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University of Basel

Project Funding

Researchers at the University of Basel have numerous options at their disposal for acquiring funding. Since research is expensive, research funding plays a major role.

Funding Agencies

University of Basel

Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF)

Innosuisse – Swiss Innovation Agency

Swiss Personalized Health Network (SPHN)

Krebsliga Schweiz

Swiss 3R Competence Centre (3RCC)

Swiss Academy of Medical Sciences


Research Professional

State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation SERI

Interreg Alpenrhein-Bodensee-Hochrhein

European Research Council

COST – European Cooperation in Science and Technology


Human Frontier Science Program

US Government Grants

FAQ - Project Funding

  • How does the university support me in funding my research?

    All researchers can access the Research Professional database. For specific questions on national and international grants, please contact the Grants Office.

  • How does the university support me in founding a start-up company?

    The Innovation Office offers members of the University of Basel a coaching and mentoring program for start-up companies. It also supports innovation projects in preparing an Innosuisse application or in founding a company.

  • I am preparing an application for an EU grant and am asked for the PIC number of the University of Basel. What does this mean?

    The Participant Identification Code (PIC) is a unique identification number for organizations wishing to apply for European Union (EU) research funding. The PIC of the University of Basel is: 999907914. Further information

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