Nature Research, in partnership with Merck, have established The Spinoff Prize to showcase and celebrate global excellence in the commercialisation of research through the creation of university spinoff companies.
Die nächste Ausschreibung von BRIDGE Proof of Concept ist bis am 9. März 2020 geöffnet. Innosuisse und der SNF öffnen derweil die vierte Ausschreibung des Förderungsangebots BRIDGE Discovery bis zum 27. April 2020.
The Geneva ecosystem gathers a rich variety of International Organizations, NGOs, foundations, networks, academic institutions and private sector actors that, together, have the potential to design impactful solutions to some of the most complex challenges of the 21st century. The Geneva Science-Policy Interface supports this work by facilitating opportunities for collaboration and partnership between Geneva-based international policy actors and scientific institutions in Switzerland and beyond.
There are webinars on all call topics as well as IMI’s rules and procedures and opportunities for SMEs in IMI2 – Call 20.
More Information and Registration (registration is free but obligatory via the webinar page)
ASSEMBLE Plus offers access to over 30 marine stations and institutes in 15 countries across Europe for basic and applied research in the marine science field. The 6th call for Transnational Access is now open until 9 February 2020.
Die nächste Bewerbungsfrist für „First Ventures“, dem Förderprogramm der Gebert Rüf Stiftung für Absolvent/innen von Fachhochschulen, endet am 15. Mai 2020. Es richtet sich an Bachelor- und Masterstudierende, die in ihrer Abschlussarbeit eine innovative Geschäftsidee entwickeln. Die Gewinner/innen profitieren im Erfolgsfall von CHF 150’000 und einem individuell abgestimmten Businesscoaching. Alle Informationen zum Programm sind hier zu finden.
The Energy – Economy – Society (EES) research programme promotes application-oriented research in the field of energy policy. To this end the EES focuses on economic, social, psychological and political issues throughout the energy sector supply chain. EES elaborates calls to fund innovative socio-economic research projects that address relevant energy-policy questions for Switzerland. In line with the Federal Energy Research Masterplan for the period from 2017 to 2020 and with the „Energy research concept of the Swiss Federal Office of Energy„, EES defines research priorities through its calls. For this call, the Directive on the submission and evaluation of applications for financial support of energy research, pilot and demonstration projects applies.
The call is organised by I4MS “ICT Innovation for Manufacturing SMEs”, the EU initiative to digitalise the manufacturing industry. The deadline for applications‘ submission is on 1 March 2020.
This opportunity is particularly interesting for SMEs and start-up working in the interface between ICT and manufacturing.
Please find more information here.
The research in the field of electricity production, conversion, storage and application is covered by a number of specific research programmes. The challenge regarding the electricity grid is finding a way to combine individual technologies into an efficient overall system, which is interoperable, safe and reliable. Technological issues in electricity grids and systems are the focus of the SFOE grids research programme; interfaces to other energy carriers are also considered.