Argovia Call for Proposals

Applied Projects in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

The Swiss Nanoscience Institute Basel (SNI) offers funding for projects in applied nanoscience and nanotechnology within the Nano Argovia program.

We invite potential researchers to submit project proposals. For detailed information regarding eligibility, rules, and procedure we refer you to the document Nano-Argovia Proposal Rules that can be downloaded from the current webpage.


For your application you need the following documents:

Nano-Argovia Proposal RulesNano-Argovia Rules
Comprehensive rules, procedure details, and information for project applicants. Please read carefully. 
Nano-Argovia Project AgreementNano-Argovia Project Agreement (1 year)
Nano-Argovia Project Agreement (2 years)
Contracts for project collaboration (separate forms for 1 year and 2 years)
Nano-Argovia Prolongation AgreementNano-Argovia Prolongation Agreement
Contract for extensions of project collaboration
Nano-Argovia Budget

Nano-Argovia Budget
Financial Form
To be filled out in full and submitted electronically in .xls format. Please send a signed paper copy by post. 
In case of queries, please refer to the following example:

Nano-Argovia Proposal TemplateNano-Argovia Proposal Template
The proposal template
To be submitted electronically. 
Nano-Argovia Accessory Agreement

Nano-Argovia Accessory Agreement
Project leaders of accepted Argovia projects can use the model contract for intellectual property questions. 

SNI-Membership RegulationsSNI-Membership Regulations
Rules for the SNI membership

Submission of applications

Please submit your application with all documents in the required form in one PDF with the acronym of the project as file name by 30 September 2023 by e-mail to the SNI general manager (


For questions, please contact our general manager
Claudia A. Wirth
Phone: +41 61 207 12 38