Call for research grants

The SWISS  FOUNDATION  FOR  RESEARCH  ON  MUSCLE  DISEASES  is calling for grant applications. The aim of the foundation is to support clinical, basic and translational biomedical research related to muscle and neuromuscular diseases in Swiss Institutions, including projects aiming at improving diagnosis of these diseases.

Submitted applications will be evaluated by the Scientific Advisory Board and by external reviewers. In November, the Board of Trustees will select the best applications based on the quality of the project and the available funding. Grant applicants will be informed in December of each year.

Applications should include:

  • Scientific abstract (not more than ½ page)
  • Introduction to the topic (not more than 1 ½ page)
  • Specific goals of the project and detailed research plan (not more than 5 pages)
  • Budget requested (salaries according to SNF norms, no supply money)
  • List of other supports
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • List of papers published by the applicant during the past 5 years

Please note that overhead costs are not covered by the grants.

Researchers working in Switzerland who are active in biomedical fields covering the interest of the foundation should send a PDF file of their application before

30 August, 2019

by E-mail to Prof. M.A. Rüegg (chairman of the Scientific Advisory Board) at: mruegg.grants(at)