Network for Transdisciplinary Research
td-award regulations (pdf)
The swiss-academies award for transdisciplinary research (td-award) is given every other year in recognition of outstanding transdisciplinary work according to the criteria developed and published by the td-net.
The last td-award was given in 2010. See "Awarded projects" for details.
Thanks to the Mercator Foundation Switzerland we can offer the td-award another two times. The application and selection procedure will be announced with the call in November 2012. Further information will be published on this page.
2013 | 2015
The td-award will be given for excellence in 3 categories:
Both, individual researchers or research teams are eligible to apply. To participate, the main applicant must show evidence of a link to Switzerland by meeting one of the following conditions:
– Professional occupation or research work in Switzerland
– Studying in Switzerland (PhD or post-doc)
– Swiss nationality
Graduates of universities and universities of applied sciences or other research institutions are allowed to apply for the Young Scientists’ Prize (Early career achievement), provided they meet the general requirements for participation and graduated less than five years ago.
Deadlines / timetable