Japanese – Swiss Young Researchers’ Exchange Programme
Doctoral students (and in exceptional cases post-doctoral and Master students) from Swiss universities, universities of applied sciences and public research institutes are invited to apply for these grants which will cover travel costs and a monthly living allowance for a research stay at a Japanese university or research laboratory. The call is open to all scientific disciplines including social sciences and humanities.

Further information
Deadline: 30. Juni 2021

MIRAHI - Making Innovation a Reality – African Health Initiative
MIRAHI is a new start-up acceleration program that propels novel, equitable and sustainable solutions to health systems challenges in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) towards application. It does this by supporting the start-up in validation and implementation efforts with MIRAHI’s Swiss and African partners. The University of Basel Innovation Office runs MIRAHI, in collaboration with the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) and the wider Swiss innovation ecosystem, on behalf of the Swiss State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI).

Further Information
Deadline: May 21st, 2021

Call for Young Researchers’ Exchange Programme with China


Swiss senior researchers from universities, universities of applied sciences or research institutes and from all scientific disciplines can apply to host young Chinese scholars (doctoral students or postdoctoral researchers) in Switzerland for 6-24 months. A scholarship is jointly provided by the China Scholarship Council (CSC) and the Leading House ETH Zurich to cover living allowance and international travel.

Further information: Mobility | ETH Zurich
Deadline: 31. März 2021

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.

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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.



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