Protected Research Time for Clinicians

More time for your research!

​The new initiative "Protected Research Time for Clinicians" (PRTC) is intended to help especially younger clinicians to dedicate at least 30% of their working time to their research project funded by the SNSF. They will be relieved of their clinical duties during "protected time". The salary costs related to this this guaranteed research time are assumed by the SNSF and the employer in equal parts.

Submission deadline

Submit with project funding proposal. For projects approved for funding between March 2015 and March 2017, submission is possible at any time.


Biology and Medicine division