mandated the ETH Zurich for bilateral collaboration with partner institutions in Asia. In 2018, ETH Zurich opened a call for proposals for opportunity grants with China, Japan, South Korea and the ASEAN countries. Applications are accepted on a rolling base until 2020. Who can apply: senior ... Read more about "[ SERI | OPPORTUNITY GRANTS WITH CHINA, JAPAN, SOUTH KOREA AND THE ASEAN REGION ]"
31MAY
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The Swiss State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) commissioned the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Western Switzerland (HES-SO) as the Leading House for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. This call allows funding of approx. 26 mobility grants. Partner countries: Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, Qatar, Tunisia and the United Arab ... Read more about "[SERI - Seed Money Grants with MENA Countries | Research Funding]"
31MAY
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The Germaine de Staël programme of the Swiss Academy of Engineering Sciences (SATW) promotes collaborations between French and Swiss researchers and research teams in any disciplines by reimbursing travel and accommodation expenses incurred by Swiss team members as part of attending meetings or conferences in France. Projects including PhD students and young researchers are especially ... Read more about "[ SATW Germaine de Staël | Scientific exchange with France ]"
01JUN
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Sinergia promotes the interdisciplinary collaboration of two to four research groups that propose breakthrough research. Submission deadlines: 01.06.2019 01.12.2019 Funding: Up to CHF 3.2 million Duration: 1 to 4 years For more information and application: Please have a look at the SNSF's website. For Sinergia EPFL instructions and toolkit: Please have a look at the ... Read more about "[ SNSF Sinergia | Research funding ]"
04JUN
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COST (European Cooperation in Science and Technology) promotes Europe-wide scientific cooperation and coordination between various national research activities. It operates by means of scientific networks, known as COST Actions. COST does not fund research itself, but supports networking via different tools such as meetings, short-term scientific exchanges, training schools and dissemination activities as parts of ... Read more about "[ Cooperation in Science and Technology: Submitting a research project in the COST call launched by the SNSF | Research funding ]"
16JUN
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The State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) has commissioned the University of St. Gallen (UNISG) as Leading House for bilateral research collaboration with Latin American institutions for the period 2017-2020. UNISG is pleased to announce the launch of the 2019 Seed Money Grants call. The goal of the Seed Money Grants is to ... Read more about "[ SERI Seed Money Grants with Latin America | Research funding ]"
18JUN
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M-ERA.NET is an EU funded network which has been established in 2012 to support and increase the coordination of European research and innovation programmes and related funding in materials science and engineering. The M-ERA.NET Transnational Call 2019 includes more than 30 European and international funding organisations. International partnerships exist with Brazil (São Paulo), Russia, South ... Read more about "[ M-ERA.NET Transnational Call 2019 | Research funding ]"
30JUN
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This is a globally competitive three-year fellowship program for early and advanced postdoctoral researchers to conduct independent research of international relevance To improve the learning, development and living conditions of children and youth or To contribute to one of the foundation’s thematic priorities: science of learning, early childhood and rural livelihoods. In any discipline, e.g. ... Read more about "[ Jacobs Foundation - Postdoctoral fellowships | Fellowship funding ]"
30JUN
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The State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) mandated the ETH Zurich for bilateral collaboration with partner institutions in Asia. In 2018, ETH Zurich opened a call for proposals for opportunity grants with China, Japan, South Korea and the ASEAN countries. Applications are accepted on a rolling base until 2020. Who can apply: senior ... Read more about "[ SERI | OPPORTUNITY GRANTS WITH CHINA, JAPAN, SOUTH KOREA AND THE ASEAN REGION ]"
30JUN
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The Swiss State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) commissioned the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Western Switzerland (HES-SO) as the Leading House for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. This call allows funding of approx. 26 mobility grants. Partner countries: Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, Qatar, Tunisia and the United Arab ... Read more about "[SERI - Seed Money Grants with MENA Countries | Research Funding]"
30JUN
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On February 1st, 2019 the SNSF launches SPIRIT, a new program aimed at fostering international scientific collaboration between researchers based in Switzerland and their counterparts in 127 SPIRIT partner countries receiving development assistance. A highly competitive selection process is in place, with 12 projects being funded per year. Who can apply: Max. 4 applicants. At ... Read more about "[ SNSF SPIRIT funding for collaborative scientific projects with countries receiving development assistance | Research funding]"
04JUL
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Launched in November 2017, this new initiative by the Volkswagen Stiftung supports novel project constellations and interdisciplinary cooperations in the social sciences and the engineering sciences; the integration of the humanities is welcome. Against the background of the current and emerging developments in the field of Artificial Intelligence, the Foundation wishes to support projects dealing ... Read more about "[VOLKSWAGEN STIFTUNG | Artificial Intelligence and the Society of the Future]"
