As Switzerland is currently a non-associated third country for participation in Horizon Europe, the SNSF offers Swiss Researchers transitional measures for non-accessible programme components.

These are

1) SNSF Advanced Grants

2) SNSF Swiss Postdoctoral Fellowships


For further info, visit their dedicated website








Each year, the Foundation ROGER DE SPOELBERCH awards the ROGER DE SPOELBERCH Prize for a clinical and basic scientific research project in the area of neurodegenerative diseases or psychiatric disorders. The value of the prize currently amounts to 750,000 euros.

Each candidate must be proposed by a person duly qualified to assess the value of his or her work.

Applications must be submitted prior to 30 June 2021 and sent to the Chairman of the Scientific Committee by email to or, or to the Foundation’s postal address: 17, Chemin Rieu, CH – 1208 Geneva.

The upper age limit for all candidates is set at 55 at the time of the filing of the application. The nominees may not have previously won a prize equivalent to the ROGER DE SPOELBERCH Prize.

The Foundation Council may permit an exception under exceptional circumstances as well as upon a duly reasoned proposal from the Scientific Committee.

There is no application form. Any candidat will send a full CV, including his/her top ten peer-reviewed publications, research achievements and project proposal for the Prize with detailed budget.

For more information, see here