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Rudolf Aebersold awarded 2020 Prize

In this anniversary year, the Marcel Benoist Swiss Science Prize goes to Rudolf Aebersold for his pioneering work in the field of systems biology. Continue

  • Eight new projects from Togo to Thailand

    The SPIRIT programme promotes collaboration with countries that receive development aid. The SNSF has selected another eight projects for funding. 21 research groups from Africa, Asia and Switzerland are taking part.


  • Eight times YES to knowledge for all

    Scientific publications should be openly accessible. To mark Open Access Week 2020, researchers and senior academic administrators talk about the challenges and opportunities they face in a series of short videos.


  • Save the date: SNSF & Innosuisse events

    In November and December 2020, the SNSF and Innosuisse will organise three information events for researchers. They will take place online using Webex.


  • Animal research

    Charlotte Blattner will be awarded the 2020 Marie Heim-Vögtlin Prize for her research in animal law.


  • Five new clinical studies funded

    From stroke in children to cholesterol in elderly people - the SNSF awards 12.4 million francs for clinical trials.


  • Basis for innovation

    The SNSF is investing 206 million francs in 339 new projects of its project funding scheme. They cover the full range of research topics and generally last four years.