Database regrouping the main funding schemes

The following is a searchable database that will enable you to find funding schemes and filter them depending on the stage you are at in your academic career, the funding body, or the type of funding desired (career, project, etc.).

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Agora - where research meets the public

SNSF
Scientific communication
Senior researcher, Postdoctoral fellow, Professor

The Agora scheme aims to foster dialogue between scientists and society. It encourages researchers to communicate their current research to an audience of lay people. Agora projects have to initiate a dialogue between researchers and the public in which they interact and listen to each other.

 

Next submission deadline

Agora Rolling Call (CHF 5’000-50'000)

Submission at any time! At least 4 months before the start of the project

 

Agora (CHF 5’000-200’000)

10.10.2022
 

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Ambizione

SNSF
Career funding
Senior researcher, Postdoctoral fellow

Ambizione grants are aimed at young researchers 1 to 4 years after their PhD who wish to conduct, manage and lead an independent project at a Swiss higher education institution. The scheme supports young researchers from Switzerland and abroad alike. Scientists holding non-professorial academic positions at higher education institutions are also eligible to submit an application.

  • An Ambizione grant covers the grantee's salary and the funds needed to carry out the project.
  • An Ambizione project grant, however, comprises only project funds.

The grants are awarded for a maximum of four years. The maximum amount for project funds is CHF 400,000 for four years.

 

Submission deadline

01 November, 5 PM

Please consult the Ambizione Regulation to determine your formal eligibility (Chapter 2 of the Regulation).

Contact hosting department as soon as possible as internal deadline may apply.

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Information for project submission

BRIDGE Discovery

Innovation
Other, Programmes, Projects
Senior researcher, Postdoctoral fellow, Professor

This funding scheme is aimed at experienced researchers from all disciplines who wish to undertake an innovative project with the potential for great social or economic impact. Researchers can submit a proposal on their own or as part of a consortium of up to three researchers.

BRIDGE Discovery funds projects for up to four years. Grants cover the salaries of project employees and research costs directly linked to the project.

 

Submission deadline

28 February 2022

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BRIDGE Proof of Concept

Innovation
Other, Programmes, Projects
Senior researcher, Postdoctoral fellow

This funding scheme is aimed at young researchers who wish to develop a product or a service on the basis of their research results.

 

Submission deadline

7 March 2022

5 September 2022

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Call for proposals for NRP 80 on "Covid-19 in Society"

SNSF
Programmes, Projects
Senior researcher, Professor

NRP 80 is primarily aimed at researchers in the humanities and social sciences. They can submit their pre-proposals until 24 January 2022.

The research programme comprises three research modules:

  • Module 1: Supporting responsible behaviour
  • Module 2: Supporting individual and collective welfare
  • Module 3: Supporting crisis management and lasting change

 

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