10JUL
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The Volkswagen Stiftung funding initiative Experiment! – In search of bold research ideas addresses researchers in science and engineering as well as in the life sciences (including immediately neighbouring disciplines in the behavioural sciences) who want to put a potentially transformative and risky research idea to the test. The initiative supports daring research projects, which ... Read more about "[ Volkswagen Stiftung - Experiment! | Research Funding ]"
15JUL
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La Fondation d’aide Sociale et Culturelle du Canton De Vaud redistribue la part des bénéfices de la Loterie Romande qui revient au Canton de Vaud accordant une contribution aux projets qui correspondent à son but dans les domaines culturel, artistique, social, éducatif, du sport handicap, de la santé, du patrimoine, de la recherche (toutes les ... Read more about "[Fondation d'Aide Sociale et Culturelle du Canton de Vaud | Research Funding]"
31JUL
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The State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) mandated the ETH Zurich for bilateral collaboration with partner institutions in Asia. In 2018, ETH Zurich opened a call for proposals for opportunity grants with China, Japan, South Korea and the ASEAN countries. Applications are accepted on a rolling base until 2020. Who can apply: senior ... Read more about "[ SERI | OPPORTUNITY GRANTS WITH CHINA, JAPAN, SOUTH KOREA AND THE ASEAN REGION ]"
31JUL
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The Swiss State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) commissioned the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Western Switzerland (HES-SO) as the Leading House for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. This call allows funding of approx. 26 mobility grants. Partner countries: Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, Qatar, Tunisia and the United Arab ... Read more about "[SERI - Seed Money Grants with MENA Countries | Research Funding]"
01AUG
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Postdoc.Mobility fellowships awarded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) are aimed at researchers who have done a doctorate and who wish to pursue an academic career in Switzerland. A research stay abroad enables such researchers to acquire more in-depth knowledge, increases their scientific independence and enhances their research profile. Deadlines: 1st of February and ... Read more about "[ Postdoc Mobility | Fellowship funding ]"
31AUG
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The State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) mandated the ETH Zurich for bilateral collaboration with partner institutions in Asia. In 2018, ETH Zurich opened a call for proposals for opportunity grants with China, Japan, South Korea and the ASEAN countries. Applications are accepted on a rolling base until 2020. Who can apply: senior ... Read more about "[ SERI | OPPORTUNITY GRANTS WITH CHINA, JAPAN, SOUTH KOREA AND THE ASEAN REGION ]"
31AUG
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The Swiss State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) commissioned the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Western Switzerland (HES-SO) as the Leading House for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. This call allows funding of approx. 26 mobility grants. Partner countries: Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, Qatar, Tunisia and the United Arab ... Read more about "[SERI - Seed Money Grants with MENA Countries | Research Funding]"
31AUG
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On February 1st, 2019 the SNSF launches SPIRIT, a new program aimed at fostering international scientific collaboration between researchers based in Switzerland and their counterparts in 127 SPIRIT partner countries receiving development assistance. A highly competitive selection process is in place, with 12 projects being funded per year. Who can apply: Max. 4 applicants. At ... Read more about "[ SNSF SPIRIT funding for collaborative scientific projects with countries receiving development assistance | Research funding]"
01SEP
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What: Support to university-based, high-potential business cases from the Venture Kick programme with the aim of substantially accelerating their market entry. Support to proposals where a R&D or design boost can speed up the success of the deep tech business case. Your project MUST be: Already in the Venture Kick process Already approved by a ... Read more about "[ Gebert Rüf Stiftung - InnoBooster | Research funding ]"
01SEP
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Gebert Rüf Stiftung (GRS) was established in 1998 by entrepreneur Heinrich Gebert as a science and innovation foundation. Its objective is to promote «Switzerland as a top location for business and as a place to live». As a private funding agency guided by its mission statement «making science effective», it supports entrepreneurial projects, which are ... Read more about "[ Gebert Rüf Stiftung - Scientainment | Scientific outreach ]"
01SEP
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Early Postdoc.Mobility fellowships awarded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) are designed for postdocs at the beginning of their career who wish to enhance their scientific profile by working at a research institution abroad. Deadlines: 1st of March and 1st of September 2019 (17.00h Swiss local time) Funding : Living costs, higher amount for ... Read more about "[ Early Postdoc Mobility I Fellowship funding ]"
01SEP
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Gebert Rüf Stiftung (GRS) was established in 1998 by entrepreneur Heinrich Gebert as a science and innovation foundation. Its objective is to promote «Switzerland as a top location for business and as a place to live». As a private funding agency guided by its mission statement «making science effective», it supports entrepreneurial projects, which are ... Read more about "[ Gebert Rüf Stiftung - Funding for digital education and entrepreneurship | Research funding ]"
