Who can submit a research project ?

All biomedical researchers (physician, biochemist , biologist, chemist , ...) working in a Swiss university hospital structure and involved in a research project related to the validation and biomarker discovery mainly in the cardiovascular, neurological, digestive, immunological or infectious fields.

Research projects will be evaluated twice a year. The deadlines for submissions are the 1st of March and the 1st of October.

The next project evaluation will take place on the 1st of March 2020.

The proposals must contain :

  • the curriculum vitae of the applicant with a publication list

  • a detailed research plan, including a financial plan (max. 10 pages)

  • an endorsement letter from the head of the department/laboratory where the research will be conducted

  • a copy of the local ethical committee approval for projects involving patient material

The complete submission must be addressed to: