Velux Stiftung – Research Projects

The Foundation supports basic or applied research project of 1-4 years of duration for approx. CHF 50’000 – CHF 100’000/yr., higher amounts possible depending on project goals.

Applicant must be a permanent employee of a university or other permanent research entity and the application has to establish why the Velux Stiftung is necessary for the funding.

Funding areas

Excellent research projects outside the strategic funding areas above but within the foundation’s legal purpose are not funded or sent to peer-review.

The foundation welcomes international and interdisciplinary collaborations.

The application that consists of:

  • Application form
  • Impact potential statement
  • Research proposal
  • CVs

Next deadlines:

  • Forestry: 23/04/2024
  • Daylight: 23/04/2024 and 30/09/2024
  • Healthy Ageing: 23/04/2024 and 30/09/2024
  • Ophthalmology: 30/04/2024


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