The BILD cohort is supported by grants through the following funding entitites:

  • Swiss National Science Foundation
  • Swiss Tobacco Prevention Fund
  • European Respiratory Society (ERS)
  • Austrian, German, and Swiss Paediatric Respiratory societies
  • Swiss Society of Pediatric Pneumology (SGPP)
Infrastructure for the study is provided by the study centres, University of Basel Children's Hosptial (UKBB) and Bern Inselspital.