If you do not see this message displayed properly, please click here

 

16 January 2017
 
Horizon 2020

SWITZERLAND ASSOCIATED TO THE ENTIRE HORIZON 2020 PROGRAMME

Since 1 January 2017, Switzerland is fully associated to the entire Horizon 2020 programme. In accordance with the latest information published by the European Commission, researchers in Switzerland must prepare and submit their project proposals for all calls as participants from associated countries using the ‘Participant Portal’ for Horizon 2020.

For further information, please contact us.

 

Swiss funding opportunities: open calls and information

SNSF PROJECT FUNDING

Under the project funding scheme, qualified researchers define their research themes and objectives themselves and conduct their project under their own responsibility. They can apply for funding of research costs and staff salaries, as well as scientific cooperation, networking and communication.

For further information, please contact Prof. Benedetto Lepori.

Submission deadline: 3 April 2017

Details

SNSF - CTI BRIDGE DISCOVERY

The Commission for Technology and Innovation (CTI) and the SNSF are launching the first call for proposals for the funding scheme Bridge Discovery.

Bridge Discovery is aimed at experienced researchers who wish to realise a technological innovation with great social or economic impact. They can submit a proposal on their own or as part of a consortium of up to three researchers. The project must be characterized by scientific excellence and a clear vision of a future application.

For further information, please contact Ms. Dafne Pedrazzoli.

Submission deadline: 27 February 2017

Details

 

International calls for proposals

ERASMUS+ CALLS FOR PROPOSALS

Several Calls for proposals for the Erasmus+ Programme in 2017 are now open.

Under Key Action 2, there are the following open calls:

  • Capacity building in the field of higher education: Submission deadline 9 February 2017
  • Knowledge Alliances: Submission deadline 28 February 2017
  • Strategic partnerships in the field of education and training: Submission deadline 29 March 2017.

For further information, please contact Ms. Martina Pestoni.

Details

QUANTERA - ERA-NET IN QUANTUM SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGIES

QuantERA has just launched a joint transnational call for research proposals in Quantum Information and Communication Sciences and Technologies.

The ERA-Net QuantERA is a consortium of national/regional research funding organisations supporting research in Quantum Information and Communication Sciences and Technologies (Q-ICST). The call addresses the following topics: Quantum communication, Quantum simulation, Quantum computation, Quantum information sciences, Quantum metrology sensing and imaging, novel ideas and applications in quantum science and technologies.

For further information, please contact Prof. Benedetto Lepori.

Submission deadline: 15 March 2017

Details

INNOVATIVE MEDICINES INITIATIVE (IMI) CALL 10

IMI2 has launched its 10th Call for proposals under the IMI2 programme, with the following 8 topics:

  • Topic 1: Understanding hypoglycaemia: the underlying mechanisms and addressing clinical determinants as well as consequences for people with diabetes by combining databases from clinical trials.
  • Topic 2: How big data could support better diagnosis and treatment outcomes for prostate cancer (part of the Big Data for Better Outcomes programme)
  • Topic 3: Improving the care of patients suffering from acute or chronic pain (this topic includes three subtopics on patient reported outcomes; biomarkers; and chronic pelvic pain)
  • Topic 4: Creation of a pan-European paediatric clinical trials network
  • Topic 5: Biomanufacturing 2020: development of innovative high throughput analytical tools and methods to characterize cell culture fluid during development and commercial cell culture processes
  • Topic 6: Unlocking the solute carrier gene-family for effective new therapies (unlock SLCs)
  • Topic 7: Patient perspectives in medicines lifecycle
  • Topic 8: Personalised medicine approaches in autism spectrum disorders

For further information, please contact Prof. Benedetto Lepori.

Submission deadline: 28 March 2017

Details

JAPAN SOCIETY FOR THE PROMOTION OF SCIENCE: POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS FOR OVERSEAS RESEARCHERS

The programme “JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowships for Overseas Researchers” enables Swiss researchers to stay in Japan for 12 to 24 months.

After evaluation by the SNSF, the JSPS will evaluate the applications nominated by the SNSF and inform the candidates about the funding decision by the end of July / beginning of August. The selected researchers will therefore be able to commence their stays at the earliest in mid-August and at the latest on 30 November 2017.

For further information, please contact Prof. Benedetto Lepori.

Submission deadline: 31 March 2017

Details

 

 

 
Important Calls

1 February 2017

2 February 2017

7 February 2017

9 February 2017

14 February 2017

17 February 2017

1 March 2017

1 March 2017

7 March 2017

10 March 2017

14 March 2017

30 March 2017

31 March 2017

31 March 2017

4 April 2017

5 April 2017

 

Events

31 January 2017

Manno

1 February 2017

Bern

2 February 2017

19 February 2017

Ascona

28 March 2017

Bern