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

11/Jan/2018

ERA-NET CHIST-ERA

The ERA-NET CHIST-ERA supports EU research collaborations in information and communication sciences and technologies. This year’s call addresses the following two topics: 1. Object recognition and manipulation by robots: Data sharing and experiment reproducibility; 2. Big data and process modelling for smart industry.

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15/Jan/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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19/Jan/2018

Croatian-Swiss Research Programme: launch of thematically open call

The Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) and its Croatian counterpart are launching the Croatian-Swiss Research Programme. The purpose of the thematically open call is to finance ten to twelve projects, provided that a sufficient number of high-quality proposals are submitted.

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30/Jan/2018

Young scientists with revolutionary ideas wanted

For its Annual Event on 17 April 2018 in Brussels, SwissCore is looking for four excellent young scientists (PhD candidates or 2-3 years after, from all disciplines) who are conducting research with the potential to change the world.

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01/Feb/2018

The SNSF launches 2017 NCCR call

The SNSF today launched the call for a 5th series of National Centres of Competence in Research (NCCRs). The submission deadline for outline proposals is 1 February 2018, with research expected to start in early 2020.

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01/Feb/2018

Postdoc.Mobility - First call for proposals

Postdoc.Mobility fellowships replace Advanced Postdoc.Mobility fellowships with immediate effect, supporting postdocs who wish to conduct or extend a research stay abroad.

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06/Feb/2018

European Call on Rare Diseases

The E-Rare network launches its 10th call for funding transnational research projects on Rare Diseases.

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15/Feb/2018

Eccellenza - First call

The new SNSF Eccellenza Professorial Fellowships and SNSF Eccellenza Grants are intended for highly qualified young researchers who are aiming to obtain a permanent professorship. Eccellenza supports them in achieving this goal as leaders of a generously funded research project with their own team at a higher education institution in Switzerland.

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01/Mar/2018

Doc.Mobility

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

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01/Mar/2018

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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09/Mar/2018

2017-2018 Belmont Forum / BiodivERsA joint call: “Scenarios of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services”

The Belmont Forum and BiodivERsA are launching the 2017-2018 joint call for funding international transdisciplinary research projects on scenarios of biodiversity and ecosystem services.

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28/May/2018

NRP 74: Targeted call on care@home and health care policy and management

National Research Programme NRP 74 "Smarter Health Care" is launching a targeted call. The aim is to attract projects on care provision to people with chronic illnesses at home and in their social context as well as projects on the organization and management of the future Swiss healthcare system.

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