Calls for proposals

A funding proposal is regarded as submitted in due time if received by the SNSF on the last day of the deadline or by 17.00h Swiss local time on the submission date. If the deadline or the submission date falls on a Saturday, a Sunday or a holiday recognised under Swiss federal law, the deadline or submission date will be moved forward to 17.00h Swiss local time on the next working day.

Submission deadline Funding scheme

01/09/2017

Agora

The Agora scheme aims to promote the spread of knowledge, as well as the exchange of views and perspectives about scientific research. It therefore encourages projects involving two-way processes - with interaction and listening - which generate dialogues between researchers and the public.

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01/09/2017

Doc.Mobility

Doc.Mobility fellowships of the SNSF enable doctoral students to write part of their PhD at a host institution abroad. These fellowships are awarded for 6 to 18 months.

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01/09/2017

Early Postdoc.Mobility

Early Postdoc.Mobility fellowships of the SNSF enable postdocs starting their career to spend a postdoc research stay abroad. In principle, these fellowships are awarded for 18 months, in justified cases for at least 12 months.

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10/09/2017

Doc.CH (HSS)

The Doc.CH grants in the humanities and social sciences (HSS) are awarded by the SNSF to promising researchers who wish to write a dissertation in the humanities and social sciences in Switzerland on a topic of their own choice.

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11/09/2017

BRIDGE Proof of Concept

The fourth call for BRIDGE Proof of Concept projects is open until 11 September 2017. This funding opportunity is aimed at young researchers who want to apply their research results and implement a new product or service.

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02/10/2017

Project funding

Under the project funding scheme, qualified researchers define their research themes and objectives themselves and conduct their project under their own responsibility. As 1 October 2017 falls on a Sunday, the submission deadline for proposals is 2 October 2017 at 5 p.m.

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01/11/2017

Investigator Initiated Clinical Trials (IICT)

The SNSF launches a third call for clinical trials in areas outside the industry focus.

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01/11/2017

Ambizione

Ambizione enables young researchers in all disciplines to start doing independent research. The grants are aimed at young researchers who wish to conduct, manage and lead an independent project at a Swiss higher education institution.

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01/11/2017

PRIMA - first call for proposals

PRIMA grants are aimed at excellent female researchers in Switzerland and abroad who aspire to a professorship in Switzerland.

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14/11/2017

Bilateral programme with the Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST): SNSF-JST Call 2017

In the context of the bilateral programmes initiated by the federal government, the SNSF and the Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) are issuing a call for joint research projects (JRPs).

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15/01/2018

Congressi Stefano Franscini: call for conference proposals 2019

The Congressi Stefano Franscini, conference platform of the ETH Zurich, offers scientists the possibility of organising research conferences at Monte Verità. Deadline for submitting proposals for 2019: 15 January 2018.

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