The call for NRP 79 is now open

Interested researchers can submit their pre-proposals for NRP 79 until 3 August 2021.

The Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) launches a call for the National Research Programme "Advancing 3R - Animals, Research and Society" (NRP 79) based on a mandate from the Federal Council.

NRP 79 "Advancing 3R" aims to address the tensions between medical research and animal welfare and to improve research involving animals.

The programme comprises three research modules:

  • Innovation
  • Implementation
  • Ethic and society

The NRP 79 will operate with an overall funding of CHF 20 million for a research duration of 5 years.

Projects will be selected in a two-stage process. Interested researchers can submit project outlines via the mySNF platform until 3 August 2021.

Detailed information on the participation requirements and the submission and selection procedures are available in the call document.