Conferences - Seminars

21AUG
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  14:00-16:30

ERC Synergy Grants enable 2-4 top researchers with complimentary skills and knowledge to jointly address a research problem of their choice in unconventional ways. The upcoming call is expected to open in late July 2018 and close in early November 2018. If you are amongst the best researchers in your field and research age and ... Read more about "[ National Information Event on the ERC Synergy Grant | Research funding ]"

Internal trainings

27AUG
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  10:00-12:30 MED 2 1522

Advanced workshops are organized to support EPFL researchers from all disciplines to start planning their next SNSF funding application and Data Management Plan writing, according to their needs. More information: https://researchdata.epfl.ch/dmp-fns-workshop Read more about "Advanced SNSF DMP workshop"
By EPFL Library research data team
31AUG
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  12:00-13:30

When: Friday, August 31, 2018 Time: 12.00 – 13.30, Sandwich lunch provided Venue: BM 5202 Registration: Please register here Aim The Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships are available to post-graduate researchers from over 180 other countries in any discipline who are planning to come to Switzerland to pursue research or further studies at doctoral or post-doctoral ... Read more about "Info. session: Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships"
04SEP
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  10:00-12:30 MED 2 1522

Advanced workshops are organized to support EPFL researchers from all disciplines to start planning their next SNSF funding application and Data Management Plan writing, according to their needs. More information: https://researchdata.epfl.ch/dmp-fns-workshop Read more about "Advanced SNSF DMP workshop"
By EPFL Library research data team
04SEP
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  12:15-14:00 BM 5202

To assist you within the preparation of your ERC Starting Grant 2019 application (submission deadline 17.10.2018), the Research Office is pleased to invite you to the ERC Starting Grant Applicant Workshop. When: Tuesday, September 4, 2018 Time: 12:15 – 14:00, Sandwich lunch provided Venue: BM 5202 Registration: Please register here Aim The workshop is aimed ... Read more about "Applicant Workshop: ERC Starting Grant 2019"
06SEP
07SEP
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  09:00-17:00 ELA 1

Exploring research programs funded by grant-making Foundations >> Check the full program here >> Check the flyer here >> Registration here ************************************************ Aim Are you interested in gaining a better understanding of grant-making foundations supporting Swiss-based research? Whether you have just started exploring the funding landscape or are currently seeking research funding, and whether you ... Read more about "EPFL Grant-making Foundation Days"
06SEP
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  10:00-12:30 CM 1 100

Advanced workshops are organized to support EPFL researchers from all disciplines to start planning their next SNSF funding application and Data Management Plan writing, according to their needs. More information: https://researchdata.epfl.ch/dmp-fns-workshop Read more about "Advanced SNSF DMP workshop"
By EPFL Library research data team
07SEP
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  10:00-12:30 CM 1 100

Advanced workshops are organized to support EPFL researchers from all disciplines to start planning their next SNSF funding application and Data Management Plan writing, according to their needs. More information: https://researchdata.epfl.ch/dmp-fns-workshop Read more about "Advanced SNSF DMP workshop"
By EPFL Library research data team
11SEP
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  09:00-10:00 BI A2 468

Vous avez des questions au sujet de l'utilisation de GrantsDB ? ou sur son interface ? Nous sommes à votre disposition pour répondre à toutes vos questions. Entrée libre, sans inscription ! Site web du Research Office - GrantsDB Read more about "Forum d'aide GrantsDB - 11 septembre 2018 - BI A2 468"

