2023 Call for Opportunity Grants

Research Closed Call 15 May 2023 Multiple Countries LH Asia
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Closed Call
15 May 2023
Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Japan, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Vietnam
LH Asia

The Opportunity Grants support initiatives of researchers from Swiss universities, universities of applied sciences, universities of teacher education, and public research institutes linked to specific events or incidents in East and Southeast Asia.

Specific events can be large public happenings such as the Olympic Games, international or national expositions/biennales, major environmental events such as the implications of a typhoon, earthquake or tsunami, major economic and political developments such as the possible geopolitical implications of a presidential visit or a shift of power in a government as well as the launch of a new public policy such as new impactful agriculture or migration policies.

For more details, click here.


The call is open to all scientific disciplines and fields of research, including social sciences and the


Postdoctoral scientists, senior scientists and professors of Swiss federal and cantonal universities,

universities of applied sciences, universities of teacher education, as well as public research institutes,

are eligible to apply.

Note to applicants from UAS/UTE: UAS/UTE staff with research responsibility (group leaders,

researchers with 5+ years of experience) and in equivalent functions are eligible to apply. If in doubt or

in case you are not sure whether your position is eligible to act as a Principle Investigator (PI), please

email patricia.heuberger@sl.ethz.ch  or robin.vital@sl.ethz.ch.

Read more here for eligibility guidelines.


The maximum amount for an innovation partnership grant is 50’000 CHF for a project of up to 12 months. For more details, click here.