No, we do not allow co-applicants. The applicant has to be the PI of the research project the grant is applied for.
Yes, in case there is money left after the one year funding period, we approve the funding period to be extended given that the remaining funds are used on the same project they originally were applied for.
No, we do not fund PhD programms abroad. Applicants for Fellowship Grants need to have received their PhD/MD from a swiss Institute.
We do fund everything that can be considered medical-biological research. This also includes basic science. We do not fund research that includes any Novartis products.
No, we do not pay any overheads.
No, we do not comment our decisions and cannot give you any insight on why we approved or rejected your application.