SNSF - Advanced Grants 2023

Servizio ricerca e trasferimento del sapere

Submission deadline: 31 Gennaio 2024

Deadline: 31 January 2024
On behalf of the federal government, the SNSF is launching another call for SNSF Advanced Grants in 2023. The SNSF Advanced call is aimed at researchers who intended to apply for an ERC Advanced Grant. This call is aimed at established researchers with an outstanding track-record over the last 10 years. It is open to researchers of any nationality from any discipline and topic.
Advanced grants fund bottom-up, high-risk/high-gain projects conducted in Switzerland.

  • The host institution must be established in Switzerland as a legal entity (public or private).
  • Higher education institutions or non-commercial research institutions in Switzerland are eligible.
  • The host institution must commit to employing the applicant for at least the project's duration, even after reaching the retirement age if applicable.
  • The applicant's employment at a Swiss research institution must be at least 50% of their working time.

Funding and Duration
The budget can be up to CHF 1.9 million for a period of up to 5 years. Additional funding of up to CHF 870’000 may be requested for
a) costs in connection with the move to Switzerland;
b) the acquisition or use of scientific infrastructure/major equipment;
c) other major experimental and field work costs, excluding personnel costs.  
Timeline of the call
Opening of the call: 6 November, 2023
Pre-registration deadline: 15 December
Submission deadline: 31 January, 2024
Invitation to write a rebuttal letter: Mid- August
Communication of results: December 2024
Earliest project start: 1 January 2025
More information
SNSF website
Martina Pestoni