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Award of the 2019 prizeSwiss Science Prize Marcel Benoist 2019

Since 1920, the Marcel Benoist Foundation has awarded the Swiss Science Prize in recognition of outstanding research, which is of importance to human life. In 2019, the prize of CHF 250,000 will be awarded in the fields of mathematics, natural sciences or engineering. Submit your nominations now. Continue

  • SNSF funds three projects on mental disorders

    Fourteen transnational research consortia are funded under the umbrella of the 2018 NEURON call on mental disorders. Researchers from Geneva, Lausanne, Zurich and Bern will participate in three consortia.


  • 12 BRIDGE Discovery projects selected

    The 12 projects offer excellent science and a sound implementation plan, as well as high economic and social potential. Teams from universities of applied sciences are well-represented.


  • Publication of “End of life in Switzerland” book

    The book “Das Lebensende in der Schweiz. Individuelle und gesellschaftliche Perspektiven.” [End of life in Switzerland. Individual and societal perspectives] is being published to mark the end of NRP 67. It reflects on what is currently known about dying in Switzerland.


  • Science Europe: RDM recommendations

    Science Europe has published recommendations on research data management (RDM). As a member of Science Europe, the SNSF supports this initiative.


  • Research infrastructures: conclusion of InRoad

    The InRoad initiative aimed at harmonizing policies and funding instruments related to research infrastructures (RIs) in Europe. It was coordinated by the SNSF.


  • New Lead Agency agreement with Slovenia

    To simplify collaboration with Slovenian researchers, the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) has signed a Lead Agency agreement with the funding organisation of Slovenia, the Slovenian Research Agency (ARRS).




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    • SNSF: RT @unibern: From 25.-27.2.2019 @janpalmowski, Secretary General of @guildeu will visit Bern for talks with #unibern, @snf_ch, the academi…
    • SNSF: RT @ARRS_rfo: Javni razpis za sofinanciranje slovenskega dela skupnih švicarsko – slovenskih projektov, kjer Švicarska nacionalna fundacija…
    • SNSF: To simplify collaboration with Slovenian researchers, the SNSF has signed a Lead Agency agreement with the funding…

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