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New on the SNSF website: overview of all offers for UASs and UTEs

If you are doing research at a university of applied sciences (UAS) or a university of teacher education (UTE), have a look at our new dedicated web page! It shows you which funding schemes might be particularly interesting for you. Continue

  • Cancer: Targeted use of immunotherapy

    SNSF-supported researchers have discovered a method for predicting the likelihood of success when treating cancer with immunotherapy.


  • Horizons: Experts

    Decried as liars and know-it-alls, experts are going through troubling times. The new issue of Horizons shows why their contributions are all the more important today. Other topics - both online and in print: the new kilogram, online reviews and dangerous misunderstandings at the hospital bedside.


  • Sinergia programme: 23 new projects

    The SNSF will fund 23 new Sinergia projects with a total amount of 53.4 million Swiss francs. Two to four research groups will participate in each of these interdisciplinary projects.


  • More electricity without additional lines

    Hybrid overhead power lines increase grid capacity. Two projects conducted under the National Research Programmes 70 and 71 have shown how the new technology could be optimised and gain public acceptance.


  • Diamond watch components

    A new technique enables carving of synthetic diamonds to create micromechanical systems.


  • An online platform for fair trade shoes

    Catalina Jossen Cardozo at the Lucerne School of Art and Design has created an intelligent production chain for commercialising shoes without exploiting workers or harming the environment.