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The Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences’ Promotion Awards

The Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences and their members award various prizes to celebrate the work of young scientists.

Balzan Prize
Rewards outstanding scientists in the humanities and natural sciences as well as personalities from the field of arts and culture with a total amount of 3 Mio. Swiss Francs to...
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Prix Média

By awarding the Prix Média, the Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences recognise and promote science journalism. 

Prix de Quervain

The Swiss Commission for Polar and High Altitude Research awards the “Prix de Quervain” to outstanding young researchers. 

Prix Expo
The "Prix Expo" rewards interesting exhibitions on topics such as nature and natural sciences that are presented to the Swiss public in a fun and effective way. The Swiss Academy...
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Young talent award of the SAHS

For young talents in the human and social sciences domain (awarded by the SAHS).

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Prix A. F. Schläfli
The Prix Schläfli rewards the best Swiss PhDs in natural sciences. It is one of the oldest prizes in Switzerland. Since its first award in 1866, 119 young talents in different...
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Robert Bing Prize
From the legacy of neurologist Robert Bing (1878-1956), the prize is awarded every two years to outstanding young scientists in the field of neurosciences to encourage further...
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Swiss Technology Award

The Swiss Technology Award supports and promotes the culture of innovation. It is the most important award for innovation and technology transfer in Switzerland.

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Scientific policy scolarships
The Stiftung Wissenschaftliche Politikstipendien enables young researchers to build a personal network at the interfaces between politics, administration and academia with a...
Germaine De Staël
The "Germaine de Staël" programme promotes collaboration between French and Swiss researchers and research teams by providing funding towards travel and accommodation expenses...
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National ORD Prize

The Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences are launching the National Prize for Open Research Data (ORD Prize).

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