Brazilian-Swiss Joint Research Programme

Eingabefrist: 17.05.2019

Im Rahmen der bilateralen Programme des Bundes führt der SNF gemeinsam mit dem Nationalen Rat für Wissenschaftliche und Technologische Entwicklung (CNPq) und dem Nationalen Rat für bundesstaatliche Förderagenturen (CONFAP) eine Ausschreibung für Joint Research Projects (JRPs) durch.

Joint Research Projects (JRPs) ermöglichen es Forschenden in der Schweiz, ein gemeinsames Forschungsprojekt mit einem Partner / einer Partnerin aus Brasilien durchzuführen.

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New Horizon 2020 Opportunities for Social Sciences and Humanities!

The updated Work Programme of the Societal Challenge 6 (Inclusive Societies) includes new topics on cultural heritage, art, and governance with deadline in 2019.

Deadline is 14 March 2019

The Societal Challenge 6 focuses on migration, socio-economic and cultural transformations in the context of the fourth industrial revolution and governance. For 2019, 24 topics are open for proposal submission. The following topics have been added recently:

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Bio-Based Industries – Annual Activity Report 2017 is Published

The Bio-Based Industries Joint Undertaking BBI JU, a strong public-private partnership has published its annual activity report 2017

2017 was a fundamental year for the Bio-Based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI JU): the organisation reached maturity and kept right on track to achieve the key objectives of de-risking investment, reaching critical mass and organising the value chains of the bio-based industries sector.

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Swiss Technology Award

Der bedeutendste Technologiepreis der Schweiz

Innovationen sind für die Schweizer Wirtschaft die entscheidenden Treiber des Fortschritts. Sie sichern unseren Wohlstand. Mit der Verleihung des Swiss Technology Award wird diese Innovationskultur unterstützt und gefördert. In drei Kategorien werden jedes Jahr herausragende technologiebasierte Innovationen und Entwicklungen von Start-ups, Hoch- und Fachhochschulen sowie etablierten Unternehmen prämiert.

Der Preis ist die wichtigste Auszeichnung für Innovation und Technologietransfer der Schweiz. Der Swiss Technology Award wurde 2007 von der Swiss Economic Forum AG übernommen und wird im Rahmen des Swiss Innovation Forum 2018 zum 30. Mal vergeben. Das professionelle Jurierungsverfahren ist seit 2016 SQS-zertifiziert.

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Japanese Government (MEXT) Research Scholarship 2019

Application deadline: 9 June, 2018

The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) offers research scholarships to international students who wish to study in Japan under the Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship Program for 2019.

As part of a reciprocal exchange, the government of Japan (MEXT) offers 1 or 2 scholarships to Switzerland for the academic year 2019. Swiss students and artists who wish to undertake research studies in a Japanese university are invited to download the documents below and to apply for a MEXT research scholarship.

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Brokerage Event on Horizon 2020 Security Calls

On 1 and 2 February 2018 the Security Mission Information & Innovation Group (SMI2G) is organising an event in Brussels to discuss on the upcoming 2018 Secure Societies calls of Horizon 2020.

This brokerage event provides a unique networking platform to stimulate innovative ideas and facilitate the creation of consortia. All Horizon 2020 Secure Societies topics will be represented.

The objective of SMI2G is to provide opportunities to create ideas and find partners for each open research call of the EU security research programme.

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Research Integrity and Open Data event on 23 November 2017 in Bern

In this event we will discuss current tendencies on Research Integrity and Open Data. On a European level, the Framework Programme Horizon 2020 fosters these concepts in the areas Research Infrastructure and Science with and for Society. In Switzerland, Research Integrity and Open Data are important issues for institutions such as the National Science Foundation and the Academies of Arts and Sciences.

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European Process Industry Conference

The conference is taking place 19 September 2017 in Brussels. Register now, places are limited.

This conference gathers all relevant stakeholders for the European Process Industry. This event – open to all interested stakeholders – will be dedicated to picturing the future EU Process Industry and what can be implemented if appropriate investments are met.

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Public Stakeholder Consultation for Young Scientists on Horizon 2020

How do young scientists and the youth perceive Horizon 2020? Please take a minute to fill in the questionnaire of the European Commission. The results will be taken into account for the interim evaluation of the 8th Framework Programme.

Amongst others, the questions to the youth and young researchers are:

  • what is your perception on science and research in schools?
  • what are the major challenges for young researchers?
  • on which societal challenges should the EU funds focus in the future?
  • on which criteria should Horizon 2020 research funding be awarded to researchers?
  • which aspects represent potential benefits of participating in Horizon 2020?

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Cybersecurity Information Event – 16-05-2017, 13:45–18:00 in Bern

The European Cyber Security Organisation and Horizon 2020

Cybersecurity is becoming more and more important in Horizon 2020. This is evidenced by a contractual Public-Private-Partnership (cPPP) that has been signed by the European Commission and the European Cyber Security Organisation (ECSO) in July 2016. The cPPP will trigger up to €1.8 billion of investment by 2020 and is crucial for topics on cybersecurity in Horizon 2020.

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