[ Novartis Foundation for Medical-Biological Research | Mobility funding ]
Established in Basel in 1943, the Novartis foundation for medical-biological research supports research in the field of medicine and medically oriented biology/biochemistry. Projects with a Novartis drug as a research focus are NOT eligible.
In particular, the Foundation contributes to the advancement of the scientific career of young researchers (PhD / MD) offering a limited number of research fellowships at universities and research institutions outside of Switzerland.
Who can apply: young researchers (PhD / MD) at Swiss universities.
Funding & Duration: Max. CHF 60’000 for up to 12 months.
- The foundation’s fellowships have a maximum duration of 12 months, but the fellow’s overall research stay abroad must be longer than 1 year and be supported by other third party funding.
- Eligible costs: cost of living and housing, among others. Does NOT cover the research project, which should be funded locally by the host university / institution.
Deadlines: 1 February, 15 May and 1 October (every year).
- Please join to your application a Support letter / confirmation from the Host University / institution outside Switzerland.
For further information, please have a look at the call website, guidelines and application form.
The foundation also offers research grants to established researchers based at Swiss universities. For further information on this instrument, please have a look at the EPFL Toolkit.