Scientific Exchange Programme (Sciex) Slovenia

Progetto concluso

The Scientific Exchange Programme between the New Member States and Switzerland, Sciex-NMS.ch for short, has given over 500 young researchers from new EU member states the opportunity to complete a short-term residency in Switzerland to further their research.

Paese/Regione Tema Periodo Budget
Slovenia
Favorire la crescita economica e migliorare le condizioni di lavoro
Ricerca e sviluppo
01.04.2009 - 31.12.2016
CHF 1'000'000

Note: the texts under all the headings, with the exception of 'Results achieved', describe the situation before the start of the project.

Contesto

By virtue of the 24 March 2006 Federal Act on Cooperation with the Countries of Eastern Europe and the CIS, Switzerland has made available a CHF 1 billion contribution to the benefit of those States which became EU members on 1 May 2004. Against this background, the framework agreement with the Slovenian Republic foresees the establishment of a fund to provide scholarships for youngSlovenian research scientists to Swiss research and development institutions for a total sum of CHF 1 million.

Obiettivi

To contribute to the reduction of the social and economic disparities within the enlarged EU by means of supporting the professional and scientific capacities of young researchers from the beneficiary countries together with promoting sustainable cooperation between Switzerland and the same beneficiary countries.

Gruppi target

Young Slovenian scientists and researchers

Attività
  • To develop the individual capacities of the young research scientists (human capital)
  • To encourage scientific progress and innovation (scientific perspectives for the future)
  • To establish or reinforce networks between Swiss and Slovenian researchers
Risultati

Risultati raggiunti:  

  • 21 scholarships for research in Switzerland
  • Local scientific research capacities and international networks of local scientists enhanced through partnerships and the funding of scientific projects and professorships
  • 90% of the research teams confirmed having fully achieved the intended goals.
  • 90% of the fellows intended to pursue an academic career after their Sciex-fellowship.
  • 98% of the fellows would apply for this type of fellowship again.
  • 93% of the mentors showed readiness to host or send another Sciex fellow.
  • Several cooperation agreements concluded and frequent exchanges at senior level between the participating Slovenian and Swiss universities
  • Improved network and new opportunities for scientific cooperation between Slovenia and Switzerland

 

 


Direzione/Ufficio responsabile DSC
Credito Contributo svizzero all'allargamento dell'UE
Partner del progetto Partner contrattuale
Instituzione universitaria e di ricerca svizzera
  • Other Swiss academic and research institutions


Altri partner

Intermediary Body: CRUS – Rectors’ Conference of the Swiss Universities

Budget Fase in corso Budget Svizzera CHF   1'000'000 Budget svizzero attualmente già speso CHF   979'347
Fasi del progetto

Fase 1 01.04.2009 - 31.12.2016   (Completed)