Call for proposal

19FEB
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Aim: BRIDGE Discovery is aimed at experienced researchers for basic as well as applied research in order to realise the innovation potential of research findings. It allows the researchers to forge ahead with their vision during the critical precompetitive phase. Deadlines: - Letter of Intent = 19 February 2018, - Full proposal = 16 April ... Read more about "[BRIDGE I RESEARCH FUNDING]"
22FEB
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Aim: The Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR) invites exceptional early career researchers from across the natural, biomedical, and social sciences and the humanities to join one of their interdisciplinary research programs that address some of the most complex questions facing the world today. Scholars’ research interests must be aligned with the themes of an ... Read more about "[ CIFAR | CIFAR AZRIELI GLOBAL SCHOLARS ]"
28FEB
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Aim: The Allliance’s EuroTechPostdoc Programme is a postdoctoral fellowship programme for young experienced researchers who have already demonstrated excellence and potential in their field of research. EuroTechPostdoc provides its fellows exceptional international research and career development opportunities across four leading technical universities in Europe to further develop their outstanding individual potential into a distinct, innovative ... Read more about "[EUROTECHPOSTDOC FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMME]"
28FEB
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Aim: Innovation partnership grants will support the establishment of cooperation between Swiss researchers from universities, universities of applied sciences or public research institutes with non-academic innovation agents in China (including Hong Kong and Taiwan), Japan, South Korea and member states of ASEAN. These agents can be corporates, SMEs or start-ups, innovation parks or similar entities ... Read more about "[ LEADING HOUSE ASIA: CALL FOR INNOVATION PARTNERSHIP GRANTS ]"
01MAR
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Dans un contexte de mobilité et de mondialisation accrues, ce programme de bourses a été mis sur pied par Wallonie-Bruxelles International (WBI). Il privilégie les pôles de compétitivité déterminés par le Plan Marshall 4.0, initié par la Wallonie, et permet l’accueil, par nos universités, de diplômés émanant d’institutions étrangères d’excellence. Submission deadlines: 02.10.2017 Funding: varie, ... Read more about "[WBI I FELLOWSHIP]"
06MAR
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The EU JPND launches a transnational call on "Health and Social Care for Neurodegenerative Diseases". The aim of this call is to establish ambitious, innovative, multi-national and multi-disciplinary collaborative research projects that address health and social care delivery at the macro level (system and infrastructures) as well as (at) the individual level of patients, their ... Read more about "[SNSF – EU Joint Programme on Neurodegenerative Disease Research JPND]"
07MAR
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The primary aim of the 6th joint call of the Joint Programming Initiative on Antimicrobial Resistance (JPIAMR) is to combine the resources, infrastructures, and research strengths of multiple countries in order to address the identification and validation of new targets, the development of new therapies, and new tools for new treatments (including new antibiotics). The ... Read more about "[SNSF – ERA-NET JPI-EC-AMR]"
08MAR
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The ERA-NET NEURON launches a joint transnational call to facilitate multinational, collaborative research projects that will address important questions related to mental health and mental disorders (mood, anxiety, psychotic, autism spectrum, substance use and other disorders). Research on dementia is excluded from the present call. The call will accept novel and original research proposals within ... Read more about "[SNSF – ERA-NET Neuron]"
09MAR
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Aim: The EU-supported project BiodivERsA and the Belmont Forum jointly launched a call on Scenarios of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services. A consortium of research groups from at least three different countries can apply for funding through a two-stage process. The deadline for pre-registration is 1 December 2017, the final deadline scheduled for 9 March 2018. ... Read more about "[INTERNATIONAL CALL ON SCENARIOS OF BIODIVERSITY AND ECOSYSTEM SERVICES]"
09MAR
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The Leenaards Foundation supports Translational Medical Research at the university hospitals in the Lake Geneva region carried out in collaboration with other academic institutions. The aim is to strengthen structural links between clinical and basic research. Aim: the Leenaards Prize for Translational Medical Research will be granted to projects that investigate a clinical problem from ... Read more about "[FONDATION LEENAARDS | Call for proposals Translational Medical Research]"
13MAR
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Aim: The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation is the largest non-government, donor-supported organization that distributes funds for psychiatric brain and behavior disorder research. The Foundation’s NARSAD Young Investigator Grant (YI) program enables promising investigators to either extend their research fellowship training or to begin careers as independent research faculty. The program is intended to facilitate ... Read more about "[ BRAIN & BEHAVIOR RESEARCH FOUNDATION | 2018 NARSAD Young Investigator Grant ]"
