Closed call

07 March - 10 April 2018

Research project grant – Development research

The purpose of the research project grant is to give researchers the freedom to formulate by themselves the research concept, method and implementation, and to solve a specific research task within a limited period. Research project grants in Development research are funded by the Government's development aid funds, and the research shall be relevant to the fight against poverty and for sustainable development in low income countries. The Swedish Research Council rewards research of the highest scientific quality in national competition.

Type of call

Project support

Subject area

Development Research


Individual researcher

Participating researchers

A maximum of six researchers may be invited to join the application

Grant period

1–4 years

Grant amount

Minimum 400 000 SEK per year, maximum 1 500 000 SEK per year

Publication of grant award

No earlier than January 2019

Start of grant period

January 2019

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