[ FondAction contre le Cancer | Young Investor Grants for applied cancer research ]


Event details

Date 01.12.2021  
Category Call for proposal

Established in Lausanne in 1999, FondAction contre le Cancer supports applied cancer research for the benefit of patients, particularly in Switzerland.


  • What: Support to young researchers in the field of oncology in Switzerland, to help them at the beginning of their academic career. The research topic can be pre-clinical or clinical or of public health.
  • Who can apply: the young investigator must be an MD, a PhD in biology or health care, be Swiss or be employed by a Swiss institution, < 40 year old, have the support of his/her supervisor and the opportunity to build a career at the institution of employment.
  • Funding: CHF 100’000. The grant does NOT cover the main applicant’s salary.
  • Duration: 24 months.

Deadline for
YOUNG INVESTIGATOR GRANTS: 1 December 2021 (forecast)

Proposals are evaluated by the foundation’s scientific committee and external experts.

For more information, please have a look at the call webpage + supported projects.


Practical information

  • General public
  • Free



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