Experimental maize field at the CIMMYT Station in Agua Fría near Poza Rica, State of Veracruz, Mexico (Photo: Marco D’Alessandro)

Other Funding Opportunities

Swiss Programme for Research on Global Issues for Development (r4d.ch)
r4d.ch is being implemented jointly by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF). The joint programme supports relevant research for development aimed at solving global problems in poor countries. It consists of five thematic modules and a module for research without pre-defined topics. An interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary approach and implementation in policy and practice are important features of the programme

Swiss National Science Foundation
The Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) is Switzerland’s leading provider of scientific research funding. It supports basic research in all disciplines. It also invests in applied research in various scientific fields.
Only for scientists working in Switzerland!

European Union Framework Programmes for Research
Information by the State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation SERI on Swiss participation

Bilateral Cooperation Programmes
The State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation SERI has set up bilateral research cooperation programs with various non-European countries around the globe. Swiss institutions of higher education can apply.

swissuniversities Development and Cooperation Network (SUDAC)
The SUDAC programme seeks targeted support for collaboration between the various types of Swiss higher education institutions and their partners from the Global South by promoting the development of 'Consortia for Education and Research'.


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