Call for proposals 2017

SPHN is launching its first call for proposals aimed at the development of a national interoperable research infrastructure ecosystem for competitive personalized health research.

 

SPHN Contributions will be awarded to projects aiming at the development, implementation and validation of a data infrastructures that allow connecting research institutions and hospitals in order to share and use health-related data across Switzerland.

 

In order to make the best use of the available resources, the SPHN call for proposals is coordinated with the call for proposals of the ETH-Domain Strategic Focus Area in Personalized Health and Related Technologies (ETH SFA PHRT).

 

Applicants are invited to submit their proposal (in English) via the proposal submission form as a single PDF or ZIP file. 

 

Please refer to the guidelines and the FAQ section for more information on how to submit your application. 

 

Submission deadline: 15 September 2017

 

Related documents:

SPHN Call for Proposals 2017

Ethical Framework for Responsible Data Processing in the SPHN

 

Application Guidelines & Templates:

Guidelines for Applications

Application Template

Ethical Framework Checklist

Budget Template

Host Commitment Letter Template

 

 

 

 

 

Information Event

An Information Event will take place on 29 June 2017 (14h-18h) at the University of Bern:

 

Flyer

 

Please note that registration is closed (Registration deadline was June 22)

Key information

'Infrastructure development projects':

 

  • Duration: max. 12 months (unless required otherwise for technical reasons)
  • SPHN funding: max. CHF 500k
  • Number of approved projects with this call: approx. 7
  • Submission deadline: 15 September 2017

 

'Driver projects':

 

  • Duration: max. 36 months
  • SPHN funding: max. CHF 3 million
  • Number of approved projects with this call: approx. 5
  • Submission deadline: 15 September 2017

 

Adherence to the Ethical Framework for Responsible Data Processing is mandatory to apply for funding.

 

The matching funds principle applies to all financial contributions - i.e. the applicant institutions must provide their own contributions (in cash and/or in kind) to match the funds provided by SPHN.