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SNSF Starting Grant

Due to Switzerland's current non-association with Horizon Europe, the federal government has instructed the SNSF to launch a call for proposals for the SNSF Starting Grants 2024. This call also replaces the SNSF funding schemes Eccellenza and PRIMA.

Researchers from all countries who have been active in research for several years since obtaining their PhD, equivalent degree or medical degree and who have contributed to scientifically independent and important research in their field are eligible to participate.

The 2024 call is closed

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Data Management Plan (DMP)

In most SNSF funding instrument, the submission of a DMP is a condition for the release of funds for approved projects. However, funds for data management should already be requested at the application stage.

The UZH Open Science Services team of the University Library will advise and support you in developing your DMP. These are 5 things you should keep in mind.

The SNSF’ new Open Access regulations

As of January 1, 2023, new Open Access regulations will apply to all new funding applications submitted to the SNSF. As before, researchers funded by the SNSF can meet the SNSF’s OA requirements in four ways. Journal articles must now be directly available as Open Access without embargo under a CC-BY license; nothing changes for book chapters and books. The SNSF has updated its general implementation regulations  accordingly.

Read more about the SNSF's new Open Access regulations here.

SNSF Starting Grants 2023

List of SNSF Starting Grants at UZH 2023

This list shows the SNSF Starting Grants of the call 2023 that were awarded to UZH members.

Here you can find a complete list of all SNSF Starting Grants of the call 2023.