Fondation Dalle Molle – Quality of life Prize | Research funding on Digital Science and Technology


Event details

Date 30.05.2024
Category Call for proposal

The Dalle Molle Foundation will award a total of 20'000 CHF (10’000 CHF for the winning project)  to ongoing research projects that put digital science and technology at the service of humanity in order to improve the quality of life.

The Dalle Molle Foundation “Quality of life” prize promotes quality research that supports:
- the harmonious and balanced management of the city
- the promotion of human, economic, social and cultural activities
- the enrichment of communications and social interactions
- the sociocultural integration, autonomy, self fulfilment and dignity of disadvantaged people.

Only ongoing research projects, based in Switzerland or Italy, which have already been recognised by research funding bodies, public institutions or private companies for their scientific quality will be eligible.

Who can apply: the competition is open to individuals from all professional backgrounds, ages and disciplines.

Funding: CHF 10’000 for costs related to the improvement of the awarded research project.

Deadline: 30 May 2024
Evaluation by the Jury
Decision by the Board of Foundation: Autumn 2024


Applications should not exceed 5 pages (not including any annexes) and should answer the following questions:
  • what is the problem to be solved?
  • how can the proposal improve the quality of life? what population is it aimed at?
  • What technologies (and standards, if any) is it based on?
  • How is the proposed solution innovative?
  • What is the status of the project and what is the expected timeframe?
Applications, should follow the Foundation’s regulations, and be submitted in English or one of the Swiss national languages, to [email protected]

For more information, have a look at the call website and past laureates.


Practical information

  • General public
  • Free


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