FUNDING

Bridging Grant

Call for Bridging Grants with China, Japan, South Korea and the ASEAN region - by ETH Zurich
Research Area    Open to All Scientific Disciplines and Fields of Research
Support Details    Max. 25 kCHF / up to 12 months
Target Group
  1. All scientists of Swiss federal and cantonal universities, universities of applied sciences and universities of teachers’ education, as well as public research institutions

  2. Scientists affiliated with a university or a public research institute from one of the partner countries (China, Japan, South Korea, ASEAN member states)

  3. The collaborating partner must hold a faculty or senior scientist position or a doctoral degree (Ph.D. or equivalent) with several years of research experience
Open Call    Deadline of application: December 31st 2017

Mobility

Young Researchers' Exchange Programme Between Korea and Switzerland – by ETH Zurich & NRF
Research Area Open to all scientific fields (including social sciences and humanities)
Support Details Monthly allowance of CHF 2’500 (KRW 2’500’000) for 3 months and international air ticket of max. CHF 2’000 (KRW 2’500’000)
Target Group
  1. Full-time (employed principal investigators) PhD Students and young postdocs from Korean universities OR

  2. PhD Students and young postdocs from Swiss universities, universities of applied sciences and research institutes

Open Call Deadline of application: November 06th 2017

International Short Visits – by SNSF & NRF
Research Area No topical restrictions
Duration of the Support One week to three months
Target Group
  1. hold a doctorate (or a comparable degree)

  2. be employed as a researcher in his/her home institution

  3. establish or renew cooperation between home & guest institution as a result

  4. must not have received a grant under this scheme within the last three years
Open Call Open all year round

Research Seed Funding

Scientific Exchanges – SNSF
Research Area No topical restrictions
Duration of the Support Duration of workshop
Target Group
  1. hold a doctorate (or a comparable degree)

  2. be employed as a researcher in his/her home institution

Open Call Open all year round
Deadline 4 April 2017.

Research Project Funding

Switzerland -Korea Joint Research Projects (JRPs) – by SNSF & NRF
Research Area Research Areas for 2018 are under discussion
Duration of the Support 3 years
Open Call To be open at the second half year 2018

Sinergia – by SNSF (for Switzerland)
Research Area No topical restrictions
Duration of the Support From 1 to 4 years
Target Group
  1. Sinergia is aimed at established research groups

  2. Project should consist of three to four sub-projects under the responsibility of a total of three to four research groups
  3. One of the research groups may be based outside Switzerland and work abroad if there is no group with the required knowledge and the same level of expertise within Switzerland.

Open Call Open;
Deadline June 1st, 2017 and December 1st, 2017

Global Research Network (GRN) – by NRF
Research Area Social Science, Natural Science(mathematics, earth science, pharmaceutics and medical included)
Duration of the Support 1-3 years
Supports Details Annually up to KRW 100,000,000 (85,200 CHF) Nat. Science

Annually up to KRW 80,000,000 (68,200 CHF) Soc. Science

Target Group For the Natural Science project, Korean Principal Investigator should be within 7 years from PhD (earned Ph.D. after 1st January 2007) or not older than 40 years old.
Open Call Annually opening in Spring

Global Research Lab (GRL) – by NRF
Research Area Topics have not been determined yet for the 2015 call
Duration of the Support Maximum  years (3+3 years)
Supports Details Annually up to KRW 500,000,000 (410,000 CHF)
Open Call Annually opening in Spring

Innovation R&D Funding

Switzerland -Korea Joint Call for R&D Innovation – by CTI & KIAT
Research Area Open
Requirements The consortia should demonstrate:

  • Complementary technological excellence and qualification of the partners
  • Sustainability of the partnership and intensity of the collaboration between the partners
  • Management ability of the consortia to successfully carry out the project and implement the results
  • Mutual advancement of R&D through the transfer of knowledge and expertise
  • Added value for the participants from both countries in a balanced way
Open Call The 2017 call is now closed
Deadline

Human Frontier Science Program R&D Funding

Young Investigators’ Grants – by HFSP
Research Area open
Duration of the Support 3 years
Target Group Team of researchers (all of whom are within the first five years after obtaining an independent laboratory.
Support Details Annually up to $450,000 per year
Open Call The 2017 call is now closed.

Program Grants – by HFSP
Research Area open
Duration of the Support 3 years
Target Group Teams of scientists at any stage of their careers
Support Details Annually up to $450,000 per year
Open Call The 2017 call is now closed.

Long-Term or Cross-Disciplinary Fellowships (Postdoctoral) – by HFSP
Research Area open
Duration of the Support 3 years
Supports Details Funds of 300,000 USD over three years
Target Group Applicants with a Ph.Dc
Open Call The 2017 call is now closed.

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