The Standpoint Regarding Utilisation of Funds from the SAS Schemes

The presidium of Slovak Academy of Sciences adopted the following resolution on its meeting on 7th April 2022:

SAS provides a specific support to researchers through several schemes. Currently actively running schemes (ranked hierarchically) are the following:

  1. Compensatory allowance
  2. Štefan Schwarz Fund
  3. SASPRO 2/MoRePro

A support from more above-mentioned schemes is not possible being carried at the same time.


Impulz Programme Year 1: Application Evaluation Results

Applications in Category A (proposed for funding)
Project title: Aptamer-based analytical platform for in vitro and in situ analyses of complex carbohydrates
Host organization: Plant Science and Biodiversity Center SAS
Average budget for a year: 113 000 EUR

Project title: Superconducting spintronics & emergent phenomena in low-dimensional superconductors
Host organization: Institute of Physics SAS
Average budget for a year: 118 020 EUR



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Impulz Programme

The Impulz project scheme aims to improve the scientific organizations of the Slovak Academy of Sciences (SAS) by recruiting internationally recognized scientists and highly talented young researchers who come from abroad or do not leave for abroad.

The scheme is intended to help increase the Academy's excellence, internationalization and competitiveness in the European Research Area and its success in obtaining prestigious grants.