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Swiss Academies call for secure funding for their core tasks

The financing of our core tasks has to be secured in the upcoming funding period as well.

Stellungnahme zur Strategie der internationalen Zusammenarbeit 2025-2028

Eine wirkungsvolle internationale Zusammenarbeit braucht Forschungspartnerschaften mit Entwicklungsländern.

© picture source: Lara Lundsgaard-Hansen
The 2023 Balzan Prizewinners

The names of the Balzan prizewinners were announced. The Interdisciplinary Forum will take place on 16 November, the Prize Ceremony on 17 November in Bern.

Research infrastructures: OECD report co-chaired by Switzerland

Delegated by the Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences, astrophysicist Willy Benz of the University of Bern co-chaired the expert group.

© picture source: Alessandro Della Bella
Statement on the consultation on the “Horizon Fund Law”

The Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences welcome and support the draft law on the establishment of the “Horizon Fund”.

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Standing by the scientific community affected by the war in Ukraine


Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences
 | Palais des Académies, Rue Ducale 1, Brussels, Belgium
Academic Freedom: an essential value for progress and prosperity

Co-organised by the Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences, this event in Brussels is on Academic freedom, which s increasingly coming under pressure in different world regions in recent years.

Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences
 | Rathaus Bern, Rathausgasse 2, CH-3011 Bern
The Balzan Prizewinners Interdisciplinary Forum 2023
On 16 November 2023, the Balzan Prizewinners will present their work at the Balzan Prizewinners Interdisciplinary Forum at the City Hall (Rathaus) in Bern. The forum offers the public a unique...
Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences
 | Bern
1st Award Ceremony: National ORD Prize

The award ceremony for the National ORD Prize will take place on 6 December 2023 at the Grande Société de Berne. The prize honors innovative practices in the field of Open Research Data.

Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences
 | Bern
Kick-Off Workshop: CoARA National Chapter Switzerland
The CoARA Steering Committee has accepted the National Chapter Switzerland. Co-led by the SNSF and Swiss Academies, seven Swiss institutions have committed their active involvement in the chapter,...

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