Competitive Foundations

Contact Person: Ms. Janice Casarella

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  • Architecture

      Details Research areas/ fields

    Alzheimer Svizzera

    Project grants

    It promotes Alzheimer research on a social and individual level. Epidemiology, economy, Health,  ethics, law, communication

    AXA Research Fund

    Chair

    Its aim is to create a dedicated full-time senior academic position in an institution. Health, Environment, New Technologies, Socio-Economics

    AXA Research Fund

    Fellowships

    The aim is to support young promising researchers on a priority topic aligned with AXA and the Society. Health, Environment, New Technologies, Socio-Economics

    Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

    Project grants

    Grand Challenges which foster innovation to solve key health and development problems. Health and development

    Gebert Rüf Stiftung

    Project grants

    Gebert Rüf Stiftung promotes innovation for the benefit of Switzerland’s economy and society. Innovation, market-oriented

    IKEA Foundation Switzerland

    Fellowships abroad

    Scholarships for further education abroad.

    Architecture, design, arts

    IKEA Foundation Switzerland

    Project grants

    Financial grants for creative projects. Architecture, design, arts

    Metis Fondazione Sergio Mantegazza

    Project grants

    Its aim to support purposes of public utility mainly in Ticino. Culture field, medical research

     

  • Biomedicine

      Details Research areas/ Fields

    Alzheimer Svizzera

    Project grants

    It promotes Alzheimer research on a social and individual level. Epidemiology, Economy, Health,  Ethics, Law, Communication

    AXA Research Fund

    Chair

    Its aim to create a dedicated full-time senior academic position in an institution. Health, Environment, New Technologies, Socio-Economics

    AXA Research Fund

    Fellowships

    The aim is to support young promising researchers on a priority topic aligned with AXA and the Society. Health, Environment, New Technologies, Socio-Economics

    Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

    Project grants

    Grand Challenges which foster innovation to solve key health and development problems.

    Health and development

    Cogito Foundation

    Project grants

    The goal is to encourage dialogue between science & technology and humanities & social sciences. Science-Technology and humanities

    EMBO

    Fellowships

    Fellowships fund long and short research exchanges between laboratories in eligible countries. Life science

    EMBO

    Young investigator

    Networking & Support Programme. Life science

    Fondazione Pierre Mercier pour la science

    Project grants

    It supports original scientific projects, mainly in fundamental, applied or clinical research in the biomedical field. Biomedicine

    Fondazione San Salvatore

    Project grants

    It funds reseasrch projects for the treatment of malignant forms of cancer. Onchology

    Fondazione Svizzera di Cardiologia

    Research grants

    The foundation supports research for sperimental and clinical projects. Biomedicine, Cardiology

    Fondazione svizzera per la ricerca sulle malattie muscolari

    Project grants

    It supports basic, translational and clinical biomedical research related to muscle and neuromuscular diseases in Swiss Institutions, including projects aiming at improving diagnosis of these diseases. Biomedicine

    Fondation pour la recherce Nuovo-Soldati

    Fellowships

    Grants to support young medical researchers with a project focused on the cancer cell. Onchology

    IBSA Foundation

    Fellowships

    It supports awards and special projects consistent with IBSA mission. Dermatology, Endocrinology, Fertility, Orthopaedics-Rheumatology and Pain Medicine

    Käthe Zingg-​Schwichtenberg Fund

    Project grants

    It allows grantees to explore innovative research ideas, to realize a small, independent pilot project and/or to prepare their own project proposal to be submitted to a larger funding agency.  Biomedical ethics

    Lega contro il cancro

    Project grants

    It funds research projects in clinical, psychosocial and epidemiological research linked with Cancer. Medicine, Cancer

    Metis Fondazione Sergio Mantegazza

    Project grants

    It aims at supporting purposes of public utility mainly in Ticino. Culture field, Medical research

    Novartis

    Project grants

    It funds research projects conducted at Swiss universities. Medicine, biology, biochemistry

    Novartis

    Fellowships abroad

    It funds research fellowships abroad for postdocs. Medicine, biology, biochemistry

    Swiss Accademies af Arts and Sciences

    Project grants

    Its aim is to encourage reflection on challenging issues in medicine and help shape developments. Clinical research, Biomedical ethics, Neurosciences, Health services research, Medical imaging

    Synapsi Foundation - AFS

    Project grants

    The foundation aim is to support Swiss research in the field of Alzheimer's disease and other neurodegenerative diseases. Alzheimer research

