Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF)

Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF)
Bern, Bern region
Web: Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) external link
Location: Bern
Affiliation : State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation

The SNF is the largest Swiss foundation promoting scientific research.

Computer Science Jun 12
Computer Science
The data constantly collected and reported by smartphones can find numerous applications. An SNSF-funded project devoted to crowdsensing has found ways to improve privacy and localisation accuracy as well as reduce the impact on hardware.
Administration May 17
Administration

In 2016, the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) supported around 3200 research projects involving more than 14,000 researchers from universities, universities of applied sciences, universitie

Chemistry May 2
Chemistry

Scientists have produced novel electrolytes for rechargeable sodium and magnesium batteries. The research group's objective was to develop alternatives to lithium-ion technology.

Physics Apr 6
Physics

In the past six years, the National Research Programme "Opportunities and Risks of Nanomaterials" (NRP 64) intensively studied the development, use, behaviour and degradation of engineered nanomaterials, including their impact on humans and on the environment.

Event May 4
Event

The winning entries from the first SNSF Scientific Image Competition offer a view of science that is aesthetic, nuanced and complex.

Social Sciences Apr 24
Social Sciences

The 5 National Centres of Competence in Research (NCCRs) in the humanities and social sciences have achieved their goals: they have facilitated productive research and created professorships, chairs, institutes and partnerships.

Computer Science Apr 3
Computer Science

In working sentence by sentence, translation algorithms omit much of the context and make mistakes.