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    Currently no call open

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 Call will open in September 2018

International Short Visits – by SNSF & NRF
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

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 Call will open in December 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 all year round
Deadline Every year 1st June and 1st December

Global Research Network (GRN) – by NRF
Research Area All disciplines
Duration of the Support Unilateral

1-3 years

Supports Details 100 million KRW annually for projects in the sciences and engineering

80 million KRW annually for projects in the humanities and social sciences

Target Group

Principal investigator : Must be affiliated with a Korean university or research institute

Joint researchers : While researchers from both domestic and foreign institutions are eligible for funding, at least one member of the research team must be affiliated with a foreign university or research institute

Open Call Open — Contact NRF R&D cooperation team

Global Research Lab (GRL) – by NRF
Research Area All disciplines
Duration of the Support 9 years (2+3+4 years)
Supports Details KRW 5~15 billion per project
Open Call Open — contact NRF R&D cooperation team

Innovation R&D Funding

Switzerland -Korea Joint Call for R&D Innovation – by INNOSUISSE & 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
  • Capability to exploit the results of the project on the market
Open Call Call open. Check Innosuisse (Swiss partners) and KIAT (Korean partners) websites for more information
Deadline 10th August 2018

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 Currently no open call

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 Currently no open call

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 Currently no open call

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