Innovate for Humanitarian Impact: Apply for a Humanitarian Action Challenges (HAC) research grant!

The Humanitarian Action Challenges is a joint initiative between EPFL, ETH Zurich, and the ICRC, which supports project-based research on effective solutions for a greater impact of humanitarian action. These grants fuel research initiatives in science and technology, addressing urgent humanitarian concerns.

If you want to learn more about past and current HAC projects, click here.

Eligibility Criteria

Teams need an EPFL or ETH Zurich applicant with a PhD and an ICRC partner. Complementary partners from ETH domain (ETH Zurich, EPFL, EAWAG, EMPA, WSL, PSI) or from low-income countries are encouraged to join.

Funding and Duration

Projects of 6 to 24 months can secure CHF 50,000 to CHF 300,000. Applicants contribute at least 25% of the requested funding as matching funds.

Apply Now

No open call just now. Please come back early December 2023.

If you are an EPFL researcher, please follow this link to apply, if you are an ETH Zurich researcher, please follow this link.