Next deadlines:

  • Medical research: 1 October 2019, 1 October 2020 (annually)
  • Health organizations: 1 October 2019, 1 October 2021 (two-yearly)

Project abstracts (maximum one page) may be submitted voluntarily by 1 September as applicable for preliminary assessment.

Applications must be accompanied by a standard cover sheet containing all relevant administrative details. The cover sheet can be downloaded here. Apart from this, applicants are free to submit their applications in a manner best suited to the needs of their project. Applications for medical research sponsorship are best based on the criteria for applications as specified by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF).

Operating costs (personnel, infrastructure) may be included in applications for grants as long as they are indispensable to the achievement of the stated goals. The Foundation does not make contributions to the general running costs of institutions and organizations.

Repeat and follow-up applications may be submitted.