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As a young principal investigator

Interested in joining our NCCR project as a young principal investigator? We will be happy to support you in your search for a host institution and to welcome you! You can find below a list of grants (fellowship or salary) focused on persons conducting research and more details on the procedure.

SNSF Funding Schemes

  • Eccellenza grant
    SNSF Eccellenza Professorial Fellowships are aimed at highly qualified researchers who aspire to a permanent professorship. Eccellenza supports them in achieving their goal by allowing them to lead a generously funded research project as an assistant professor with their team at a Swiss higher education institution. Details on the SNSF Website
  • Ambizione grant
    Ambizione grants are aimed at young researchers who wish to conduct, manage and lead an independent project at a Swiss higher education institution. The scheme supports young researchers both from Switzerland and abroad. Scientists holding non-professorial academic positions at higher education institutions are also eligible to submit an application. Details on the SNSF Website
  • PRIMA Grant
    PRIMA grants are aimed at excellent women researchers who show a high potential for obtaining a professorship. PRIMA grantees conduct an independent research project with their own team at least at the group leader level within a Swiss research institution. Details on the SNSF Website