A large research network (Research support network at teh direction, consultants in the faculties and central services of the Direction) support researchers during the various steps of their projects:
The choice of a funding program or organization depends upon several criteria, including:
Many sources of international funding are grouped in UNIL 4 Research; this database is open to Researchers from UNIL and CHUV.
Regarding European programs, please visit the Euresearch web site:
In Switzerland, the Swiss National Science Foundation: (SNSF) offers many incentive instruments aiming to support projects, programs, infrastructures, academic careers or scientific communication:
Switzerland has 14,000 foundations. About 2,000 foundations support research.
Innosuisse (formerly the Commission for Technology and Innovation (CTI) supports innovative projects with industries, particularly SMEs.
The Direction of UNIL has developped a support measure for assistant professors and maître assistants (Lecturer). This measure - a reduced teaching load during one semester - allows PAST and MA to alleviate their teaching responsibilities in order to have time for preparing a grant proposal (e.g., to be submitted to the Swiss National Science Foundation).
When senior researchers set up H2020 projects, request financial support for the management is available.
Demande_soutien_H2020.doc (90 Ko)
Dr. Claire ARNOLD
UNIL - Unicentre
+41 21 692 20 25
Anne-Emmanuelle de Crousaz
c/o EPFL, Station 7, BI
+41 21 693 47 50