BRIDGE Proof of Concept: 3rd special call for BSc & MSc graduates


Event details

Date 02.09.2024
Category Call for proposal

BRIDGE is a joint programme conducted by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) and Innosuisse, the Swiss Innovation Agency. 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 on the website) who aim to develop an application or service based on their own research findings. These projects may feature any type of innovation or research field.

BRIDGE is launching the 3rd special call in July 2024 exclusively for applicants with a Bachelor’s or a Master’s degree. Approximately 1 million francs have been made available for the call.
Parallel submissions are not permitted, but applicants eligible for the special call can also decide to submit their project to the regular call instead.

Submission deadline:

  • 2 September 2024, 17:00 Swiss local time

General information about the BRIDGE PoC:

Funding: Max. CHF 130,000 per year. It covers salary and costs that are directly linked to the execution of the project.

Duration: 12 months. It may be extended once for a maximum of six months.

Applicants must pre-register in EPFL applicant portal, to obtain the Institutional commitment letter (applicant portal opening: July 8th).

Pre-registration deadline: 12 August 2024, 17:00 Swiss local time

For more information:
Contact [email protected] for institutional commitment letter, administrative, financial, ethics and legal assistance.

Practical information

  • General public
  • Free

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