Special COVID-19 Call for Projects Grants
Under the bilateral programmes of the State Secretariat for Research, Education and Innovation (SERI), the Leading House Asia, managed by ETH Zürich, launches a call for Project Grants for research questions related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The call is aimed at both new and existing collaborations between Switzerland-based researchers and scientists from universities or research institutes in China (incl. Hong Kong and Taiwan), Japan, South Korea and member states of the ASEAN (ASEAN member states: Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam).
The goal of the grant call is to allow Switzerland-based researchers and their Asian research partners to collaborate on research projects on the COVID-19 virus itself or on any of its possible implications. The call is open to all scientific disciplines including social sciences and humanities.
• Eligibility: All senior scientists of Swiss federal and cantonal universities, universities of applied sciences, universities of teacher education, as well as public research institutes are eligible to apply.
• Funding: max. 25k CHF per project
• Deadline: 30 August 2020.
• Guidelines and application form: https://ethz.ch/en/the-eth-zurich/global/eth-global-news-events/2020/06/special-covid-19-call-for-projects-grants-with-china-incl-hong-kong-and-taiwan-japan-south-korea-and-the-asean-region-incl-singapore.html