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.

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.
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.

Environment Mar 27
Environment

For the first time, model calculations show a plausible way that fluctuations in solar activity could have a tangible impact on the climate.

Medicine Mar 1
Medicine

The SNSF is launching the National Research Programme ‘Smarter Health Care'. 29 research teams will be looking for ways of providing better and more cost-efficient health services for people with chronic diseases.

Computer Science Apr 3
Computer Science

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

Medicine Mar 8
Medicine

Researchers funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) studied laboratory mice growing up in a cowshed.

Business Feb 22

Policy interventions to reduce energy consumption and CO2 emissions have a variety of effects on the economy and on households.