The call opened 14:00 12 June 2019

The call closed 14:00 27 August 2019

Research project grant Röntgen-Ångström Cluster

The Röntgen-Ångström Cluster (RÅC) is a Swedish-German research collaboration within structural biology and material sciences. The aim of the grant is to strengthen research in materials science and structural biology that uses neutron and/or synchrotron/free-electron-laser radiation and to stimulate the use and/or development of expertise in large-scale research infrastructures currently available or being planned in the geographic area.

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Project support


Medicine and Health, Research infrastructure, Natural and Engineering Sciences


Röntgen-Ångström Cluster


Individual researcher active in Sweden in collaboration with the German applicant/project leader

Participating researchers

At least 1 and up to 10 researchers may be invited to join the application. At least 1 (the German applicant/project leader) but no more than 4 of these must be active in Germany.

Grant period

1-4 years

Grant amount

Minimum 400 000 SEK per year, maximum 2 000 000 SEK per year

Call budget
A total of 63 million SEK is allocated for a four-year period

Call deadline
27 August 2019 (14.00/2 p.m.)

Publication of grant award

No later than the start of December 2019

Start of grant period

January 2020

Please note

  • Please read and follow the instructions: In addition to this specific call text, you also need to read our Guide for applicantsopens in new window.
  • As from spring 2019, you will need to have a data management planopens in new window for data generated within the research we award funds for. You must not submit or send it to us with the application for a grant, but according to our general grant terms and conditions, your administrating organisation must confirm that a data management plan will be in place when you start your project or corresponding, and also that the plan will be maintained.
  • Read more about grants awarded in previous yearsopens in new window

Call text in full

Please note: The following instructions are (unless otherwise stated) addressed to the Swedish applicant (researcher based at a Swedish university or other research institution), also called project leader. The German applicant (collaborating researcher based at a German university or other research institution), also called international project leader, should turn to Projektträger DESY for information on how to apply in the German application system.

For questions about the German part in easyonline

Caroline Toech-Mittler, DESY

+49 (40) 8998 5026