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Akademien der Wissenschaften Schweiz  


Network for Transdisciplinary Research



swiss-academies award for transdisciplinary research


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 2013. See "Awarded projects" for details.

Thanks to the Mercator Foundation Switzerland we can offer the td-award another two times. The next application and selection procedure will be announced with the call in November 2014. Further information will be published on this page.




The td-award will be given for excellence in 3 categories:


  1. CHF 50'000 - distinguished achievement
  2. CHF 20'000 - early career achievement
  3. CHF _5'000 - life-time achievement (nomination)




Deadlines / timetable




Announcement, Call: November 24, 2014
Deadline for applications: February 26, 2015
Award ceremony: will be announced; summer - autumn 2015

Mercator» Awarded projects