ERC Starting Grants Call 2017

European CommissionERC Starting Grants aim to support up-and-coming research leaders. The call is now open.

ERC Starting Grants are designed to support excellent Principal Investigators at the career stage at which they are starting their own independent research team. Up to €1.5 mio are available for projects of up to 5 years duration. Weiterlesen

Agora – Forschung und Öffentlichkeit im Austausch

SNF 300x100Das Agora Instrument will die Wissensverbreitung sowie den Austausch von Ideen und Meinungen über wissenschaftliche Forschung fördern. Demnach werden Projekte gefördert, die Interaktionen und gegenseitiges Zuhören beinhalten und so einen Dialog zwischen den Forschenden und der Bevölkerung in Gang setzen.

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COST – 15 Actions Open for Participation

costThe COST Committee of Senior Officials (CSO) approved 15 new Actions.

These COST Actions are open for participation of Switzerland-based researchers.

More information about COST is available on the website of the State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation SERI or on the website of the COST Office.

REPIC: next deadlines for project outlines and proposals

REPICREPIC (Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Promotion
in International Cooperation) is an interdepartmental
platform for the promotion of renewable energy and energy
efficiency in international cooperation. It is a joint initiative
of three federal offices: Weiterlesen

Joint Call on Industrial Technology

ERA SynBioA cooperation between ERA-IB-2 (ERA-Net Industrial Biotechnology 2) and ERASynBio and ERA-MBT (ERA-Net Marine Biotechnology).

ERA-IB-2 (ERA-Net Industrial Biotechnology 2) launches, in cooperation with ERASynBio and ERA-MBT (ERA-Net Marine Biotechnology), a seventh international joint call for multilateral research projects using Industrial Biotechnology (IB). The main purpose of this call is to generate joint European research and development activities and to stimulate and unify researchers and academics specialised in the area of Industrial Biotechnology to work closely together and share funding and research projects. Through the collaboration between these three ERA-nets more funding will be available and the geographical coverage is expanded. Weiterlesen

IMI2 Partnering Platform has been Updated

ImiThe Innovative Medicines Initiative 2 (IMI2) Partnering Platform has been updated with future topics foreseen for the 7th and 8th IMI2 call.

The platform (set up by the German National Contact Point Life Sciences with support from the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research) provides excellent networking opportunities to prepare for the upcoming 7th and 8th IMI2 call with the following topics: Weiterlesen

IMI has launched its 6th Call for Proposals under IMI2

ImiThe 6th IMI2 Call is open for submission of project proposals.

The Call includes the following topics:

  • Development of Quantitative System Toxicology (QST) approaches to improve the understanding of the safety of new medicines
  • Establishing impact of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection, resultant disease and public health approach to reducing the consequences

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Pionierpreis 2016

PionierpreisDer Pionierpreis ist einer der wichtigsten Innovationspreise der Schweiz und wird von der Zürcher Kantonalbank und dem TECHNOPARK® Zürich gemeinsam verliehen.

Der Pionierpreis prämiert ein technisches Projekt an der Schwelle zum Markteintritt, das sich durch besondere Innovationskraft, Marktnähe und soziale Relevanz auszeichnet. Weiterlesen