Innosuisse supports science-based innovation in the interest of the economy and society through: innovation projects, support for start-ups, internationalization and networking support. Innosuisse also offers a guide that can help you find the appropriate funding for your project.
Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships
Each year the Swiss Confederation awards Government Excellence Scholarships to promote international exchange and research cooperation between Switzerland and over 180 other countries.
These scholarships are aimed at young researchers from abroad who have completed a master’s degree or PhD and at foreign artists holding a bachelor’s degree.
European Space Agency
Switzerland is one of the founding members of ESA and, with 135 M€ in 2015, one of the larger contributor. EPFL can apply to all ESA programmes. eSpace monitors all Published ESA calls (Invitation To Tender - ITT) and can notify EPFL laboratories when relevant calls appear.
For Switzerland, specific programmes of the European Space Agency ESA require the explicit support of the national ESA Delegation ("letter of support" or "letter of authorisation"). Visit the Swiss Space Office page for details on how to submit your proposal.