Call 2017: New IBSA Foundation Fellowships

IBSA Foundation for scientific research funds each year 5 young talented researchers, selected through impartial evaluation processes, to promote and to allow them to do great science, with 12-month fellowships of CHF 25,000.00 in the following five research fields:

  • 1 fellowship in dermatology area
  • 1 fellowship in endocrinology area
  • 1 fellowship in fertility – infertility area
  • 1 fellowship in orthopedic – rheumatology area
  • 1 fellowship in pain medicine

The applicant may be of any Nationality, under 35 at the deadline for the submission of proposals and in possession of a degree in medicine, biology, pharmacy, biotechnology, bioengineer, open to PhDs, post docs, residents. For the entire duration of the grant, applicants must operate in the Hosting Institution, i.e. a research organization (such as universities, hospitals or other research centers), irrespective of its legal status (organized under public or private law), whose primary goal is to independently conduct non-economic biomedical research and to disseminate its results.


Applicants should include in the proposal 3 separate files :

  • Short Curriculum vitae with relevant publications and contacts
  • Short description of the proposal (both basic and clinical), a clear objective, containing background and significance, specific aims, research plan, and references (4 pages max)
  • Letter of acceptance by the host institution for the 12-month duration of the fellowship

Applicants are invited to submit proposals no later than 15 January 2018 by clicking the button below: