Projects and Publications EU Projects at the University of Bern

Uni Bern researchers participate in around 85 EU projects

The EU Framework Programmes for Research and Innovation are the second-most important third-party funder for researchers at the University of Bern, after the Swiss National Science Foundation. The University currently participates in 21 Societal Challenges and 6 Industrial Leadership projects, 23 European Research Council Grants, 29 Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions, 2 Future and Emerging Technologies and 1 Research Infrastructures project, and 1 Euratom European Joint Programme.

List of ongoing EU projects (status 31.12.2019) (PDF, 136KB)

Projects coordinated by the University of Bern

Project title: Optimising Therapy to prevent avoidable hospital admissions in the multimorbid elderly
Coordinator: Nicolas Rodondi (Department of General Internal Medicine)

Project title: Multiphoton coincidence camera with high temporal resolution
Coordinator: André Stefanov (Institute of Applied Physics)

Synergy Grants

Project title: Exploring the dynamics and causes of prehistoric land use change in the cradle of European farming
PIs: Albert Hafner (Institute of Archaeological Sciences), Willy Tinner (Institute of Plant Sciences)

Advanced Grants

Project title: Development of Healthy Host Microbial Mutualism in Early Life
PI: Andrew Macpherson (Department of Visceral Surgery and Medicine)

Project title: Targeting the essentialome of radiotherapy-resistant cancer
PI: Sven Rottenberg (Institute of Animal Pathology)

Project title: Chemical Space for Antimicrobials on a Peptide Basis
PI: Jean-Louis Reymond (Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry)

Project title: A Palaeoreanalysis To Understand Decadal Climate Variability
PI: Stefan Brönnimann (Institute of Geography)

Project title: Deciphering the greenhouse gas record in deepest ice using continuous sublimation extraction / laser spectrometry
PI: Hubertus Fischer (Physics Institute)

Project title: Reconstruction of Pollinator-Mediated Speciation by Identification and Substitution of Causative Mutations
PI: Cris Kuhlemeier (Institute of Plant Sciences)

Consolidator Grants

Project title: Global Horizons in Pre-Modern Art
PI: Beate Fricke (Institute of Art History)

Project title: All-optical deconstruction of thalamic control of sleep-wake states
PI: Antoine Adamantidis (Department of Neurology)

Project title: Connectivity Correlate of Molecular Pathology in Neurodegeneration
PI: Smita Saxena (Department of Neurology)

Project title: Transgenerational epigenetic inheritance of cardiac regenerative capacity in the zebrafish
PI: Nadia Mercader (Institute of Anatomy)

Project title: Dissection of a cortical microcircuit for the processing of pain affect
PI: Thomas Nevian (Department of Physiology)

Project title: Mechanisms of RNA-guided genome editing in eukaryotes
PI: Mariusz Nowacki (Institute of Cell Biology)

Project title: Synthetic viability of homologous recombination-deficient cancers
PI: Sven Rottenberg (Institute of Animal Pathology)

Project title: Indigenous Communities, Land Use and Tropical Deforestation
PI: Graziano Ceddia (Centre for Development and Environment)

Project title: The Climates and Habitability of Small Exoplanets Around Red Stars
PI: Kevin Heng (Center for Space and Habitability)

Project title: Stable Chromium Isotopes as a Productivity Tracer
PI: Samuel Jaccard (Institute of Geological Sciences)

Project title: Unifying the three pillars of Geodesy using space ties
PI: Adrian Jäggi (Astronomical Institute)

Project title: Timing of Holocene volcanic eruptions and their radiative aerosol forcing
PI: Michael Sigl (Physics Institute)

Starting Grants

Project title: Neuronal circuits for emotions in the ventral CA1 hippocampus
PI: Stéphane Ciocchi (Department of Physiology)

Project title: Organic Semiconductors Interfaced with Biological Environments
PI: Natalie Banerji (Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry)

Project title: Perception of Plant Volatiles
PI: Matthias Erb (Institute of Plant Sciences)

Project title: Unique Method for a Neutron Electric Dipole Moment Search using a Pulsed Beam
PI: Florian Piegsa (Albert Einstein Center for Fundamental Physics)

European Training Networks (PhD networks)

Project title: Brain barriers training
Coordinator: Britta Engelhardt (Theodor Kocher Institute)

Individual Fellowships (postdoc stipends)

The University of Bern hosts many Marie Curie Fellows. They can be found in the list of all EU projects above.