Call for applications: Research Recognition Award

Research grant to increase knowledge about epilepsy, primarily intended as start-up funding:

The Swiss Epilepsy League Against Epilepsy supports scientific projects in the field of experimental or clinical epilepsy and epileptology totalling

CHF 25,000.-

annually. Preference is given to those who are carrying out studies on causes of and therapies for epilepsies.

The grant is awarded to scientists or clinicians active in Switzerland. The money can be used to cover salaries, running costs, or purchase of equipment.

Applications must be written in English. See guidelines for details.

The Epilepsy League’s Research Commission acts as jury. The criteria for awarding the grant are scientific excellence, the opportunity to learn new methods and techniques, the establishment or strengthening of international collaborations, feasibility of the project and anticipated benefit to patients. Several projects can be supported during the same year. The Epilepsy League specifically encourages applications for smaller projects and/or by junior researchers.

Applications must be submitted in electronic form to .

You can apply until

31 December 2024

Please note the guidelines in their 2024 version. More information: .