Scientific & Technological Cooperation Programme Switzerland-Russia
Research cooperation with Russia
In the context of the Scientific & Technological Cooperation Programme Switzerland-Russia, the SNSF and three partner organisations – the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation (MES), the Russian Foundation for Humanities (RFH) and the Russian Foundation for Basic Research (RFBR) – issued a call for Joint Research Projects (JRPs).
The 51 submitted applications were evaluated by the SNSF and the partner organisations. All in all, 25 applications were approved; the projects to be funded are distributed as follows across the different topics of the call:
- Quantum technologies and photonics; Robotics; Composites: 10
- Historical sciences; Social sciences, political sciences; Philology, study of art, study of literature: 10
- Systems biology and bioinformatics: 5
The SNSF will cover the costs of CHF 5.9 million for the Swiss part of the research and the partner organisations the costs incurred in Russie.
No further call is planned at present.