Swissnex in San Francisco Startup Bootcamps powered by Innosuisse  
With over a decade of experience accelerating the international success of companies such as Mindmaze, faceshift, and Ava, Swissnex in San Francisco is equipped to support Swiss startups at various stages of their journey. Apply to be part of one of the four industry-tailored bootcamps coming up in 2024 and dive into the startup scene of the US West Coast. 
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Swissnex in Brazil open call: swisstech @ Web Summit Rio 2024 
Swissnex in Brazil, with Presence Switzerland, Innosuisse, Switzerland Global Enterprise, and digitalswitzerland, will unite startups and partners once again under the roof of the swisstech Pavilion. Web Summit Rio 2024 expects a global audience of 30,000+ attendees, 500+ investors, 740+ journalists, 90+ countries, 170+ partners, and 970+ startups. Swissnex is actively seeking 10 Swiss technology-based startups dedicated to shaping a sustainable tomorrow. We invite you to seize this opportunity to showcase your groundbreaking ideas and solutions on an international stage. 
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Swissnex in Boston & New York open call: Climate Collider 
Climate Collider is an unparalleled startup exchange program powered by Swissnex in Boston and New York and Innosuisse. In this program, selected startups will embark on a transformative journey to Boston and Houston – hubs of groundbreaking energy initiatives. In each location, you'll immerse yourself in the vibrant ecosystem, connecting with and learning from US startups in the energy sector. Engage with investors, gain valuable feedback, and contribute to the growth of the Swiss-US climatetech community. Taking place in Boston from March 18–24, 2024 (part one) and in Houston March 25–27, 2024 (part two). The application process consists of a written application as well as a 30-minute interview to be completed before 22 January 2024. 
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Leading House South Asia and Iran: Call for Research Partnership Grants 2023
Research Partnership Grants aim to offer support to Swiss researchers who are interested in entering into research collaborations with institutional partners located in any of the nine countries that fall within the mandate region of this Leading House: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Iran, the Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
Deadline: January 15, 2024 
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Leading House for the Latin American Region: Early-Career Grant 2023/2024
The Early-Career Grant, former Mobility Grant, specifically targets emerging researchers (PostDocs and PhD students). It allows for the integration of the next generation of scientists in international collaboration, helps to build new networks through personal contacts and mutual trust, and makes partnerships more sustainable. Furthermore, Early-Career Grants offer a possibility to encourage Swiss researchers to boost their studies with a stay and fieldwork in Latin America without being part of a team or academic group.
Budget: up to CHF 7,000
Deadline: January 31, 2024, 23:59 (CET) 
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Leading House Asia: 2023 Special Call for Applied Research Partnership Grants
The grants support applied research projects with partner institutions. The collaboration can be based on a new partnership or on an existing partnership and the goal is to allow researchers to conduct feasibility studies or pilot projects in order to apply for grants from other funding agencies or to establish long-term cooperation.
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European Space Agency (ESA) - Continuously Open Research Announcements (CORA)
ESA research announcements are the official access routes for institutional users to use research facilities managed by ESA's Directorate of Human and Robotic Exploration. The Science Department of ESA’s Human Spaceflight and Exploration Directorate recently undertook an extensive exercise to create a new strategy, focusing on a set of newly-defined goals to positively shape its research programme and maximise research. Further information

ERA-IB-2 (ERA-Net Industrial Biotechnology 2) hat, in Kooperation mit ERASynBio und ERA-MBT (ERA-Net Marine Biotechnology), einen siebten gemeinsamen, transnationalen Projektaufruf für multilaterale Forschungsprojekte gestartet, welche industrielle Biotechnologien (IB) anwenden.
Gemeinsamer Projektaufruf unter der Federführung von ERA-IB-2