Overview of current calls in the area of agricultural research for development relevant for researchers based in Switzerland.
The SPIRIT programme promotes team-oriented cross-border research of Swiss researchers and researchers in selected countries that are receiving development assistance; submission of pre-proposals: all year round
The Global Programme Food Security of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) is launching four calls for proposals for innovative initiatives to contribute to food systems’ improvements and transformative and sustainable impacts on poor people. Deadline for submissions: 28 August 2020.
Innovation partnership grants support the establishment of cooperation between Swiss researchers from universities, universities of applied sciences or public research institutes with non-academic innovation agents in the countries mentioned above. Deadline for submission: 30 July 2020.
ERC Advanced Grants support ground-breaking, ambitious research projects of excellent established Principal Investigators with a recognised track record of research achievements; deadline for submissions: 26 August 2020
The call awards project funding for research questions related to the COVID-19 pandemic. It comprises comprises all scientific fields. Deadline for submission: 30 August 2020.
the fellowships are designed for doctoral students based in Switzerland who wish to enhance their scientific profile by working at a research institution abroad; deadline for submission: 1 September 2020
the fellowships are designed for early-career postdocs based in Switzerland who wish to enhance their scientific profile by working at a research institution abroad; deadline for submissions: 1 September 2020
This call aims at individual researchers who wish to carry out a research project up to two years abroad. Researchers can have any nationality, but must move from one country to another. Deadline: 9 September 2020.
Bridging grants can fund the preparation of a joint project proposal for submission to large funding agencies or to develop established and long-term partnerships between two institutions or chairs. Deadline for submissions: 30 September 2020
Under the project funding scheme, qualified researchers define their research themes and objectives themselves and conduct their project under their own responsibility. Submission deadline: 1 October 2020
this call by the r4d programme allows teams of r4d researchers and implementing partners to make use of the knowledge, tools and technologies developed within r4d projects through translation and implementation initiatives; deadline for submissions: 12 October 2020