Call for proposal

01JUN
2018
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  Friday 1 June 2018

[ Fondation Pierre Mercier pour la Science | Research Funding ]

Fondation Pierre Mercier pour la Science supports:

  • Original scientific basic, applied or clinical 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-funded Professors, 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
  • Well-established researchers
 
Funding & Duration: up to CHF 150'000-250’000 for to 2-3 years.
 
Internal Deadline: 21 May and 21 November (every year)
Submit your proposal to research@epfl.ch 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 christian.terrier@verter.ch
 
The Application must include:
  • Motivation letter, explaining your position in the research group.
  • CV (incl. date of birth)
  • Scientific part
  • Description of the work environment (e.g. team, laboratory, equipment and infrastructure)
  • Institutional Letter of Support confirming your employment relationship with EPFL
  • Budget
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.
 

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