Conferences - Seminars

22JAN
23JAN
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The EIT Food innovation market place/match-making event for the call for projects of 2020 will take place on 22-23 January 2019 at the University of Turin (Italy). The event will consist of 2 full days of activities, including discussions on potential new projects. EPFL, as Core Partner of KIC FOOD, is kindly invited to attend ... Read more about "[ EIT Food Annual Matchmaking event 2019 | Networking event ]"
14FEB
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  12:00-13:30 MED 2 1522

"Introduction" workshop In this course, you will get an introduction to the main concepts of Research Data Management to apply them to your specific situation. Learning outcomes: Know the stakes around Research Data Management Discover how a Data Management Plan (DMP) can help you be more efficient in your research Get an overview of good ... Read more about "Research Data Management workshop"
By EPFL Library Research Data team

Call for proposal

18JAN
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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]"
21JAN
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The “Manufacturing technologies” impulse programme funds innovation projects at the interface between research and technology transfers that Swiss companies conduct together with research institutions in the digitally-oriented "Industry 4.0 and Modern manufacturing technologies" segment. Submission deadlines: There will be two calls for proposals depending on the project duration Project Duration 18 Months 12 Months Call ... Read more about "[ Innosuisse - Manufacturing technologies Impulse Programme | Research funding ]"
23JAN
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The Swiss Network for International Studies (SNIS) offers project grants for pluri-disciplinary research teams. Projects can involve both the social and natural sciences. Proposals can be submitted in one of the following sections: General call for proposals, in any area of International Studies, aimed at projects that carry out research on global issues that are ... Read more about "[ Swiss Network for International Studies (SNIS) 2019 Call | Research funding ]"
24JAN
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The Cure Parkinson’s Trust (CPT) supports laboratory and clinical research projects with the potential to delay, slow, stop, reverse or prevent the progression of Parkinson’s disease. CPT only accepts research applications that meet the following criteria: Disease modifying (slow, stop, reverse) Translate into clinic (Phase 2b trial) within 5 years CPT does NOT accept symptomatic ... Read more about "[ The Cure Parkinson’s Trust | Research funding ]"
25JAN
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The Berrow Foundation awards up to four fully-funded scholarships each year to enable graduates of selected universities to study for Master or Doctoral degrees in the University of Oxford as members of Lincoln College. The Berrow Foundation Scholarships provide all College and University fees, College accomodation costs and a generous living allowance. The awards may ... Read more about "[ The Berrow Foundation Scholarships ]"
31JAN
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The Congressi Stefano Franscini (CSF) is ETH Zurich’s conference platform located at Monte Verità, a beautiful hilltop overlooking Ascona and Lake Maggiore in Southern Switzerland (Ticino). The CSF gives researchers and university professors the opportunity to organize a 3-5 day international conference for 50-100 senior and junior researchers or a 3-day workshop for 25-30 participants ... Read more about "[ Extended deadline: Congressi Stefano Franscini | Funding for conference, workshop, short courses]"
31JAN
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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 Call does NOT support basic research ... Read more about "[ Swiss Cancer League | Outgoing Mobility funding for PostDoc in medical oncology ]"
31JAN
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The Swiss Cancer League and the Swiss Cancer Research foundation call for Basic, clinical, epidemiological and psychosocial research projects with distinct cancer relevance, contributing to new observations or knowledge on the causes, prevention or treatment of cancer. Priority is given to patient-oriented research projects. Industry-related projects are NOT supported. Who can apply: principle investigator with ... Read more about "[ Swiss Cancer League - Cancer research Grant | Research funding ]"
31JAN
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The development of awareness for the different cultural, social and energy-related aspects of building that can be found across the globe is among the most important soft skills that can be conveyed to architecture students. That is why the non-profit Sto Foundation will hold its 7th International Summer School Competition in 2019 and is calling ... Read more about "[ Sto Foundation - Funding for summer school in architecture | Summer school project funding ]"
31JAN
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The Swiss State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) commissioned the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Western Switzerland (HES-SO) as the Leading House for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. This call allows funding of approx. 26 mobility grants. Partner countries: Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, Qatar, Tunisia and the United Arab ... Read more about "[SERI - Seed Money Grants with MENA Countries | Research Funding]"
31JAN
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The Swiss National Science Foundation has announced the third edition of its competition for images and short videos from the world of science. The best entries will be showcased in various exhibitions, including the Biel/Bienne Festival of Photography, Musée de l'Elysée in Lausanne, the Zurich Film Festival as well as in Martigny, Paris and San ... Read more about "[ SNSF image competition 2019 | Scientific dissemination ]"
01FEB
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PHD FELLOWSHIPS The Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds (BIF) awards PhD fellowships to outstanding junior scientists who wish to pursue an ambitious PhD project in basic biomedical research in an internationally leading laboratory in Europe (please read What we do and do not fund). Who can apply: Natural scientists who have obtained their diploma, MSc, BSc, or ... Read more about "[BOEHRINGER INGELHEIM FONDS | PHD FELLOWSHIPS & PHD/POSTDOC TRAVEL GRANTS]"
01FEB
