Seed Money Grants

Seed Money Grant aims to develop new or consolidating existing partnerships with institutions in Switzerland.

Goals and objectives

The goal of seed Money Grant is to develop links between Iranian researchers and scientists and institutions in Switzerland. Seed money should be utilized to develop a long-term partnership between two institutions. Such research partnerships should be based on mutual interest and benefits.

This grant will support research theme that tackles challenges in the region of the partner countries (i.e. in Switzerland and Iran). Both monodisciplinary and multidisciplinary proposals are welcome. For more information you can visit the website of ZHAW University, the Leading House for South Asian and Iran at the following link:

The first call for Seed Money Grant was announced in Spring 2018 and a total number of 16 research projects has been approved to be carried out by joint collaboration of Iranian and Swiss scientists. You can see the details of the 2018 Seed Money call at the files below.




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