Frick Foundation for research on ALS | Research Funding
The goal of the Frick Foundation for Research on ALS is to encourage basic biomedical research to understand the basic causes of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
To this end, the foundation launches annual calls to support, anywhere in the world, two talented early-career scientists per year in their path towards scientific independence.
Note: these awards are NOT directed to clinically related projects for patient care.
Who can apply:
- Talented early-career scientists who have already produced excellent supervised work, ready to work independently and showing potential to be research leaders.
- Post-doctoral fellows are not eligible.
- Any nationality
- 5 years of experience since completion of their PhD
- Employed at a public or private research institution anywhere in the world.
Funding and duration: CHF 100’000 for 24 months
Note: does not cover the applicant’s salary and overheads.
Deadline: 30 September 2022
Decision: December 2022
For more information and application, please have a look at the foundation’s webpage, the composition of the Board and past laureates.
Note: if you wish to contact the foundation, please only send an e-mail to [email protected].