With the Sustainability Research Initiative, SCNAT, together with its sister institutions, promotes research on sustainable development and 2030 Agenda. It focuses on the joint handling of social issues of higher priority in overarching consortia.di più

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Knowledge transfer, knowledge exchange and science communication

AGORA Programm
Immagine: SNF Schweizer Nationalfonds

Agora - where research meets the public

The Agora scheme of the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) aims to foster dialogue between scientists and society. It encourages researchers to communicate their current research to an audience of lay people. Submitted projects must have a duration of up to three years and a budget of between CHF 5,000 and CHF 200,000.​ Read more

Studenten Youth Summit
Immagine: Mercator Stiftung Schweiz

Fondation Mercator Suisse

La Fondation Mercator Suisse soutient et lance des projets portant sur quatre thèmes : éducation, échange, participation et environnement. Les projets doivent avoir un rapport étroit avec la Suisse, et les groupes cibles d’un projet sont normalement des enfants, des adolescents ou des jeunes adultes. En lire plus

Immagine: REPIC


REPIC is jointly funded by four federal departments: SECO, SDC, FOEN and SFOE and supports projects that transfer knowledge and technology to develop renewable energy and resource efficiency in developing and transition countries. Project applicants must be Swiss organisations (companies, NGOs, institutes, etc.). The projects must have innovative content and be in a pre-commercial stage. A maximum of 150,000 CHF can be granted per project. Read more


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