Projects

The FINEXUS Center is entirely self-funded. All the researchers are typically funded by Swiss SNF or EU projects grants. Current grants include:

  1. Swiss National Science Foundation Professorship grant no. PP00P1-172890. Total budget: over CHF 1,500,000. Topic: Systemic Risk and Financial Networks.
  2. DOLFINS: H2020-FET grant no. 640772. Total budget EUR 4.2M. UZH budget is approximately EUR 1,050,000, provided by the Swiss State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) under contract number: 15.0012. Duration Mar 2015 - May 2018. Topics: endogenous credit in financial networks, incentives for sustainability, civic engagement.
  3. SEIMETRICS: H2020-FET grant no. 649982. UZH budget: EUR 110,000. Duration 2015 – 2018. Topics: metrics to account for climate impact of portfolio investments.
  4. ISIGROWTH: H2020 grant no. 649186. UZH budget: EUR 350,000. Duration 2015 – 2018. Topics: financial innovation and real economy growth, inequality.
  5. OpenMaker, H2020- grant no. 687941. UZH budget: EUR 130,000. Topic: social innovation in real and financial sector. Duration 2016-2019.
  6. BigDataFinance (“Big Data in Financial Research and Risk Management”) Marie Curie Innovative Training Network grant no. 675044. UZH budget: EUR 530,000. Topic: Doctoral training of 15 researchers at the crossroad of Finance and Big Data. Duration 2016-2019. For this project, the Chair of Professor Battiston is hosting two of the 13 fellows.

Past funding sources:

  1. SIMPOL: FP7-FET grant no. 610704. Total budget EUR 1.8M. UZH budget: EUR 330,000. Duration Nov 2013 - Feb 2017. Topics: Financial networks, climate-finance and networks of influence in the policy process.
  2. FINREALNETS:Individual Fellowship, Call: H2020-MSCA-IF-2015, grant no. 704936. Funds received: EUR 45,000 approx. Topic: Financial and Real Sector Networks in Europe.
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