Financial support

Currently, i.e. in 2012, the SAPALDIA project is supported

  • by a major grant from the Swiss National Foundation for Scientific Research (grant number 33CS30_134276, from April 1st, 2011, until March 31st, 2014) as part of the national program for cohort studies 

In addition, i.e. from 1991 to 2011, the SAPALDIA project is or has been supported by

  • numerous previous grants from the Swiss National Foundation for Scientific Research (grants no 4026-28099, 3247BO-104283, 3247BO-104288, 3247BO-104284, 32-65896.01, 32-59302.99, 32-52720.97, 32-4253.94, etc)

Special contributions from governmental agencies from Switzerland:

  • Canton's government of Aargau, Basel-Stadt, Basel-Land, Geneva, Luzern, Ticino, Valais and Zurich
  • Federal Office for Forest, Environment and Landscape
  • Federal Office of Public Health
  • Federal Office of Roads and Transport
  • SUVA

Private, non-profit organisations:

  • Swiss Lung League
  • The canton's Lung League of Basel Stadt/ Basel Landschaft, Geneva, Ticino, Valais and Zurich
  • Freiwillige Akademische Gesellschaft
  • European Commission 018996 (GABRIEL)

Other foundations or companies:

  • UBS Wealth Foundation
  • Talecris Biotherapeutics GmbH
  • Abbott Diagnostics
  • Wellcome Trust WT 084703MA