[ Velux Stiftung Research Grants | Research funding ]


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Date and time 30.04.2019  
Category Call for proposal

The Velux Stiftung supports basic and applied research in the fields of daylight, healthy ageing and ophthalmology which:

  • is relevant beyond the borders of a single discipline,
  • can accelerate research by removing bottlenecks,
  • enables implementation of research and
  • whose results will be promoted and/or implemented inside and outside academia.
The foundation welcomes international and interdisciplinary collaborations.
Who can apply
  • Both individual researchers and research groups.
  • The main applicant (e.g. professor, group leader) must be a permanent employee of a university or other permanent research entity.
  • Non-permanent employees are welcome to apply as co-applicants.
Duration: 1-4 years
Funding: approx. CHF 50-100’000 per year covering
  • Research staff costs (salaries, doctoral students, teaching replacement).
  • Associated research costs (e.g. consumables, conference, travel, publication).
  • Equipment costs may be included if duly justified.
  • Does NOT cover overheads nor social insurances.
Deadline: 30 April 2019
Contact Research Office by 23 April 2019 to obtain the Institutional Letter of Support.
Submit the application form, CVs (max.3pp.) and list of publications (up to 10) in a single PDF to [email protected].
For more information, have a look at the application guidelines and at the standard agreement for conditions related to the commercial use of grant-related IP and patents.

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