At the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG), the Weave process is available in the funding scheme for individual grants.

In both countries the maximum project duration is 36 months.

Applications submitted to the SNSF are evaluated separately by the evaluation bodies of the SNSF and the DFG. The evaluation generally takes at least six months.

In addition to individual grants, Swiss researchers can apply for funding in the following schemes with multi-stage evaluation procedures. In both cases, the evaluation is performed by the DFG.

  • Priority Programmes: participation at project level, researchers in Switzerland can submit applications under a German PI (maximum project duration in both countries: 36 months).
  • Research Units: up to two Swiss subprojects or participations in German subprojects (maximum project duration in both countries: 48 months)