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Profile 2015-2016: High demand for SNSF funding

The SNSF funded over 3200 research proposals in 2015 with approx. 878 million Swiss francs, thereby substantially strengthening the Swiss science scene. Continue

  • Career funding schemes for 2017-2020 period: key decisions

    Aiming to guarantee the competitiveness of Swiss research, the SNSF has decided to develop its career funding schemes - even if some of the measures envisaged in the multi-year plan 2017-2020 cannot be implemented yet for financial reasons.


  • Project funding: mySNF now open to applicants

    Applicants can fill in the application forms in mySNF with immediate effect. The deadline for the submission of proposals is 5 p.m. on 3 October 2016.


  • Portraits of young researchers in Eastern Europe

    The genomic analysis of fish, new chemistry concepts, and questions about democracy in Europe - the SNSF presents the PROMYS grantees from Eastern Europe and their projects.


  • The r4d programme introduces itself

    International research partnerships can play a valuable role in tackling global challenges. The new brochure of the r4d programme shows how.


  • Ambizione: support for 71 young researchers

    The SNSF is awarding 71 Ambizione grants to young researchers this year. The recently announced changes to the funding scheme will be implemented for the next call.


  • Doc.CH: the SNSF awards 26 grants

    Twenty-six young researchers were chosen in July by the SNSF as beneficiaries of a Doc.CH grant, a funding scheme aimed at researchers who wish to write a doctoral thesis in the humanities and social sciences.