01SEP
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Gebert Rüf Stiftung (GRS) was established in 1998 by entrepreneur Heinrich Gebert as a science and innovation foundation. Its objective is to promote «Switzerland as a top location for business and as a place to live». As a private funding agency guided by its mission statement «making science effective», it supports entrepreneurial projects, which are ... Read more about "[ Gebert Rüf Stiftung - Funding for cluster projects | Research funding ]"
02SEP
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The Society of Natural Sciences of the Canton of Vaud (Société vaudoise des Sciences naturelles - SVSN) was founded in 1819 to support the study, advancement and diffusion of the natural sciences, exact sciences and other related sciences. To celebrate its 200th anniversary, the SVSN, in partnership with Société Académique Vaudoise (SAV), offers 1 grant ... Read more about "[ Society of Natural Sciences of the Canton of Vaud (SVSN) | Research funding on natural and exact sciences ]"
09SEP
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BRIDGE is a joint programme conducted by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) and the Commission for Technology and Innovation (CTI). It offers new funding opportunities at the intersection of basic research and science-based innovation, thereby supplementing the funding activities of the two organisations. BRIDGE Proof of Concept projects support young researchers (see eligibility criteria ... Read more about "[ BRIDGE PROOF OF CONCEPT – 12th CALL | Research funding ]"
10SEP
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Doc.CH (HSS) is aimed at promising researchers who wish to write a doctoral thesis on a topic of their own choice in the humanities and social sciences in Switzerland. Besides the salary of the doctoral student, the grant may include a contribution towards costs directly related to project implementation. IMPORTANT: Please check eligibility criteria and ... Read more about "[ SNSF - Doc.CH | Fellowship funding ]"
12SEP
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The mission of Eurostars is the support of R&D-performing entrepreneurs, by initiating pan-european projects and co-funding their research activities, enabling them to compete interna-tionally and become leaders in their sector. Deadlines: 13.09.2018 28.02.2019 12.09.2019 Duration: the duration of the project may not exceed 36 months. Who can apply: To be eligible, the partnership must include ... Read more about "[ Eurostars 2 | Research funding ]"
15SEP
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The Zeno Karl Schindler Foundation offers Doctoral Exchange Grants to PhD students to carry out a research stay of max. 1 year at a host institution (university or research institute) anywhere in the world. Please note that either the home institution or the host institution should be based in Switzerland. The ultimate aim of the ... Read more about "[ Zeno Karl Schindler Foundation | Doctoral Exchange Grant ]"
15SEP
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The Foundation supports projects at universities or non-profit research institutions in the following areas of support: History, Language & Culture The interdisciplinary field “Image–Sound–Language” State, Economy and Society Medicine and the Natural Sciences Interdisciplinary projects are also welcomed. Applications must have a clear connection to the German research system: German scientists working on the project, ... Read more about "[ Fritz Thyssen Foundation - Support of Projects | Research Funding ]"
16SEP
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The Nutricia Research Foundation was established in 1989 in the Netherlands to financially support scientific research projects by young researchers in the field of Nutrition and Health. The Foundation also recognises the importance of giving young scientists the possibility to attend research trainings and/or perform short research projects at renowned scientific institutes. Finally, it supports ... Read more about "[ Nutricia Research Foundation | Research funding – Fellowships – Short-term visits ]"
30SEP
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The State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) mandated the ETH Zurich for bilateral collaboration with partner institutions in Asia. In 2018, ETH Zurich opened a call for proposals for opportunity grants with China, Japan, South Korea and the ASEAN countries. Applications are accepted on a rolling base until 2020. Who can apply: senior ... Read more about "[ SERI | OPPORTUNITY GRANTS WITH CHINA, JAPAN, SOUTH KOREA AND THE ASEAN REGION ]"
30SEP
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The Swiss State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) commissioned the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Western Switzerland (HES-SO) as the Leading House for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. This call allows funding of approx. 26 mobility grants. Partner countries: Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, Qatar, Tunisia and the United Arab ... Read more about "[SERI - Seed Money Grants with MENA Countries | Research Funding]"
01OCT
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The goal of the Cogito Foundation is to encourage the dialogue between science and technology on one hand and humanities and the social sciences, on the other. The Foundation supports research that helps bridge this gap. It does not fund the mere application of a method from one discipline to another: all disciplines involved must ... Read more about "[ THE COGITO FOUNDATION | Research Grants, Postdoctoral Fellowships, Scientific Visits, Congresses, Dissemination ]"
15OCT
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La Fondation d’aide Sociale et Culturelle du Canton De Vaud redistribue la part des bénéfices de la Loterie Romande qui revient au Canton de Vaud accordant une contribution aux projets qui correspondent à son but dans les domaines culturel, artistique, social, éducatif, du sport handicap, de la santé, du patrimoine, de la recherche (toutes les ... Read more about "[Fondation d'Aide Sociale et Culturelle du Canton de Vaud | Research Funding]"

