Call for Proposals 2021


Join our fight against dementia !


The goal of the Synapsis Foundation – Alzheimer Research Switzerland ARS is to support innovative research projects on Alzheimer’s disease and related neurodegenerative disorders. For this reason, the Synapsis Foundation launches two Calls:


Career Development Award (for Advanced PostDocs)

With the help of Career Development Awards, the Synapsis Foundation aims to facilitate the transition of young scientists into an independent position in research. For details on research topics and eligibility criteria of Career Development Awards (CDA) please view the Call Papers.

If you would like to apply for a CDA, please choose the appropriate application form below: 


Research Grants for Principal Investigators

This funding instrument intends to promote innovative research projects of established research groups. For details on research topics and eligibility criteria please view the Call Papers.

If you would like to apply for a Principal Investigator Grant, please choose from the application forms below:

Researchers located at Swiss Universities and research institutions are invited to send their applications to, using the provided application forms.

The submission deadline for this Call for Proposals is 20 June 2021.
Funding decisions will be communicated by 17 December 2021.

If you have any questions regarding our Call for Proposals or if you would like to be added to our mailing list, please contact

Heide Marie Hess
Liaison Officer Research

Call: +41 44 271 35 11
Write e-mail: hess(at)


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