Overview of funding by Funders
University of Fribourg
Matching funds, preparation of projects, support of new and development of existing research focuses (larger amounts).
International scientific exchange, support of research activities (smaller amounts).
Fellowships for doctoral students who wish to conduct part of their doctoral studies abroad.
Funding is granted by the Commission for the Promotion of Research of the university of Fribourg.
Deadlines: 1st March and 1st September
Masters, PhD or postdoc scholarships for foreigners living abroad to come to the University of Fribourg.
Certain scientific meetings, courses, seminars and workshops.
Certain scientific publications.
Research, projects and events supporting special needs of the University.
- Canton of Fribourg
Research and communication projects, infrastructure, fellowships and career development in all disciplines.
Science-based innovation projects support carried out by companies – particularly SMEs – working with public-sector research partners.
Long-term research partnerships between Swiss universities and institutions in countries of strategic importance to Switzerland.
published by the Swiss National Science Foundation.
Joint projects between Swiss researchers and researchers from the enlarged European Union.
Scholarships to foreign graduates in all disciplines for postgraduate study or research in Switzerland.
Research and development projects, infrastructure and career development across broad fields. Since January 1, 2014 the EU Framework Programme Horizon 2020 (2014-2020) is funding instruments like the Marie-Curie Actions, the European Research Council (ERC) and the Enterprise Europe Network (EEN).
At the moment the Ninth Framework Programme, Horizon Europe (2021-2017), is being prepared.
Switzerland is working towards an association with this programme, but decisions on status are still pending. The SERI recommends to participate already in the first calls for proposals.
Market-oriented R&D and innovation projects in all technological disciplines.
Joint activities for networks of nationally funded research projects across broad fields.
ESF changed function and delivers now an expert service across all sectors of the science community (Research Grant Evaluation, European Projects Coordination, Institutional Evaluation). They still run a funding programme (Fight Kids Cancer).
SMEs, which devote over 10% of their turnover to R&D activities, can work with European research teams through Eurostars and improve their competitive capacity in the field of knowledge and innovation. SME and Universities are financed 50%.
AAL supports research into innovative and marketable technological solutions which allow older people to maintain the standard of living they are used to and continue living independently in their own homes for as long as possible. Universities and SME are financed to 50%.
Research and education projects, training, fellowships and career development in all non-medical fields of science and engineering.
Research and education projects, training, fellowships and career development in the medical and behavioral sciences.
International Fellowships and career development in research domains related to drug abuse.
Research projects, fellowships and career development for postdocs in the life sciences.
Manufacturing and processing technology R&D projects, international consortium building, coaching.