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When submitting your project, please take note of the relevant closing date.

Ongoing calls for projects


“DesignPlus”, “Scientainment”, “Stiftung & Schweiz” and “Pilotprojekte” are support programmes that accept applications on an ongoing basis. They have two submission levels with the following deadlines:

Project proposal (first evaluation level)
  • December 1st (decision early of February);
  • February 1st (decision early of May);
  • May 1st (decision early of July);
  • September 1st (decision early of November).

Project application (second evaluation level)
  • December 1st (decision early of February);
  • March 1st (decision early of May);
  • May 15 (decision early of July);
  • September 1st (decision early of November).

Annual calls for projects


The “Microbials” and “BREF” areas of activity are designed to be annual calls for projects, and each has one submission level and one deadline:

  • Microbials submission date: 28 July 2017 (launch: March 2017)
  • BREF submission date: 13 August 2017 (launch: 20 January 2017)

“Venture Kick”


The “Venture Kick” start-up support programme initiated by Gebert Rüf Stiftung is operated via the platform of the same name.

Applications are regularly accepted at venturekick.ch.