Aerial view of the Brocher Foundation on the shores of Lake Geneva.

Brocher Foundation Residencies

Brocher Foundation residencies last between one and four months and provide researchers the opportunity to work at the Brocher Centre on projects related to the ethical, legal, and social implications for humankind of recent medical research and new technologies. Every month, a dozen visiting researchers live and concentrate on their research project at the foundation.

The Brocher Foundation offers to successful applicants accommodations and work space. Researchers may apply independently or with other researchers to work on a collaborative project.

  • What Research residency
  • WhenIn 2018 (specific dates TBD by the Brocher and researcher)
  • WhereHermance (Geneva), Switzerland
  • Submissions Due February 18, 2017
  • Contact The Brocher Foundation
  • More Information 2018 application

For 2018, proposals of the following topics are notably welcomed: equitable access to medical care; biobanks; biosecurity and dual use dilemmas; clinical trials and research on human subjects; genetic testing and screening; health care reform; nanotechnology; neglected diseases; pandemic planning; reproductive technology; stem cells and cell therapy; organ transplantation; cyber health; neurosciences; synthetic biology.