Call for proposal

19AUG
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Last chance to apply for SERI Seed Money Grants with ASEAN countries! Eligible partner countries: Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam. The call is open to all scientific disciplines and fields of research. It allows Swiss and ASEAN partners to initiate new projects together, establish new research partnerships, connect ... Read more about "[ SERI | Seed Money Grants with ASEAN countries ]"
22AUG
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The National Research Programme “Welfare and Coercion” studies the legal and social dimensions of welfare and coercion, covering their history up to the present and looking ahead into the future. The second call for projects of the NRP 76 focuses on the following topics: Interactions between non-state actors and the state Rights, proceedings, legal remedies ... Read more about "[ Call for projects NRP 76 “Welfare and Coercion” | Research funding ]"
25AUG
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Rising Tide supports innovative and unique patient-centered clinical trials that have the potential to immediately impact the lives of cancer patients. The foundation supports early stages clinical studies focused on prevention, detection, treatments and aftercare, and translational research. does NOT support basic research or phase IV trials. Who can apply: new and established clinical investigators. ... Read more about "[Rising Tide Foundation for Clinical Research | Research funding]"
27AUG
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La Société suisse d'hydrologie et de limnologie (SSHL) s’engage pour rassembler et utiliser les connaissances pluridisciplinaires en vue de la protection et de la gestion durable des eaux. A cette fin, la SSHL entretient un fonds pour la promotion de jeunes scientifiques (bachelor, master, PhD, post-Doc). Ce fonds est affecté au soutien à des missions ... Read more about "[ Société Suisse d'hydrologie et de limnologie | Research funding for MA, PhD AND Postdoc ]"
28AUG
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Aim: Through the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP), the Department of Defense is announcing the Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program (PRCRP) for 2018. The Horizon Award supports junior-level scientists in conducting impactful research with the mentorship of an experienced cancer researcher (i.e., Mentor). The Horizon Award challenges junior scientists to develop and implement research ... Read more about "[U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE | Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program Horizon Award]"
29AUG
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La Fondation Gelbert a pour but de soutenir des projets novateurs et de qualité dans les domaines de: La protection de l’environnement La protection des animaux Le développement d’énergies nouvelles et non polluantes La recherche universitaire dans le domaine de la vue Qui peut postuler : des acteurs genevois et romands dans le cadre de ... Read more about "[FONDATION GELBERT | Research Funding]"
29AUG
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Aim: Through the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP), the Department of Defense is announcing the Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Research Program (DMDRP) for 2018. The DMDRP Investigator-Initiated Research Award supports translational research that will accelerate the movement of promising ideas in Duchenne research into clinical applications. Translational research may be defined as an integration of ... Read more about "[ U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE - Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Investigator-Initiated Research Award | Research Funding ]"
30AUG
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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 ]"
30AUG
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The Mercator Stiftung supports: Interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary scientific research Doctoral fellowships Knowledge transfer The Foundations supports projects in Switzerland that deal with complex social problems related to the areas of interest of the foundation: environmental issues, youth education and participation, and youth international exchange. The Foundation encourages the collaboration between natural, social sciences and the ... Read more about "[MERCATOR STIFTUNG - Rolling Call for Scientific Projects & Doctoral Fellowships - Research Funding]"
30AUG
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The Swiss Re Foundation accepts unsolicited funding requests within Swiss Re (a Zurich-based reinsurance company)’s focus areas (see description below) in Switzerland, in developing countries and in regions where Swiss Re has offices. Focus areas: Climate: help people adapt to climate change and adopt climate-friendly practices. Natural Hazards: help poor communities prepare for, prevent and ... Read more about "[Swiss RE Foundation - Funding Requests | Research Funding]"
31AUG
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The State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) mandated the ETH Zurich for bilateral collaboration with partner institutions in Asia. In 2018, ETH Zurich opened a call for proposals for opportunity grants with China, Japan, South Korea and the ASEAN countries. Applications are accepted on a rolling base until 2020. Who can apply: senior ... Read more about "[ SERI | OPPORTUNITY GRANTS WITH CHINA, JAPAN, SOUTH KOREA AND THE ASEAN REGION ]"
