Funding Opportunities

The SPI Exploratory Grants support Swiss-based scientists active in polar regions (including remote high-altitude regions such as the Andes and the Himalayas) by allowing them to launch short-term new ideas, fund additional field work, or launch new collaborations. 

Deadline for proposals is 19 October 2020.

The SPI Technogrants support Swiss groups developing, improving, or adapting technologies relevant for research in polar regions (and other extreme environments such as remote high-altitude regions).

Deadline for proposals is 19 October 2020.

For 2020, the Digital Research Infrastructure for the Arts and Humanities (DARIAH) has selected two streams of funding on 'Arts Exchanges' and 'Arts, Humanities and COVID-19.'

Deadline for submission is 18 September 2020.

The long-standing Prix Schläfli is awarded by the Swiss Academy of Sciences (SCNAT) to young scientists for excellent articles resulting from PhDs in Biology, Chemistry, Geosciences, and Mathematics. 

Deadline to submit nominations is 31 October 2020.

With its project funding scheme, the Swiss National Science Foundation enables researchers to independently conduct research projects with topics and goals of their own choice.

Deadline to apply is 1 October. 

The Global Programme Food Security of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) is looking for innovative initiatives to contribute to food systems’ improvements and transformative and sustainable impacts on poor people. In order to do so the SDC launches four Calls for Proposals.

Deadline to submit is 28 August 2020.

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