Funding Opportunities

The Swiss Programme for International Research by Scientific Investigation Teams promotes team-oriented cross-border research.

Pre-proposals are welcome year-round.

The European Commission has launched a €1 billion call for research and innovation projects that respond to the climate crisis and help protect Europe's unique ecosystems and biodiversity.

Deadline to submit is 26 January 2021.

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.

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.

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