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/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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06/Mar/2018

JPND JTC Call 2018 - EU Joint Programme Neurodegenerative Disease Research

The EU Joint Programme – Neurodegenerative Disease Research (JPND) has launched a joint transnational call (JTC) to support health and social care research and innovation.

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07/Mar/2018

JPIAMR is seeking new drugs and treatments to fight antibiotic-resistant microbes

The new call for the Joint Programming Initiative on Antimicrobial Resistance (JPIAMR) aims at funding international projects to develop new drugs and treatments.

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08/Mar/2018

NEURON JTC 2018 – Network of European Funding for Neuroscience Research

The NEURON Network has launched a joint transnational call for projects in the field of mental health and mental disorders.

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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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10/Mar/2018

Doc.CH (GSW)

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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19/Mar/2018

BRIDGE - Proof of Concept

BRIDGE Proof of Concept is aimed at young researchers who wish to develop an application or service based on their research results. These projects may target innovations of all kinds from all research areas.

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19/Mar/2018

Evaluation of Doc.CH: call for submission of study outlines

The SNSF has decided to have its funding scheme Doc.CH evaluated and has launched a corresponding call. Persons or institutions interested in conducting this evaluation study are invited to submit a study outline by no later than 19 March 2018.

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30/Mar/2018

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. Applications need to be submitted by 30 March 2018.

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01/Apr/2018

Project funding

Under the project funding scheme, qualified researchers define their research themes and objectives themselves and conduct their project under their own responsibility.

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16/Apr/2018

Indo-Swiss Joint Research Programme: Call for Joint Research Projects

In the context of the bilateral programmes initiated by the federal government, the SNSF and the Indian Department of Biotechnology (DBT) are issuing a call for Joint Research Projects (JRPs).

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16/Apr/2018

Second call for proposals for BRIDGE Discovery (Full proposal)

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

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04/May/2018

COST – European Cooperation in Science and Technology

The SNSF is launching the 2018 call for research projects that are part of COST networks (COST Actions).

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15/May/2018

R’Equip

The SNSF awards R’Equip grants in all scientific disciplines for the acquisition, modernisation and development of large-scale research equipment.

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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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