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[ Foundation Promobilia | Research and Development Funding ]


Event details

Date and time 11.10.2018  
Category Call for proposal

The Foundation Promobilia supports:

  • research and development of technical aids so that disabled persons could benefit of a more active life. The foundation’s support aims also at ensuring that these products get into production and reach those in need.
  • research about the comprehension of reading and writing difficulties.
  • research around diseases that could lead to severe motion problems.
Results should be useful to a larger group and be disseminated through any form of open publication.
Who can apply:
  • Applicants at a recognized university or equivalent institution, in Sweden or abroad.
  • Private persons and industrial projects are not eligible.
Funding & Duration:
  • SEK 100,000 – 500,000 (in USD about 10,000 – 100,000) for max. 2 years.
  • Matching funds are encouraged.
  • Eligible costs: salaries, equipment, material, other project-related costs, including subcontracting.
  • Please consider 20% overheads.
Deadline: 11 October 2018
  • Submit your application at least 7 working days prior to the deadline to research@epfl.ch to request the institutional signature of the application form (p.7).
  • applications must be submitted by regular mail.
  • 2 deadlines per year in March and October.
  • For non-independent PIs: the application form must be signed (p.7) also by the head of the unit.
  • Ethical compliance is checked at the submission level.
  • Have a look at the instructions for foreign applicants.
For more information, please have a look at the call webpage.

Practical information

  • General public
  • Free



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