Market of traditional grains in Kastamonu, Turkey (Photo: Alessandra Giuliani)

Current Calls

Overview of current calls in the area of agricultural research for development  relevant for researchers based in Switzerland.

Call: Swiss Programme for International Research by Scientific Investigation Teams (SPIRIT)

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

Call: Submission of abstracts and workshops for Tropentag 2020

the organisers of Tropentag 2020 (9.-11.09.2020 in Prague) call for the submission of abstracts of original research or of proposals for workshops related to the theme "Can agroecological farming feed the world?"; deadline: 3 May 2020

Call: Sinergia

The Sinergia programm of SNSF promotes the interdisciplinary collaboration of two to four research groups that propose breakthrough research; deadline for submissions: 1 June 2020

Deadline: 30.04.2020

Call: Engineering for Development (E4D) Doctoral Scholarships

The E4D doctoral scholarships promote doctoral research for the benefit of underprivileged people in low-income countries. It awards two scholarships per year. Deadline for concept note submission: 30 April 2020

Deadline: 15.05.2020

Sustainable Development – International Bachelor and Master Summer School

The Centre for Development and Environment of the University of Bern is organizing this summer school to offer students a chance to deepen their knowledge of sustainable development and to acqure the competencies needed to act as change agents; deadline for applications 15 May 2020

Deadline: 30.06.2020

Call for Proposals: Globalstars

The Globalstars call invites joint R&D projects within the scope: “Key Enabling Technologies for Healthcare, Agriculture and Water”. Focus: Industry-led R&D projects addressing a societal challenge or need, leading to innovative, affordable and marketable solutions. Deadline for submissions: 30 June 2020


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