31AUG
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The Swiss Foundation for Research on Muscle Diseases (FSRMM) is calling for grant applications. The aim of the foundation is to support clinical, basic and translational biomedical research related to muscle and neuromuscular diseases in Swiss Institutions, including projects aiming at improving diagnosis of these diseases. Who can apply: researchers, working in Switzerland, who are ... Read more about "[ Swiss Foundation for Research on Muscle Diseases | Research Grants ]"
31AUG
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La Direction régionale Europe de l’Ouest (DREO) de l’Agence universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF) promeut l’élaboration et le partage en français de connaissances scientifiques, soutenant les congrès, conférences, colloques, séminaires, université d’été et journées d’études organisés du 1er juillet au 31 décembre 2018 par les établissements membres de l’AUF en Europe de l’ouest, y compris ... Read more about "[AGENCE UNIVERSITAIRE DE LA FRANCOPHONIE | APPEL POUR LE SOUTIEN À MANIFESTATIONS SCIENTIFIQUES]"
31AUG
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Are you applying to one of the Company of Biologists’ journals – Development, Journal of Cell Science, Journal of Experimental Biology and Disease Models & Mechanisms? Are you an excellent graduate student or post-doctoral researcher of any nationality, working in the field of the journal to which you apply? Do you wish to make collaborative ... Read more about "[ THE COMPANY OF BIOLOGISTS | Travelling Fellowships ]"
31AUG
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The Lundbeckfonden is a Danish-based foundation, which aims at furthering research of the highest international standard, primarily in biomedical sciences. Projects in natural sciences that have a distinct biomedical focus and research content belong to this category. The Foundation is particularly interested in brain research. Funding & Duration: max. DKK 750,000 between 2-6 months. For ... Read more about "[Lundbeck Foundation | Scientific Exchange with Denmark]"
31AUG
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The State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) mandated the ETH Zurich for bilateral collaboration with partner institutions in Asia. In 2018, ETH Zurich opened a call for proposals for opportunity grants with China, Japan, South Korea and the ASEAN countries. Applications are accepted on a rolling base until 2020. Who can apply: senior ... Read more about "[ SERI | OPPORTUNITY GRANTS WITH CHINA, JAPAN, SOUTH KOREA AND THE ASEAN REGION ]"
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 | 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 | RESEARCH FUNDING]"
01SEP
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The Dr. Josef Steiner Cancer Foundation is accepting applications for the 2019 Cancer Research Award. Who can apply Early career scientists (~40 years old or less) involved in basic and/or clinical cancer research (specifically, translational research) who are able to provide the infrastructure needed to carry out the proposed project. Priority will be given to ... Read more about "[Dr. Josef Steiner Cancer Research Foundation - 2019 Award | Research Funding]"
02SEP
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The Wings for Life Spinal Cord Research Foundation performs and promotes basic, pre-clinical and clinical research related to spinal cord injury worldwide. Examples of eligible research and clinical projects are available at this link. Preference is given to projects with the potential to provide real benefits to human patients and which focus on chronic spinal ... Read more about "[ Wings for Life - Research funding related to spinal cord injury | Research funding ]"
03SEP
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The Swiss Industry Science Fund (SISF), the former Kontaktgruppe für Forschungsfragen – KGF, promotes scientific excellence in research and education in Switzerland, within the scope of its member companies: BASF, Novartis, Roche and Syngenta. SISF supports: Scientific conferences, organizations, awards and special events in basic and applied research, for education and further development of students ... Read more about "[Swiss Industry Science Fund | Support to Scientific Events ]"
03SEP
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The Agora scheme aims to foster dialogue between scientists and society. It encourages researchers to communicate their own current research to a non-specialist audience. Agora projects have to initiate a dialogue between researchers and the target audience in which they interact and listen to each other. Restrictions: minimal work-time percentage required for applicants: 20% project ... Read more about "[ SNSF AGORA | Research Funding ]"
04SEP
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Aim: Through the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP), the Department of Defense is announcing the Vision Research Program (VRP) Investigator-initiated Research Award. This award will support studies that will yield highly impactful discoveries or major advancements in the research and/or patient care of eye injury and/or visual dysfunction as related to military-relevant trauma. Research ... Read more about "[ U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE - Vision Research Program Investigator-Initiated Research Award | Research Funding ]"