15MAR
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IMI 2 - Call 8 The Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) is working to improve health by speeding up the development of, and patient access to, innovative medicines, particularly in areas where there is an unmet medical or social need. It does this by facilitating collaboration between the key players involved in healthcare research, including universities, ... Read more about "[H2020 I RESEARCH FUNDING]"
15MAR
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The Doctoral Exchange Grants of the ZKS Foundation support collaborative inter-university doctoral top research in the fields of engineering, environmental sciences (which includes bioengineering, but not life science or biology), medieval disciplines including medieval studies, as well as research in digital humanities at the intersection of medieval disciplines and computing. Aim: to encourage research collaboration ... Read more about "[ ZENO KARL SCHINDLER Foundation | Doctoral Exchange Grant ]"
15MAR
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Through the call “Time Machine Prototype”, EPFL’s HABITAT Research Center, in partnership with the Digital Humanities Laboratory (DHLAB), seeks to enable and encourage a profound interdisciplinary collaboration among EPFL and ENAC laboratories that share a common urgency: the need to explore the interactions between spatial, social and environmental processes through the dimension of time. Through ... Read more about "[ ENAC HABITAT | Call for Projects “Time Machine Prototype”]"
18MAR
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This is a globally competitive three-year fellowship program for early and mid-career researchers from all disciplines aiming at improving the learning, development and living conditions of children and youth or contributing to one of the foundation’s thematic priorities: science of learning, early childhood and rural livelihoods. Scholars who engage in interdisciplinary work on individual development ... Read more about "[ THE JACOBS FOUNDATION RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM ]"
19MAR
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Aim: BRIDGE is a joint programme conducted by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) and the Commission for Technology and Innovation (CTI). It offers new funding opportunities at the intersection of basic research and science-based innovation, thereby supplementing the funding activities of the two organisations. Bridge Proof of Concept projects support young researchers (see eligibility ... Read more about "[BRIDGE I RESEARCH FUNDING]"
23MAR
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Aim: The CF Foundation is the world's leader in the search for a cure for cystic fibrosis, and is pleased to announce the release of the Spring 2018 Clinical Research Award and Clinical Pilot and Feasibility Award. The Clinical Research Award provides support for investigator-initiated clinical research projects that address diagnosis, treatment, management of disease ... Read more about "[ CYSTIC FIBROSIS FOUNDATION | RESEACH FUNDING ]"
31MAR
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The State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) has commissioned the Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW) as Leading House for bilateral research collaboration with partner institutions in South Asia and Iran, namely Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Iran, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. Mobility Grants enable the young generation of scientists to take ... Read more about "[ ZHAW | Call for Mobility Grants with South Asia and Iran ]"
31MAR
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Aim: The mission of the Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI) is to improve the understanding, diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) by funding innovative research of the highest quality and relevance. This award program is designed to enhance our existing support of autism research by providing timely resources to enable high-risk/high-impact, exploratory ... Read more about "[ SIMONS FOUNDATION | SFARI Explorer Award ]"
31MAR
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Aim: The mission of the Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI) is to improve the understanding, diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) by funding innovative research of the highest quality and relevance. This award program is designed to enhance our existing support of autism research by providing timely resources to enable high-risk/high-impact, exploratory ... Read more about "[ SIMONS FOUNDATION | SFARI Explorer Award ]"
01APR
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Since 1993, the Swiss Academy of Medical Sciences (SAMS) has been supporting projects in neurological sciences with resources from the Théodore Ott Fund, physician and Professor of Neurology in Lausanne (1909 – 1991). Who: Applications may be submitted by research groups or, preferably, by young neuroscientists (< 45 years old by the submission deadline). In ... Read more about "[ Swiss Academy of Medical Sciences | Théodore Ott Fund ]"
02APR