Internal trainings

07MAY
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  09:30-11:30 RLC A1 230

This workshop is for people who want to start using Zotero, a free tool that enables to collect, organize and share bibliographic references. Zotero spares its users from spending troublesome hours on the creation of a bibliography. Very useful for anyone who writes reports or theses, Zotero will be useful all along the curriculum and ... Read more about "Up to speed with Zotero"
08MAY
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  12:15-14:00 RLC A1 230

Markdown is a lightweight markup language with plain text formatting syntax. It is used increasingly for formatting text, blog posts, writting books and on popular version control systems such as GitHub! This course offers an introduction, overview and practical exercise of *Markdown*, an increasingly popular lightweight markup language with plain text formatting syntax. Its design ... Read more about "Introduction to Markdown workshop"
By Aleksandra Petersone
20MAY
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  13:30-16:00 CO 122

The aim of this workshop is to help participants identify and eliminate text, images and codes that may be interpreted as plagiarism to the PhD supervisor, an expert or a journal reviewer. At the end of the workshop, you will be able to: Explain the difference between incorrect referencing and plagiarism Use i-thenticate to correct ... Read more about "Stay away from plagiarism!"
23MAY
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  09:30-11:30 RLC A1 230

The aim of this workshop is to develop your skills in the field of information retrieval : Build a search strategy for your topic Get to know specalised resources Automate your search to get fresh news as they are published Read more about "Beyond Google : Find scientific information with advanced tools"
28MAY
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  08:45-12:45 CO 121

This workshop is intended for researchers and PhD students who might handle sensitive or third-party data, or want an up-to-speed training on the subjects. This training session, organized by EPFL Library, is given by experts of the field: Dr. Paul-Olivier Dehaye, funder of PersonalData.io and board member at MyData Global Network Prof. Carmela Troncoso, head ... Read more about "Research data and ethics in the age of GDPR"
04JUN
05JUN
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  09:00-17:00 CO 120

This workshop is organized for scientists who want to learn the basics of coding with Python, for a direct application in their daily research, with the help of Bash and Git. You will benefit from this workshop the most if you are a beginner. Please look at the workshop website before registering. If you are ... Read more about "Software Carpentry workshop"
06JUN
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  09:00-17:00 BI A0 398

Votre laboratoire participe à un projet européen H2020 et une de vos missions sera d’en assurer une gestion administrative, financière et RH efficace. Pour cela, il est important de prendre le temps de vous familiariser avec la structure de ces projets et certaines règles de gestion qui leurs sont spécifiques. Ce séminaire vous propose de ... Read more about "Gestion administrative de projets H2020 - 6 juin 2019"
18JUN
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  13:30-17:00 BI A0 397

Ce cours s’adresse aux personnes occupant un rôle d’administratice/teur ou de gestionnaire d’équipe pour la gestion des absences au sein d’une unité de l’EPFL. Il est recommandé de le suivre au début de votre activité à l’EPFL. Il a pour but de vous familiariser avec le logiciel de la gestion des absences, en présentant notamment ... Read more about "Formation Gestion des absences"
By Service de gestion des absences
26SEP
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  09:00-17:00 BI A0 397

Votre laboratoire participe à un projet européen H2020 et une de vos missions sera d’en assurer une gestion administrative, financière et RH efficace. Pour cela, il est important de prendre le temps de vous familiariser avec la structure de ces projets et certaines règles de gestion qui leurs sont spécifiques. Ce séminaire vous propose de ... Read more about "Gestion administrative de projets H2020 - 26 sept 2019"