Seed Money Call 2015

The Seed Money grant for Latin America was introduced in 2015 as a new funding instrument for Swiss researchers and their partners in 5 focus countries: Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru. The Seed Money grant seeks to intensify scientific cooperation through the establishment or reinforcement of research partnerships of mutual interest and benefit.

The 2015 Call for Seed Money projects received a total of 119 proposals from 25 Swiss institutions, out of which 28 projects were selected ( 8 with Argentina, 7 with Mexico, 6 with Colombia, 4 with Peru and 3 with Chile) for a total grant amount of CHF 600’000. The projects addressed a wide diversity of topics and were implemented from September 2015 until end 2016.

List of funded projects.