    Telethon

    Project grants

    It funds research in the reare desease area. Rare desease

    Wellcome Trust

    Project grants

    It supports researchers to develop and test innovative ways of making health research open, accessible and reusable. Innovative approaches to health research

     

  • Communication

      Details Research area/ Fields

    Alzheimer Svizzera

    Project grants

    It promotes Alzheimer research on a social and individual level. Epidemiology, economy, Health,  ethics, law, communication

    AXA Research Fund

    Chair

    It aims at creating a dedicated full-time senior academic position in an institution. Health, Environment, New Tech, Socio-Economics

    AXA Research Fund

    Fellowships

    The AXA Fellowship is a funding scheme aiming at supporting young promising researchers on a priority topic aligned with AXA and the Society. Health, Environment, New Tech, Socio-Economics

    Bill & Melinda Gates Foudation

    Project grants

    Grand Challenges which foster innovation to solve key health and development problems. Health and development

    Cogito Foundation

    Project grants

    The goal is to encourage the dialogue between science & technology, and humanities & social sciences.

    Science-Technology and humanities

    Facebook Research

    Project grants

    Facebook invites academics to propose research in specific areas that align with the mission of building community and bringing the world closer together. Depends on the Call

    Gebert Rüf Stiftung

    Project grants

    It promotes innovation for the benefit of Switzerland’s economy and society. Innovation, market-oriented

    Hasler Foundation

    Project grants

    The foundationn's purpose is to promote information and communications technology (ICT) for the well-being and benefit of Switzerland as an intellectual and industrial centre. ICT

    Helmut Horten Stiftung

    Project grants

    The foundation's purpose is to promote health care through grants to medical centres, hospitals, and other institutions within the health care system. Health care

    Promozione Salute Svizzera

    Project grants

    Initiate, coordinate and evaluate measures to promote health and prevent disease. Health

    Wellcome Trust

    Project grants

    This funding supports researchers to develop and test innovative ways of making health research open, accessible and reusable. Innovative approaches to health research

     

  • Economy

      Details Research area/ Fields

    Alzheimer Svizzera

    Project grants

    It promotes Alzheimer research on a social and individual level. Epidemiology, economy, Health,  ethics, law, communication

    AXA Research Fund

    Chair

    It aims at creating a dedicated full-time senior academic position in an institution. Health, Environment, New Tech, Socio-Economics

    AXA Research Fund

    Fellowships

    The AXA Fellowship is a funding scheme aiming at supporting young promising researchers on a priority topic aligned with AXA and the Society. Health, Environment, New Tech, Socio-Economics

    Bill & Melinda Gates Foudation

    Project grants

    Grand Challenges which foster innovation to solve key health and development problems. Health and development

    Facebook Research

    Project grants

    Facebook invites academics to propose research in specific areas that align with the mission of building community and bringing the world closer together. Depends on the Call

    Gebert Rüf Stiftung

    Project grants

    It promotes innovation for the benefit of Switzerland’s economy and society. Innovation, market-oriented

    Wellcome Trust

    Project grants

    This funding supports researchers to develop and test innovative ways of making health research open, accessible and reusable. Innovative approaches to health research

     

  • Informatics

      Details Research areas/ Fields

    Alzheimer Svizzera

    Project grants

    It promotes Alzheimer research on a social and individual level. Epidemiology, Economy, Health,  Ethics, Law, Communication

    AXA Research Fund

    Chair

    It aims at creating a dedicated full-time senior academic position in an institution. Health, Environment, New Tech, Socio-Economics

    AXA Research Fund

    Fellowships

    The AXA Fellowship is a funding scheme aiming at supporting young promising researchers on a priority topic aligned with AXA and the Society. Health, Environment, New Tech, Socio-Economics

    Bill & Melinda Gates Foudation

    Project grants

    Grand Challenges which foster innovation to solve key health and development problems. Health and development

    Cogito Foundation

    Project grants

    The goal is to encourage the dialogue between science & technology, and humanities & social sciences. Science-Technology and humanities

    Facebook Research

    Project grants

    Facebook invites academics to propose research in specific areas that align with the mission of building community and bringing the world closer together. Depends on the Call

    Gebert Rüf Stiftung

    Project grants

    It promotes innovation for the benefit of Switzerland’s economy and society. Innovation, market-oriented

    Hasler Foundation

    Project grants

    The foundation purpose  is to promote information and communications technology (ICT) for the well-being and benefit of Switzerland as an intellectual and industrial centre. ICT

    Simons Foundation

    Project grants

    The program is intended to support high-risk theoretical mathematics, physics and computer science projects of exceptional promise and scientific importance on a case-by-case basis. Computer science