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The Ikea Foundation Switzerland supports: Prototypes and product developments anywhere in the world Product and collection presentations at public exhibitions anywhere in the world Competitions (only if its programme is arranged by specialists and its results are judged by experts) Workshops and lectures (only if targeting students or treating topics relevant to students) Supported projects ... Read more about "[ Ikea Foundation Switzerland - funding for prototypes, product development and events | Research funding ]"
01FEB
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What: Support to university-based, high-potential business cases from the Venture Kick programme with the aim of substantially accelerating their market entry. Support to proposals where a R&D or design boost can speed up the success of the deep tech business case. Your project MUST be: Already in the Venture Kick process Already approved by a ... Read more about "[ Gebert Rüf Stiftung - InnoBooster | Research funding ]"
01FEB
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The purpose of the Novartis Foundation for Medical-Biological Research is to foster medical-biological science by means of financial support for research projects conducted at Swiss universities or research institutions in the field of medicine and medically oriented biology/biochemistry. Projects with a Novartis drug as a research focus are NOT eligible. Who can apply: Only Senior ... Read more about "[ Novartis Foundation for Medical-Biological Research | Research Projects ]"
01FEB
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Aim: Health Canada has launched a challenge to improve on drug checking technology to allow the community of people who use drugs and those who support them to make more informed decisions based on the composition of a drug and to reduce harm. The challenge is to create a rapid, accurate, easy to use, and ... Read more about "[ HEALTH CANADA - Drug Checking Technology Challenge | Research funding ]"
01FEB
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Gebert Rüf Stiftung (GRS) was established in 1998 by entrepreneur Heinrich Gebert as a science and innovation foundation. Its objective is to promote «Switzerland as a top location for business and as a place to live». As a private funding agency guided by its mission statement «making science effective», it supports entrepreneurial projects, which are ... Read more about "[ Gebert Rüf Stiftung - Scientainment | Scientific outreach ]"
01FEB
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Bayer’s Global Ophthalmology Awards Program (GOAP) helps clinical investigators and basic researchers from around the world: Make significant contributions to research in ophthalmology Complete further investigations/experiments Contribute to tangible benefits for patients with retinal disorders Improve patient access to high-quality eye care Increase disease understanding and dissemination of scientific knowledge through publications Each year, a ... Read more about "[ Global Ophthalmology Awards Program | Research funding ]"
01FEB
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The European Foundation for the Study of Diabetes (EFSD) and the healthcare company Novo Nordisk call for applications for the A/S Programme for Diabetes Research in Europe. Applications from all fields of diabetes research including both basic and clinical research are accepted. Who can apply: Applicants based at non-profit institutions in the EU and Associated ... Read more about "[ European Foundation For the Study of Diabetes (EFSD) and Novo Nordisk I Research funding on diabetes ]"
04FEB
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The Julius Baer Foundation is interested in supporting the development of projects and programmes that present an innovative approach to recycling materials that makes good business sense. The Foundation sees its role not only as a donor but also as a partner that can offer the knowledge and experience of its employees, both at the ... Read more about "[ Julius Baer Foundation - Call for Proposals Recycling PLUS | Research Funding ]"
05FEB
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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 Azrieli Global Scholars | Fellowship funding ]"
11FEB
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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]"
14FEB
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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 ]"
15FEB
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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 ]"
15FEB
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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]"
15FEB
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TaNeDS (Take a New Challenge for Drug diScovery) is Daiichi Sankyo's call for projects aiming at generating breakthrough pharmaceutical drugs for human health in one of Daiichi Sankyo's research interests: oncology, pain / neuroscience, cardiovascular and renal diseases, rare diseases, other diseases, cell therapy, technology and related research. Who can apply: partnerships between scientists in ... Read more about "[ TaNeDS (Take a New Challenge for Drug diScovery) | Research funding ]"
15FEB
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The goal of the FAMAE Foundation is to seek pragmatic, efficient, durable, universal and money-saving solutions to make life easier for urban citizens while reducing their environmental footprint. The Foundation launches annual international competitions to enable brilliant and innovative inventors to make their ideas come true or to effectively launch their product. The 2019 competition ... Read more about "[ FAMAE Foundation - PRECIOUS WATER! | Proof of Concept & Seed funding ]"
15FEB
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The objective of the EFSD/Lilly Young Investigator Research Awards is to encourage innovative research in the fields of diabetes and its complications, and to promote excellence in medical education. Who can apply: Scientists and clinicians: they must hold a PhD, MD, DMD, DVM, or equivalent for no more than 5 years (for basic scientists) or ... Read more about "[ European Foundation For the Study of Diabetes (EFSD) and Lilly | Young Investigator Research Award ]"
15FEB
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European Joint Programme on Rare Diseases (EJP RD) Call for Proposals 2019: "Transnational research projects to accelerate diagnosis and/or explore disease progression and mechanisms of rare diseases” The aim of the call is to enable scientists in different countries to build an effective collaboration on a common interdisciplinary research project based on complementarities and sharing ... Read more about "[ European Joint Programme on Rare Diseases (EJP RD) Call for Proposals 2019 - Research funding ]"