With SPIRIT, the SNSF is giving Swiss researchers more opportunities to collaborate with partners in selected countries around the world that are receiving development assistance. Researchers from all disciplines can apply for a SPIRIT grant. Click here to find the Eligible partner countries list.
One applicant must be based in Switzerland and at least one in a partner country. Further applicantsmay be added, either in a partner country or in Switzerland. The total of applicants may not exceed 4 persons.
Funding is awarded to research projects with clearly defined goals that are submitted by excellent research consortia from 2 to 4 countries. At least 30% of each approved grant must be allocated to CH and at least 30% to the relevant partner(s).Budget: up to 500'000 CHFDuration: from 2 to 4 years