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Aim: The CRI Irvington Postdoctoral Fellowship Program supports qualified young scientists at leading universities and research centers around the world. The Institute seeks hypothesis-driven, mechanistic studies in both immunology and tumor immunology. The applicant and sponsor should make every effort to demonstrate the potential of the proposed studies to directly impact our understanding of the ... Read more about "[ CANCER RESEARCH INSTITUTE | CRI Irvington Postdoctoral Fellowship Program ]"
08APR
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This instrument, set up by ETH Zurich and the China Scholarship Council (CSC), funds the exchange of young scientists between China and Switzerland. The Swiss State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) commissioned ETH Zurich as the Leading House for Swiss applicants who want to stay in contact and start research activities with Chinese ... Read more about "[ ETHZ | Exchange of young researchers with China ]"
14APR
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FreeNovation provides funding opportunities for innovative, substantial-risk projects that have the potential to open up novel research directions and aim beyond incremental innovation and discovery. Proposals need to be particularly original and hard to fund by conventional funding programs due to the “unorthodox” character of the idea or absence of a long-standing academic reputation held ... Read more about "[ Novartis | FreeNovation ]"
16APR
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EPFLinnovators co-funded by Marie Skłodowska-Curie: A doctoral programme for tomorrow’s entrepreneurs EPFLinnovators is a four-year doctoral programme based in the dynamic environment of the EPFL campus, Switzerland. To develop the innovation potential of PhD students, the EPFLinnovators programme integrates a six-month to two-year secondment in the non-academic sector into the doctoral programme. Furthermore, the programme ... Read more about "[EPFLinnovators I FELLOWSHIP]"
16APR
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Aim: BRIDGE Discovery is aimed at experienced researchers for basic as well as applied research in order to realise the innovation potential of research findings. It allows the researchers to forge ahead with their vision during the critical precompetitive phase. Deadlines: - Letter of Intent = 19 February 2018, - Full proposal = 16 April ... Read more about "[BRIDGE I RESEARCH FUNDING]"
16APR
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In the context of the Indo-Swiss Joint Research Programme (ISJRP), the SNSF and the Department of Biotechnology (DBT) in India have issued a call for Joint Research Projects (JRPs) in life sciences. The thematic area is: Blue sky research/basic research in the life sciences which is either biotechnology-related or biotechnology-inspired; biotechnology as key enabling technology ... Read more about "[SNSF – Indo-Swiss Joint Research Program call 2018 on Life Sciences]"
30APR
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The 8th edition of the Dalle Molle Foundation “Quality of life” prize calls for innovative research projects in the sciences and new technologies that are contributing new and original solutions to the improvement of the quality of life. The foundation supports research pursuing: The harmonious and balanced management of city life, The promotion of rewarding ... Read more about "[Fondation Dalle Molle | “Quality of life” prize]"
01MAY
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The Gebert Rüf Stiftung (GRS) supports pre-competitive, applied research (at Swiss institutions of higher education) that seems too application-oriented for institutions of higher learning, and too far from the market for institutions that promote the transfer from research to application. GRS does NOT support purely fundamental research projects, the optimization of the already known, business-oriented ... Read more about "[GEBERT RÜF STIFTUNG | VARIOUS PROGRAMMES]"
15MAY
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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 ... Read more about "[ VELUX STIFTUNG | RESEARCH GRANTS ]"
15MAY
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The "Germaine de Staël" programme promotes collaboration between French and Swiss researchers and research teams by reimbursing travel and accommodation expenses incurred by Swiss team members as part of attending meetings or conferences in France. Projects including PhD students and young researchers are especially encouraged. Who can apply Every public or private Swiss research institute ... Read more about "[ SATW | RESEARCH FUNDING ]"
20MAY
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This instrument, set up by ETH Zurich and the Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS), funds the exchange of young scientists between Japan and Switzerland. The Swiss State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) commissioned ETH Zurich as the Leading House for research stays of 3-6 months at a research group in ... Read more about "[ ETHZ | Call for young researchers' exchange with Japan ]"
28MAY
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The goal of the National Research Programme 74 "Smarter Health Care" is to study how healthcare provision is organised and used in Switzerland and point out possible solutions. The focus lies on prevention and the treatment of patients with multiple chronic illnesses. The aim of this second targeted call is to attract research projects which ... Read more about "[SNSF – NRP74 “Smarter Health Care”]"
04JUN
