Medical research and innovation
Medicine is one of the focal areas in the ETH strategy 2017 – 2020
The staff unit for ‘medical research and innovation’ has the following core tasks:
- Develop a strategy for ‘medical research and innovation’
- Identify synergy potential within ETH, harmonize structures
- Enable cooperation and exchange between ETH researchers and clinicians / clinician scientists
- Support / enhance translational research and innovation
- Foster and expand the network in medicine
National Initiatives for Personalized Health: Call for Proposals 2017
The Swiss Personalized Health Network Initiative (SPHN) opened a Call for Proposals for “Driver Projects” as well as for “Infrastructure Development Projects” to stimulate the nation- wide inter-operability of biomedical information.
In parallel, the Strategic Focus Area of the ETH domain “Personalized Health and Related Technologies” (PHRT) opened a call for four different instruments: ‚Education / Fellowships‘, ‚Technology Platforms‘, ‚Technology Translation Platforms‘ and also ‚Driver Projects‘.
Driver projects should be developed jointly by researchers from an ETH institution, universities and hospitals.
Submission deadline for all Calls :
September 15, 2017, 17:00 CET
Process at ETH Zurich for SPHN-Infrastructure Development Projects:
If you want to submit an Infrastructure Development Project at SPHN you need a support letter signed by the Vice President for Research and Corporate relations, confirming in-kind contributions and the compliance with the "Ethical Framework for Responsible Data Processing".
In order to guarantee to receive the signed support letter for submission of your project, please send a )
Grants of the Iten-Kohaut Foundation
The newly established Iten- Kohaut Foundation awards 3-4 research proposals in the domains of cancer, cardiovascular, rheumatic and eye diseases.
Deadline for submission: October 1, 2017