Closed call

14 September - 21 November 2017

Research project grant Röntgen-Ångström Cluster

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

The Swedish Research Council’s grant aims to give researchers the opportunity to do research withsignificant scope and depth. Framework grants can give strong research groups the freedom to actwithin relatively generous frameworks regarding funding and choice of research direction. TheSwedish Research Council supports basic research of high quality in all scientific disciplines andpromotes research cooperation and exchange of experiences.

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

Type of call

Project support

Subject area

Medicine and Health, Research infrastructure, Natural and Engineering Sciences


Röntgen-Ångström Cluster


Individual researcher

Participating researchers

At least one and up to six researchers may be invited to join the application. One of these is the German applicant/international project leader.

Grant period

1-4 years

Grant amount

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

Publication of grant award

No later than March 2018

Start of grant period

January 2018

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