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Promotion Fund Calls AS 2022

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Promotion Fund

In cooperation with the Intermediate Staff Association of the University of Bern (Mittelbauvereinigung), the Vice-Rectorate Research calls for proposals to the Fund for the Promotion of Young Researchers twice a year. The fund aims to encourage networking activities of young researchers from doctoral study (PhD) level upwards. In an efficient und quick procedure, original and innovative ideas that strengthen independence and personal skills are financed with a max. of CHF 5,000.

Next deadline: october 2022

Focus Events

Nucleate Switzerland Activator launch events 11. & 25.08.22

Nucleate is a student-run biotech activator program aiming to empower graduate students and post docs to translate their research into start-ups.
Founded in the U.S., Nucleate is now expanding globally, including Switzerland. The Swiss activator program will begin 2023 with applications opening in Fall 2022.
Already backed by Swiss Biotech leaders across academia and industry from Biotechnopark Schlieren, Swiss Biotech Association, Innosuisse, university innovation offices and more.
We are excited to introduce Nucleate to Switzerland during the upcoming events:
11.08.2022 – 6pm – Virtual Info Session, zoom
25.08.2022 – 6pm – Nucleate Swiss Launch, Zurich @ETH Main Campus, room HG D 1.1
RSVP for the event and get in touch by filling out the typeform linked in the QR code and we hope to see you soon!




The Vice-Rectorate Development sent out a survey in mid-July regarding the postdoc agreement of the University of Bern 2022. We ask all postdocs to fill out the survey! Duration: approx. 10 minutes. If the survey link is no longer available, it can be obtained from MVUB by sending an email to

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