Opportunity Grants for Vietnam-related research projects

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Local news, 18.05.2021

Postdoctoral scientists, senior scientists and professors of Swiss institutions are eligible to apply for Opportunity Grants on research topics with a link to Vietnam. Such grants aim at increasing the visibility of Swiss science, technology and innovation in Vietnam, whilst fostering collaborations between researchers and research institutions of both countries. The call is open to all scientific disciplines and fields of research, including social sciences and humanities.

The proposal can take, for instance, the form of:

  • The organisation of thematic events for a broader audience, organized in collaboration with Vietnamese partners.
  • The application of a Swiss technology or research results, e.g. for the mitigation of a natural disaster or similar incident in Vietnam, in collaboration with local partners.

The main applicant – who is to submit the application – must currently be employed at a Swiss institution

(Swiss federal and cantonal universities, universities of applied sciences, universities of teacher education, as well as public research institutes).

Grant sum: up to max. CHF 50’000

Project duration: up to 12 months

Application deadline: 18 July 2021

Decision: early November 2021


Details and Application Form