SNSF Advanced Grants 2023 | Research funding


Event details

Date 31.01.2024
Category Call for proposal
Aim: The SNSF Advanced Grants replace the ERC Advanced Grants and are for researchers with an outstanding track record over the past 10 years, who are recognized as leaders in their fields. The scientific excellence of the research project and the applicant’s track record are the only evaluation criteria.

Funding: The budget can be up to CHF 1,9 mio. for a period of up to 5 years, (overhead is paid separately to EPFL). Project-proposals for a duration of up to 5 years can be submitted. Additional funding up to CHF 870,000 may be requested for the purchase or use of scientific infrastructure / equipment, major experimental or field work costs as well as costs related to a move to Switzerland.

  • Several significant peer-reviewed publications in a responsible role that had a major impact in the research field(s).
  • Major research monographs (for research where monographs are the norm).
  • Substantial record of invited presentations in well-established international conferences, organization of international conferences, granted patents, outreach activities, general contributions to science, other artefacts with documented use.
  • A re-submission of an Advanced Grant proposal that was rejected in the previous SNSF AdG calls (Step 1 or 2) is permitted. However, previously submitted and evaluated proposals are not treated as re-submission, but as new proposals (i.e. no revision notes allowed).
Obligatory pre-registration
  • 15 December, 2023

Deadline for proposal submissions
  • 31 January, 2024, 17:00 CET

Support and information
  • The EPFL toolkit provides useful information for the proposal preparation.
  • For proposal writing services and administrative assistance with the proposal preparation please contact [email protected].

Practical information

  • General public
  • Free


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