The 4th Call within the bilateral Japanese-Swiss Cooperation Program in "Medicine for an Aging Society" has now launched,
Deadline for submission is 22 February 2013.
The Japanese-Swiss Cooperation is one of several programmes established after the definition of priority countries for bilateral science and technology cooperation by the Swiss State Secretariat for Education and Research (SER) in their ‘message for the promotion of education, research and innovation 2008-2011’. Selected countries include: China, India, South Africa and Russia as first, and Japan Korea, Chile and Brazil as second priorities. The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH Zurich) is acting as Leading House for China and coordinating the cooperation programmes with Japan and Korea.
The SER is funding the Japanese-Swiss Cooperation over a period of four years (2008-2011). Based on a Memorandum of Understanding signed on March 7, 2008 between the Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) and ETH Zurich, the two partners have thus agreed to establish a new scheme for funding of Japanese-Swiss cooperative research projects in the field of “Medical Research” with a special focus on molecular aspects. The scheme thus enables to support joint research projects with a maximum sum of CHF 50’000 per annum over a period of three years.
The program has now launched its fourth and last Call for this period within the specific topic "Medicine for an Aging Society". Joint applications from Swiss and Japanese researchers are invited. Please refer to the specific Call Documents (pdf) and Application Forms (.doc)
Deadline for application is 22 February 2013.
The names of successful applicants from the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Call are posted in the results section of this website.
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