EPFL Foundations Day 2022


Event details

Date 15.09.2022  
Category Conferences - Seminars
Are you interested in learning more about how local and international grant-making foundations support Swiss-based research?  
Whether you have just started exploring the funding landscape or are a seasoned grantee, we invite you to join us to hear from renowned presenters representing foundations near and far. This combined with numerous networking opportunities will give the prefect platform to jumpstart your foundation-funded project. Researchers from all disciplines are welcome! 
Date: Thursday, 15 September 2022 
Time: 09:00-16:00 
Place: EPFL Polydome 
Audience: Researchers from across Switzerland 
Cost: EPFL internal – free; external – 80CHF 

*** Registration Deadline: 07 September ***

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Program:  The program for the event includes not only the most important grant making foundations in Switzerland, but also European and American invitees.
During the plenary sessions, you will be introduced to our invited foundations and learn the ins-and-outs of their funding mechanisms (hint: they operate in unique ways!). You will also hear testimonials from EPFL grantees about how to best approach foundations. Beyond this, you will have the opportunity to meet the speakers and grantees during numerous networking breaks
Finally, an ongoing poster display will showcase the excellent research at EPFL being funded by foundations.  Have a project you would like to see highlighted?  Please let us know here

Audience:  The event is open to researchers from all of Switzerland! Registration is free for EPFL internal guests, and CHF 80.- for external guests. 
If you have any questions, please contact the EPFL Research Office ([email protected]

Practical information

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