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Grant-making Foundation Days - Exploring research programs funded by Foundations - EPFL

The EPFL Research Office is organizing an event in September (6th & 7th) focusing on grant-making foundations supporting Swiss-based research

The EPFL Research Office is organizing an event in September (6th & 7th)  focusing on grant-making foundations supporting Swiss-based research : EPFL Grant-making Foundation Days - Exploring research programs funded by Foundations,

>> Full programme here,

>> flyer here.

 

Aim

Participants will have the opportunity to learn first-hand from representatives of renowned Swiss and international Foundations about their current and upcoming funding opportunities and their vision regarding research funding during the plenary sessions. Do not miss the opportunity to meet high profile speakers and former grantees during the coffee breaks, poster sessions and networking time. Researchers from all disciplines will find food for thought. 

 

Confirmed presentations from the following foundations:

·        Fondation Botnar

·        Fondation Leenaards

·        Gebert Rüf Stiftung

·        Hasler Stiftung

·        Ikea Foundation Switzerland

·        NovartisForschungsstiftung

·        Novartis Foundation for medical-biological research

·        Swiss Cancer League

·        Swiss Cancer Research foundation

·        Synapsis Foundation

·        Wellcome Trust

·        Wyss Center for Bio and Neuroengineering

 

In addition, there will be three special presentations:

·        Swiss grant-making foundation landscape presented by the Deputy Director of SwissFoundations

·        EU-grant-making foundations presented by the Chair of the European Foundation Centre (EFC) Research Forum

·        US grant-making foundations presented by the Senior Associate Director of Foundations Relations at the MIT

 

This event is open to any researcher or grant official based in Switzerland. There is an entrance fee of CHF 150.- for external visitors (free access for EPFL members).

>> Register now here: https://go.epfl.ch/registration-foundation-days

Publié le 21.08.2018
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