The SNSF funds over 80% of researchers from Switzerland before their first ERC grant


Researchers working in Switzerland are very successful with applications to the European Research Council (ERC). Our analysis shows: By 2019, 84% of these grantees had previously received funding from the SNSF.

The SNSF is Switzerland’s foremost research funding organisation. Grants from the SNSF’s broad spectrum of funding opportunities support researchers at various stages of their careers.