SPI is moving to Sion

On 5 December, the SPI offices will move to Sion, in the Alpole building, at the center of the Energypolis campus. Close to the heart of Sion and anchored in the Alps, the SPI team will continue to offer its services to the Swiss polar community, and will organise events […]

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Polar Access Fund 2023 call open!

The Polar Access Fund call for proposals is now open. Funding of up to 20’000 CHF can be granted per successfully evaluated proposal to enable early-career researchers to undertake a field trip to a polar region or a remote high-altitude area. The research conducted during the field trip must be […]

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SPI Exploratory Grants and SPI Technogrants – Calls for proposals 2022

The calls for proposals for the SPI Exploratory Grants and SPI Technogrants are now open! The SPI Exploratory Grants support Swiss based scientists active in polar regions (including remote high-altitude regions) by allowing them to explore new ideas, fund additional field work or launch new collaborations with financial support targeted at the costs of […]

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