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Aim: BRIDGE is a joint programme conducted by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) and the Commission for Technology and Innovation (CTI). It offers new funding opportunities at the intersection of basic research and science-based innovation, thereby supplementing the funding activities of the two organisations. Bridge Proof of Concept projects support young researchers (see eligibility ... Read more about "[BRIDGE I RESEARCH FUNDING]"
05JUN
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With the joint call “Biomass as an important pillar within energy systems and the circular economy”, the ERA-NET Bioenergy network and ERA-NET Cofund mechanism BESTF3 aim to jointly fund innovative, transnational research, development and innovation (R&D&I) projects in the field of bioenergy. Proposals must be submitted by international consortia with research partners in at least ... Read more about "[ SFOE / ERA-NET Bioenergy - BESTF3 - Full proposal deadline]"
14JUN
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The primary aim of the 6th joint call of the Joint Programming Initiative on Antimicrobial Resistance (JPIAMR) is to combine the resources, infrastructures, and research strengths of multiple countries in order to address the identification and validation of new targets, the development of new therapies, and new tools for new treatments (including new antibiotics). The ... Read more about "[SNSF – ERA-NET JPI-EC-AMR - Full Proposal]"
05JUL
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Launched in November 2017, this new initiative by the Volkswagen Stiftung supports novel project constellations and interdisciplinary cooperations in the social sciences and the engineering sciences; the integration of the humanities is welcome. Against the background of the current and emerging developments in the field of Artificial Intelligence, the Foundation wishes to support projects dealing ... Read more about "[VOLKSWAGEN STIFTUNG | Artificial Intelligence and the Society of the Future]"
20JUL
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With this initiative, Gebert Rüf Stiftung seeks to generate a significant impact by exploiting the potential and widespread use of microbial resources in health and technology. The program supports with CHF 2 Mio. p.a. interdisciplinary, cross-institutional, innovative and applied projects, dealing with the direct use of modified or domesticated micro-organisms. The focus is on applications ... Read more about "[ GEBERT RÜF STIFTUNG | MICROBIALS ]"
31JUL
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The Swiss Cancer League and the Swiss Cancer Research foundation present a bursary programme to secure high level research in clinical oncology in Switzerland by offering young investigators the possibility to visit a leading research centre abroad in order to acquire and return with advanced training and further education. The applicant must be implicated in ... Read more about "[ Swiss Cancer League | Outgoing Mobility funding for PostDoc in medical oncology ]"
31JUL
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The Swiss Cancer League and the Swiss Cancer Research foundation call for applications for research funding. Only projects with distinct cancer relevance will be funded. The expected results of the proposed project should contribute to new observations or knowledge on the causes, prevention or treatment of cancer. Priority is given to patient-oriented research projects. Only ... Read more about "[SWISS CANCER LEAGUE | RESEARCH FUNDING]"
01SEP
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The Gebert Rüf Stiftung (GRS) supports pre-competitive, applied research (at Swiss institutions of higher education) that seems too application-oriented for institutions of higher learning, and too far from the market for institutions that promote the transfer from research to application. GRS does NOT support purely fundamental research projects, the optimization of the already known, business-oriented ... Read more about "[GEBERT RÜF STIFTUNG | VARIOUS PROGRAMMES]"
10SEP
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Aim: BRIDGE is a joint programme conducted by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) and the Commission for Technology and Innovation (CTI). It offers new funding opportunities at the intersection of basic research and science-based innovation, thereby supplementing the funding activities of the two organisations. Bridge Proof of Concept projects support young researchers (see eligibility ... Read more about "[BRIDGE I RESEARCH FUNDING]"
03DEC
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Aim: The National Centres of Competence in Research (NCCR) programme seeks to promote innovative, top-tier research initiatives with a long-term perspective. NCCR research projects must be of national significance and promote the sustainable development of competence centres and structural capacities at higher education institutions. To this end, NCCR leaders, in collaboration with their Home Institutions ... Read more about "[FIFTH NCCR CALL – DEADLINE FOR FULL PROPOSALS]"
03DEC
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Aim: The National Centres of Competence in Research (NCCR) programme seeks to promote innovative, top-tier research initiatives with a long-term perspective. NCCR research projects must be of national significance and promote the sustainable development of competence centres and structural capacities at higher education institutions. To this end, NCCR leaders, in collaboration with their Home Institutions ... Read more about "[ 5th NCCR CALL – DEADLINE FOR FULL PROPOSALS ]"