Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) has increasingly encouraged researchers to transfer their knowledge and technologies into industry and government for the benefit of the whole society.


Florian Fisch
Science Editor, Swiss National Research Foundation

 


Funding excellent research

The Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) is the most important agency promoting scientific research in Switzerland. As mandated by the Swiss Federal Government, the SNSF supports research in all scientific disciplines, from philosophy and biology to the nanosciences and medicine. The best applicants are funded to the tune of over CHF 900 million each year. The SNSF supports over 3,000 projects involving close to 15,000 researchers annually. https://www.snsf.ch