Synapsis Foundation, Principal Investigator Grants and Career Development Awards

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Submission deadline: 25 Giugno 2023

Principal Investigator Grants: Support of innovative projects of established research teams

Career Development Awards: Support advanced postdoctoral researchers at Swiss Universities and Research Institutions seeking to establish themselves as independent researchers in the field of neurodegenerative disorders

Research Topics

  • Basic research in genetics, molecular and cell biology of Alzheimer's disease and other neurodegenerative diseases.
  • Innovative clinical approaches for the pre-symptomatic diagnosis or treatment of neurodegenerative diseases

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applications can only be submitted by scientists working at a university or other research institution located in Switzerland. In the case of Career Development Awards, funding in an EMBO Member Country is possible, but only in a second phase (following the first phase at a Swiss institution);
  • Only one project per main applicant is funded at a time;
  • Researchers can only apply if they did not receive any funds from Synapsis Foundation for at least one year at the time of application.

Evaluation Criteria:

  • Originality and innovation
  • Scientific quality
  • Feasibility
  • Experience and past performance

For more information, please contact: Anna Lazzarinetti and visit the dedicated webpage.