Funding of innovative basic research with a focus on molecular and cellular systems, cognitive neuroscience and interdisciplinary research projects. HFSP awards research grants for projects as well as long-term fellowships, short-term fellowships and Career Development Awards.

The annual Swiss financial contribution to the HFSP is around SFr. 900,000. The State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation SERI supervises the Swiss participation.


SBFI, Isabella Beretta
Scientific Advisor
Research and Innovation Programmes
Tel +41 31 322 84 17


Information for the University of Basel:

HFSP Research Grants - application forms:

Intellectual and industrial property rights. There is a regulation in my institute concerning: 
- intellectual property rights: Yes
- industrial property rights: Yes

Responsible Institution Official:
Prof. Dr. Edwin Charles Constable, Vice Rector Research
University of Basel, Petersgraben 35, P.O. Box 2148, CH - 4001 Basel
Telephone: +41 61 267 10 01   
Fax:          +41 61 267 12 39
E-mail:      Edwin.Constable(at)unibas.ch


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