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|Regional Scope:||national in the area: Switzerland / Europe|
No more in operation: NCCR-Climate, NCCR-CO-ME, NCCR-FINRISK, NCCR-North-South, NCCR-Plant_Survival, NCCR-Structural_Biology, POLLUMET
|Duration :||1952 to present|
Phone: +41 (0) 31 308 22 22
General information and objectivesThe Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) is Switzerland’s leading provider of scientific research funding. The SNSF annually supports some 7,000 researchers, 5,000 or more of whom are aged 35 years or younger. With its federal mandate, it supports basic research in all disciplines, from philosophy and biology to the nanosciences and medicine. It also invests in applied research in various scientific fields.