Call for Proposals
Within the framework of GAW-CH, MeteoSwiss provides targeted support to projects of national partner institutions that contribute to the realisation of the GAW Implementation Plan 2016-2023. For that purpose, MeteoSwiss regularly issues calls for proposals. Detailed information on the open call for proposals is provided below.
In the framework of GAW-CH and GCOS Switzerland, MeteoSwiss is issuing a Joint Swiss GAW/GCOS Call for Proposals.
The current call is open until: 30th June 2022, 15:00h (CET)
All relevant information to the call, including objectives, eligibility criteria and submission procedure, can be found in the following document:
The conclusions and recommendations of the 1st Swiss National GAW/GCOS Symposium 2021, as compiled in the White Paper of the event, form the strategic basis and provide the thematic scope of the current call.
Please download and fill-in the following application form for your proposal:
Proposals must be submitted electronically at the following link: Registration
The proposal must be submitted within the specified deadline. If you require any clarifications, do not hesitate to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. FAQs are listed below. Any further Q&As specific to this call will be continuously uploaded to this page.
The following document collects questions and answers for the current Call for Proposals:
How can I apply?
Please fill-in the application form (Word template) and submit it including all annexes in a single pdf file using the link above.
Who is eligible?
The call for proposals is open to all individuals and consortia with a legal representative affiliated to a Swiss institution in Switzerland.
How is the proposal evaluated?
The Swiss GAW/GCOS Office conducts the formal evaluation of the proposals. If all formal criteria are met, the Swiss GAW/GCOS Scientific Steering Committee (SSC) evaluates the content of the proposals according to predefined evaluation criteria.
What is the maximum duration of a project?
The indicative duration of projects addressing the objectives described in Sect. 3 of the Call for Proposals Document is four years.
How will the SSC monitor the progress of the project?
The partner institution is required to provide yearly update reports to the attention of the SSC. In addition, it has to submit a final report to the attention of the SSC and a final report to be published on the GAW-CH and GCOS Switzerland Websites at the end of the project.