Unit | Project and Grant Service

The Project and Grant Service Unit supports institutional project processes and grant applications. The unit’s members cover broad expertise from scientific, management, and legal background to serve Swiss TPH and its partners throughout the project life cycle and across departments.

Project Development in Partner Alliances

Promoting research, teaching, and service projects in interdisciplinary partnership, the unit is streamlining collaborative project development with partner organisations in the South and North in a sustainable manner.

Quality development

We provide a quality assured and maintained project database for internal portfolio and external reporting purposes and contributes to regular updates and implementation of the Swiss TPH strategy. In addition, the unit ensures technical supervision of PhD projects through a guided PhD proposal review process (Research Commission).

Grant Office

We support Swiss TPH scientists in seeking new third-party funds and aims at improving competitive project grant applications.

Contract Office

We offer organisational and legal guidance for project contracting and intellectual property issues, in collaboration with the University of Basel technology transfer organization Unitectra.

Travel Safety

Temporary, the unit establishes travel safety regulations according to international standards to support staff travelling to, and working in, fragile context countries.

Michael Käser

Dr. Michael Käser, PhD

Head of Project and Grant Service