Event sponsoring

SPHN event sponsorship is designed to primarily (objectives are cumulative):

 

  • Increase visibility of the SPHN initiative as a whole;

 

  • Inform the community on infrastructure development and research activities in the field of Personalized Health, while breaking existing silos between different research areas;

 

  • Disseminate information about existing or newly built infrastructure, that will contribute to the goals of SPHN on reaching interoperability of health-related data at the national level.

Sponsoring criteria

Requests for SPHN event sponsorship is subject to the following criteria:

 

  • Topic: The conference program has a strong relevance to the activities and goals of SPHN and contributes to breaking silos among the different disciplines of Personalized Health research;

 

  • Location: The event (conference, workshop, roundtable, summer school, etc.) is organized and takes place in Switzerland;

 

  • Amount requested from SPHN: The SPHN conference sponsorship can either be a fixed lump sum (max. CHF 5’000.-) or a deficit guarantee (max. CHF 20’000.-);

 

  • Budget: The budget indicates all sources of funding (planned, requested or allocated) as well as anticipated expenses. The conference budget shall not aim at creating a profit for the parent organization;

 

  • Matching financial support: the matching financial support from the applicants shall be at least equal or greater than  (>=50%) the amount requested from SPHN;

 

  • Acknowledgment: SPHN is acknowledged as sponsor in conference presentations/proceedings;

 

  • Terms and conditions: The sponsorship conditions are contractually stipulated. In the case of a deficit guarantee, the sponsored party shall submit a financial report with details on the actuals costs to SPHN. In case the event closes on a surplus (positive balance), the sponsors shall be reimbursed proportionally to their contributions.

 

  • Submission: Applications are reviewed 3-4 times per year and should be submitted no later than 2 months before the event (see submission deadlines in the blue box on the right-hand side. Applications should be made using the application template and  submitted via the online form.

 

 

Related documents:

Event Sponsorship Guidelines (version: 16.05.2019)

Event Sponsorship Application Template (version: 22.05.2019)

How to submit a request?

Applications are reviewed 3-4 times per year and should be submitted no later than 2 months before the event.

 

The next application deadlines are:

  • 15 August 2019 (23h59 CET)
  • 3 October 2019 (23h59 CET)

 

  • 7 January 2020 (23h59 CET)
  • 8 March 2020 (23h59 CET)
  • 10 June 2020 (23h59 CET)
  • 4 October 2020 (23h59 CET)

 

Applications should be made using the application template and  submitted via the online form.