NRP 70 and NRP 71: selection of 128 pre-proposals
In the first phase of the evaluation process of NRP 70 and 71, the SNSF selected 128 pre-proposals. The principal investigators of these proposals are invited to submit a full proposal until 25 April 2014.
The Steering Committees of NRP 70 and 71 have examined 361 pre-proposals with regard to their scientific quality and their relevance for the research programmes.
NRP 70 has selected 104 pre-proposals. Ninety-seven are part of 18 joint projects, while the remaining seven pre-proposals are individual research projects. The requested funding of the selected projects amounts to CHF 35.8 million in total, whereas NRP 70's research budget is limited to CHF 30 million.
NRP 71 "Managing Energy Consumption" has selected 24 pre-proposals. The requested funding of the selected projects amounts to CHF 7.5 million in total, whereas NRP 71's research budget is limited to CHF 6 million.
The full proposals need to be submitted by 25 April 2014. Research will get under way in autumn 2014.