New agreement with Sweden and Norway to facilitate cross-border research collaboration

To facilitate the cooperation between researchers from Switzerland and Sweden and Norway the SNSF has concluded an agreement with both funding agencies.

​The International Co-Investigator Scheme (formerly Money follows Cooperation Line) is now being made available for these two countries as well. Individual projects in project funding with a Swedish or Norwegian partner may also request funding for any sub-projects either in Sweden or Norway. These sub-projects must not exceed 50% of the overall budget and will likewise be financed by the SNSF. In turn, Swiss sub-projects will be financed by the Swedish Research Council or the Research Council of Norway. The rules of the relevant funding organisations shall apply. Projects with a Swedish or Norwegian research partner can be submitted starting from 1 April 2018.