The Grants Office informs researchers at the University of Basel and the associated institutes about national and international funding opportunities, supports them in submitting applications, organises information and training events and helps them find partners.
As part of the Euresearch mandate, the Grants Office provides information and support free of charge to applicants outside the university (research institutes, SMEs, industry) in the north-western region of Switzerland who wish to apply for research funding under the European research framework programme Horizon 2020.
Information & Advice
The Grants Office provides you with an overview of the national and international research and innovation programmes as well as detailed information. We can help you find the most appropriate funding scheme or partner search tool for you and your institution and company.
Our newsletter provides you with the latest news on calls for proposals, update on research programmes or events.
Please contact us for an individual meeting to clarify your questions regarding the preparation or management of your project.
Information on Horizon 2020
Euresearch e-Alert provide you with the latest news on calls for proposals, partner searches or events. Thanks to our profiling system, you will receive targeted information related to your needs.
Idea check – We support you with the identification of relevant funding schemes and calls.
Our team can provide support and advice with administrative matters, project management, intellectual property right questions etc.
Support for Horizon 2020
Proposal Review – If you are the co-ordinator of a project our specialists in Bern can also give you feedback on your proposal before you submit it to the European Commission (by early appointment only). Please contact the relevant National Contact Point in Bern or ask us for further information
Events / Training
The Grants Office regularly attends events organised by the University and the Department to provide information on national and international funding opportunities.
Events / Training for Horizon 2020
Euresearch organises information and training events in Switzerland throughout the year.
Euresearch produces regular webinars providing the latest news and information on funding opportunities. These webinars are available on Euresearch's Youtube channel.
Several commercial European companies also offer training and workshops for Horizon 2020, here a selection:
On the following web-platforms you can register yourself and create a profile linked to your Call Topics of interest. You can also search for other research groups interested in the same Topics.
The offical partner search of the European Commision, supports you in finding the right partners. The partner search platforms on the right side target a specific field or Horizon 2020 programme.
Partner Search Services and Plattforms of Euresearch
Via the Euresearch partner search E-Alert you will be informed about partner searches in your area of interest.
subject specific events organised across Europe provide a good opportunity to establish new collaborations. Information days (organised by the EC) and partnering events are published on the Euresearch website
A good way to find project partners is to study the EU-project database CORDIS for previous or running projects in your field.