SNSF Call for Proposals: Inviting Researchers for Southeast Asia-Europe Joint Funding Scheme (JFS)

Deadline: 30 June 2017

The Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) is currently accepting proposals for its Southeast AsiaEurope Joint Funding Scheme (JFS) in order to bring together Southeast Asian and European researchers and innovators and allow them to collaborate on topics of mutual interest.

The JFS is a scheme for pooling resources at a multilateral level to support collaborative research and innovation projects.

Thematic Areas

  • Health, with preference:
    • Anti-microbial drug resistance (new drug candidates (preclinical), diagnostics, transmission, antibiotic use and resistance in livestock, surveillance
    • Emerging infectious diseases (new drug and vaccine candidates (preclinical), diagnostics, epidemiology, public health preparedness)
  • Climate Change/Environment, with preference:
    • Adaptation/resilience of food production systems (including varietal improvement of (plantation) crops)
    • Impacts of Climate Change on Ecosystems/Biodiversity (including analysis of diversity-stability relationships and ecosystems productivity)

Eligibility Criteria

  • Proposals may be submitted by public legal RTD (Research and Technology Development) entities, higher education institutions, non-university research establishments, companies (all depending on national regulations).
  • The participation of SMEs, industries and clusters in consortia is recommended. Eligibly criteria can be found in the respective national funding regulations.
  • Institutions not explicitly mentioned as recipients might be included in consortia if they provide their own funding (non-eligible organisations might join on their own costs).
  • Other entities may apply if the respective national regulations allow it.
  • Applicants should discuss their intentions and confirm eligibility with their respective National Contact Point before submitting a proposal.

How to Apply

Project proposals must be submitted electronically via given website.

Eligible Countries: Belgium, Cambodia, France, Germany, Lao PDR, the Philippines, Poland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, Vietnam.

For more information, please visit Southeast Asia-Europe Joint Funding Scheme.

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