Overview of current calls in the area of agricultural research for development relevant for researchers based in Switzerland.
The Leading House ETH Zurich opens a call for proposals for opportunity grants supporting activities of Swiss researchers linked to specific events or incidents in the mentioned countries. Applications are accepted on a rolling base until 2020.
The call aims at developing new or consolidating existing partnerships with institutions in countries where research partnerships are so far underexplored; it is open for all scientific disciplines. Deadline for applications: 31 July 2018
Postdoc.Mobility fellowships are aimed at researchers of Swiss nationality or resident in Switzerland who have done a doctorate and who wish to enhance their research profile with a stay abroad before pursuing an academic career in Switzerland. Deadline for submissions: 1 August 2018
The goal of this call by ETH Zurich (mandated by SERI) is to establish and strengthen scientific collaboration between Swiss researchers and colleagues in one of the partner countries. Deadline for submissions: 19 August 2018
This Horizon 2020 call supports ground-breaking, ambitious research projects of excellent established Principal Investigators with a recognised track record of research achievements; it is open to all fields of research; deadline for submissions: 30 August 2018
Doc.Mobility fellowships are designed for doctoral students of Swiss nationality or resident in Switzerland who wish to enhance their scientific profile by working at a research institution abroad. Deadline for a submissions: 1 September 2018
Early Postdoc.Mobility fellowships are designed for postdocs of Swiss nationality or resident in Switzerland at the beginning of their career who wish to enhance their scientific profile by working at a research institution abroad. Deadline for submissions: 1 September 2018
This call aims at individual researchers who wish to carry out a research project up to 2 years abroad. Researchers must move from one country to another, and they have to jointly write the proposal with the host organisation. Deadline for submissions: 12 September 2018
The Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) provides project funding to enable researchers to conduct research projects on self-chosen topics and with self-chosen goals under their own responsibility; applicants can not apply for their own salaries. Deadline for application: 1 October 2018