The Leading House for the Asia region has launched a new Call!

Projects under this fundscheme focus on strengthening the collaboration between Swiss researchers and scientist with Asian partners. Bridging grants can fund:

  • Proposal preparation of a joint project which seeks further funding from other funding organisation
  • Establish sustainable partnerships between Swiss and Asian institutions

Projects focusing on joint teaching or curriculum development are also covered in this funding scheme.

Any researcher or scientist from any discipline based at any Swiss research institution, university or university of applied science are eligible to apply for this call. The Swiss partner is the main applicant.

The Asian partner shall obtain a doctoral degree or equivalent with several years of research experience.

Eligible are the following countries:

  • China, Hong Kong, Taiwan
  • Japan
  • South Korea
  • Brunei Darussalam
  • Cambodia
  • Indonesia
  • Lao PDR
  • Malaysia
  • Myanmar
  • Philippines
  • Singapore
  • Thailand
  • Vietnam

Deadline for application is 12 January 2020.

More information can be found on the website of the Leading House.

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Dr Mohamad Syazli Fathi is currently a Deputy Director for Occupational Safety, Heath and Environment (OSHE) Unit and Head of Construction Quality & Maintenance (CQM) Research Group at Razak Faculty of Technology and Informatics, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia Kuala Lumpur. His research interests are in the fields of Construction Informatics, Programme and Project Management, Building Information Modelling (BIM), management information system (MIS), Industrialised Building System (IBS), building and infrastructure maintenance.