Fondation Pierre Mercier pour la Science | Research


Event details

Date 01.06.2023
Category Call for proposal

Fondation Pierre Mercier pour la Science supports:

  • Original scientific basic, applied or clinical biomedical research;
  • Projects aiming at remedying the imbalance caused by industrialization on ecology and health.
  • Preference is given to projects with applications in the short and medium term.
  • Research must be conducted for the most part in Switzerland.
Who can apply: researchers (e.g. PATT, SNSF Eccellenza Fellows, Adjunct Professors) whose career as leaders of a research group would be boosted by the Foundation’s support.
Who cannot apply: Students, PhD students, Postdoctoral researchers or well-established researchers.
Funding & Duration: up to CHF 150'000-250’000 for to 2-3 years.
  • Internal Deadline: Submit your proposal to [email protected] 10 working days to obtain the Letter of Institutional Support (compulsory).
  • Call Deadline: 1 June and 1 December (every year) -> Submit your application in a single PDF to [email protected].
  • The Board of the Foundation invites shortlisted candidates for a 10-minute interview followed by a 5-minute question session.

For more information and application: Please have a look at the call website.


Practical information

  • General public
  • Free


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