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Scientific conferences

The Swiss Cancer Research Foundation is committed to the continuing education and networking of scientists in the field of oncology. This funding scheme is in place for researchers seeking funding for organizational costs of a scientific conference in Switzerland.

Applications for this funding scheme are accepted year-round, but we recommend applying as early as possible. The Swiss Cancer Research foundation can provide financial support for the organization of scientific conferences that are highly relevant to cancer research. Financial aid provided is to be applied towards costs incurred by the invited speakers' travel and accommodation expenses.

The GAP (Grant Application Portal) offers step-by-step guidance on submitting an application and provides information on the conditions for submission. Only applications submitted online via the portal will be considered.

Funding scheme at a glance

  • We recommend submitting six months prior to the conference date
  • The conference must be cancer related and held in Switzerland
  • Maximum funding amount per scientific conference is CHF 10 000.-

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