Call for seed money grants with South Asia and Iran 2018 – Deadline: 31 July 2018

This seed money call aims at developing new or consolidating existing partnerships with institutions in countries where research partnerships are so far underexplored. As there is no notable research collaboration between the Swiss scientific community and its counterparts in the designated countries other than India, seed money grants will be utilised to stimulate partnerships in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Iran, the Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.

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Welcome to the Leading House South Asia and Iran

The ZHAW is the Leading House for research collaboration with partner institutions in South Asia and Iran. Mandated by the State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) in 2017, the ZHAW promotes and fosters scientific cooperation with key institutions in South Asia and Iran during the funding period 2017-2020. The South Asia region includes Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, the Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka, with Iran as an additional country.

All scientists from Swiss federal and cantonal universities, universities of applied sciences and universities of teacher education, as well as public research institutions, are eligible to apply. Calls are open for activities in all scientific disciplines and fields of research.

Detailed information about the funding instruments, modalities attached to these and how to apply for grants you will find here.