Closed call

10 February - 19 April 2016

Research project grant in development research

The aim of this grant is to allow researchers the freedom to identify the research idea, methods and implementation steps, and to solve a specific research task within a limited period of time. The research project grant in development research is financed through the development aid funds provided by the government, and research receiving support must be of relevance to poverty reduction and sustainable development in low income countries. The Swedish Research Council supports research of the highest quality in national competition.

Type of call

Project support

Subject area

Development Research


Development Research


Individual researcher

Participating researchers

Up to six researchers may be invited to join the application.

Grant period

1-4 years

Grant amount

Minimum 300,000 SEK per year, maximum 2,000,000 SEK per year

Publication of grant award

No later than beginning of November 2016

Start of grant period

January 2017

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