04SEP
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Aim: Through the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP), the Department of Defense is announcing the Vision Research Program (VRP) Focused Translational Team Science Award. This award will support a highly collaborative and translational team initiative that will fundamentally advance the understanding and treatment of eye injury and/or visual dysfunction that result from a military-relevant ... Read more about "[ U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE - Vision Research Program Focused Translational Team Science Award | Research funding ]"
05SEP
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Fondation Leducq is a private charitable foundation, based in Paris, dedicated to improving human health through international efforts to combat cardiovascular and neurovascular disease. In support of this mission, Fondation Leducq has created the Transatlantic Networks of Excellence in Cardiovascular and Neurovascular Research Program, which promotes internationally collaborative basic, translational, and clinical research in cardiovascular ... Read more about "[ Fondation Leducq | Collaborative research funding in cardiovascular and neurovascular disease ]"
05SEP
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Aim: Through the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP), the Department of Defense is announcing the Kidney Cancer Research Program (KCRP) for 2018. The KCRP Technology Development Award is a product-driven award mechanism intended to advance the development of technologies to aid kidney cancer clinical and patient outcomes, including prevention, detection, diagnosis, treatment, or quality ... Read more about "[ U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE - Kidney Cancer Research Program Technology Development Award | Research Funding ]"
05SEP
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Aim: Through the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP), the Department of Defense is announcing the Kidney Cancer Research Program (KCRP) for 2018. The KCRP Translational Research Partnership Award mechanism supports partnerships between clinicians and research scientists that will accelerate the movement of promising ideas in kidney cancer toward clinical applications. The ultimate goal of ... Read more about "[ U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE - Kidney Cancer Research Program Translational Research Partnership Award | Research Office ]"
05SEP
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Aim: Through the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP), the Department of Defense is announcing the Kidney Cancer Research Program (KCRP) for 2018. The KCRP Idea Development Award is intended to support innovative ideas and high-impact approaches based on scientifically sound evidence to move toward the KCRP vision of eliminating kidney cancer. The proposed research ... Read more about "[ U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE - Kidney Cancer Research Program Idea Development Award | Research Funding ]"
06SEP
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Aim: Through the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP), the Department of Defense is announcing the Lunch Cancer Research Program (LCRP) for 2018. The Career Development Award supports early-career, independent investigators to conduct impactful research under the mentorship of an experienced lung cancer researcher as an opportunity to obtain the funding, mentoring, and experience necessary ... Read more about "[U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE - Lung Cancer Research Program Career Development Award | Research Funding]"
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]"
10SEP
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The Association for research and standardization in the field of road and transportation (VSS) supports applied research aimed at promoting knowledge about the construction and conservation of the value of road infrastructure. Open call for tenders are listed below and at this link: RC-Asphalt granulate use in the AC EME 22 C1 / C2 – ... Read more about "[ Research and standardization in the field of road and transportation (VSS) | Research funding ]"
10SEP
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Aim: The Alzheimer’s Association, Alzheimer’s Research UK (ARUK), The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research (MJFF), and the Weston Brain Institute (Weston) announce a global Request for Applications (RFA). The main objective of BAND is to stimulate analyses across Alzheimer’s disease (AD), Parkinson’s disease (PD) and other neurodegenerative diseases to increase understanding of pathogenesis ... Read more about "[JOINT REQUEST FOR APPLICATIONS | Biomarkers Across Neurodegenerative Diseases]"
11SEP
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Aim: The origin of life is among the great unsolved scientific problems of our age. To advance our knowledge of the processes that led to the emergence of life, the Simons Foundation established the Simons Collaboration on the Origins of Life (SCOL). The collaboration supports creative, innovative research on topics such as the astrophysical and ... Read more about "[ SIMONS FOUNDATION - Simons Collaboration on the Origins of Life 2019 Postdoctoral Fellowships | Fellowship funding]"
