Research Funding

Explore the most popular research funding opportunities. Important: to get access to the toolkits, please login on Google with your EPFL email address.

Next call deadlines with access to the application toolkits

BRIDGE Discovery

18.02.2019: letter of intent; 08.04.2019: full proposal // Are you an experienced researcher with a clear and innovative idea?

Innosuisse Innovation Projects

Rolling call deadlines each month // Innosuisse helps leverage your innovation: We support science-based innovation projects carried out by companies – particularly SMEs – working with public-sector research partners.

Search all Toolkits

Funding opportunities by alphabetic order

Are you an experienced researcher with a clear and innovative idea? And would you like to start a project to develop the necessary foundations and to develop it further? Then BRIDGE Discovery is just what you are looking for.

Have you earned your spurs as a young researcher and come up with an idea for developing your research results into a marketable product?

COST Actions (European Cooperation in Science and Technology) is a funding organisation for research and innovation networks.

The Fondation Latsis Internationale grants CHF 50’000.- for organizing a scientific symposium.

EUREKA promotes and supports market-oriented international R&D&I project generation.

Gebert Rüf Stiftung was established by entrepreneur Heinrich Gebert as a science and innovation foundation. Its objective is to promote «Switzerland as a top location for business and as a place to live» (purpose article).

Horizon 2020 is the EU funding programme for research and innovation running from 2014 to 2020 with a €80 billion budget.
The purpose of the Hasler Foundation is to promote information and communications technology (ICT) for the well-being and benefit of Switzerland as an intellectual and industrial centre. The Foundation aims to play an active role in ensuring that Switzerland continues to take a leading position in science and technology in the future.

Innosuisse helps leverage your innovation: we support science-based innovation projects carried out by companies – particularly SMEs – working with public-sector research partners.

Fondation Leenaards supports people and institutions in the fields of culture, aging and biomedical science in the Lake Geneva region. The annual Leenaards Prize for Translational Medical Research is awarded to collaborative projects, which investigate a clinical problem, linking it to a component of advanced basic research.

The purpose of our Foundation is to foster medical-biological science by means of financial support for research projects conducted at Swiss universities in the field of medicine and medically oriented biology/biochemistry.

The aim of the FreeNovation programme is to promote creative and disruptive projects. It is addressed to researchers based in Switzerland.

Your first step towards scientific independence!

The stepping stone to your professorship!

PRIMA grants are aimed at excellent women researchers who show a high potential for obtaining a professorship. PRIMA grantees conduct an independent research project with their own team at a Swiss research institution.

Make your ideas reality with the SNSF! 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.
Sinergia promotes the interdisciplinary collaboration of two to four research groups that propose breakthrough research.
The SPIRIT programme facilitates knowledge exchange between Swiss researchers and researchers in selected countries that are receiving development assistance.
Supporting innovative cancer research projects is one of the core tasks of the two partner organisations – the Swiss Cancer League and the Swiss Cancer Research foundation.
The Grants Learning Center is your gateway to the federal grants world.

Contact

Research Office

Av. Auguste-Piccard 1

CH - 1015 Lausanne


Contact: [email protected]