14SEP
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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. The goal of the Pilot Award is to provide early support for exploratory ideas, particularly those with novel hypotheses. Appropriate projects ... Read more about "[ SIMONS FOUNDATION - SFARI Winter 2019 Pilot Award | Research funding ]"
14SEP
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Aim: Through the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP), the Department of Defense is announcing the Breast Cancer Breakthrough Awards. The intent of these Awards is to support promising research that has high potential to lead to or make breakthroughs in breast cancer. Scope: Research proposed under this award mechanism may be small- to large-scale ... Read more about "[U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE | Breast Cancer Breakthrough Award Levels 3-4]"
15SEP
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The Foundation supports projects at universities or non-profit research institutions in the following areas of support: History, Language & Culture The interdisciplinary field “Image–Sound–Language” State, Economy and Society Medicine and the Natural Sciences Interdisciplinary projects are also welcomed. Applications must have a clear connection to the German research system: German scientists working on the project, ... Read more about "[ Fritz Thyssen Foundation - Support of Projects | Research Funding ]"
15SEP
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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 | Research funding ]"
15SEP
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Every year, the HANS EGGENBERGER STIFTUNG awards a prize to outstanding Bachelor's, Master's or Doctoral thesis submitted, in German or English, by young researchers to a Swiss university, ETH or technical college and supports subsequent research. The aim is to promote interdisciplinary research where electronics and/or electrical energy engineering play a crucial role. Deadline: 15 ... Read more about "[HANS-EGGENBERGER STIFTUNG | Prize + Follow-up Research Project]"
15SEP
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Every year, the Scientific Steering Committee of the Institut Henri Poincaré (IHP) chooses 3 thematic programs on the basis of their scientific excellence, their thematic relevance and their original, interdisciplinary and innovative character. The goal of the thematic quarters is to develop, over a three-month period, extensive reflection around an advanced research topic in mathematics ... Read more about "[Institut Henri Poincaré - Funding for participation in IHP thematic programmes | Research Funding]"
15SEP
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The Sophie and Karl Binding Foundation supports applied research projects in the fields of landscape conservation and spatial planning and conservation of cultural heritage in Switzerland. The foundation does NOT support basic research. The level of funding and duration are not specified. Applicants are invited to present a detailed budget, indicating the funding already secured ... Read more about "[ SOPHIE UND KARL BINDING STIFTUNG | Research Funding ]"
15SEP
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The Alpro Foundation is calling for applications for innovative research projects related to plant-based diets: impact on human health and/or biodiversity. Projects should be based on human studies (animal studies and in vitro studies are not eligible), and should focus on whole foods or plant-based food patterns (not supplements nor one particular bioactive plant compound). ... Read more about "[ALPRO FOUNDATION - Research Grants on Plant-Based Nutrition | Research Funding]"
15SEP
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Aim: As an extension of their support for our 6th annual Cancer Immunotherapy Month this past June, ACEA Biosciences is providing an Immunotherapy Research Grant to help scientists in the field of cancer research achieve their goals. The research grant winner will be provided access to an xCELLigence® Real Time Cell Analysis (RTCA) SP instrument, ... Read more about "[ACEA BIOSCIENCES | Immunotherapy Research Grant]"
16SEP
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RESEARCH GRANTS Deadline: 16 September (every year) The basic activity of the Nutricia Research Foundation is supplying grants for nutrition-related research projects. The foundation offers: Funding: EUR 25’000 per year Duration: up to 2 years Eligible costs: personnel, consultant costs, equipment, supplies, human volunteers, other expenses. Does NOT support travel costs, overheads and investment in ... Read more about "[Nutricia Research Foundation | Research Grants – Fellowships – Short-term Visits]"
17SEP
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The Association for research and standardization in the field of road and transportation (VSS) supports applied research aimed at promoting knowledge about the construction and conservation of the value of road infrastructure. Open call for tenders are listed below and at this link: Street Wastewater Treatment Systems (SABA) – Deadline: 20 July 2018 Disposal of ... Read more about "[ Research and standardization in the field of road and transportation (VSS) | Research funding ]"