Applications for research environment grants within clinical therapy research are submitted in a two-step process. The following instructions apply to applicants, who have submitted an accepted project outline and who have subsequently received an invitation to provide a full application.

Closed call

12 June - 27 August 2019

Research environment grant within clinical therapy research

(FULL APPLICATION) The purpose of the grant is to provide support for clinical therapy studies that are justified by the needs of health and medical care and are expected to lead to patient and societal benefit within a relatively short period of time. Therapy studies refers to both intervention and observation studies. Areas such as prevention, diagnostics, follow-up, implementation, care and rehabilitation are also included. The grant aims to enable a constellation of researchers within county councils/regions and academia to work towards a common research goal.The Swedish Research Council rewards research of the highest scientific quality in national competition.

Support form

Research environment and collaboration support

Area

Clinical Therapy Research

Focus

Clinical therapy research

Applicant

Individual researcher

Participating researchers

A minimum of 1 and up to 10 researchers shall be invited to join the application.

Grant period

3 years

Grant amount

The maximum amount is 20 million SEK for 3 years. The minimum amount you may apply for is 400 000 SEK per year.

Budget framework

A total of 240 million SEK over a 3-year period has been set aside for this call.

Call deadline

The full application closes 27 August (14:00)

Publication of grant award

No later than the beginning 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
  • A new feature is that under this call, you must describe whether sex and gender perspectives are relevant in your research, and if so, how you will use such perspectives, or why you are choosing not to use them. How sex and gender perspectives are managed in the research project will form part of the assessment of scientific quality. Read more under the heading ”Research description”.
  • As from spring 2019, you will need to have a data management planopens in new window (DMP) 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

Full application

Applications for research environment grants within clinical therapy research are submitted in a two-step process. The following instructions apply to applicants, who have submitted an accepted project outline and who have subsequently received an invitation to provide a full application.

Compared to the outline application, the full application must include the following:

  • a more comprehensive project plan, including specific interim goals to be reported back and evaluated on an ongoing basis
  • more detailed descriptions of “Call-specific information” (see below)
  • a full budget description
  • a full list of publications
  • participating researchers (mandatory minimum is one), plus their CV details and publications.

Contrary to what applies to the outline application, the full application must also be signed by an authorised representative of the administrating organisation. See further instructions below.

Major discrepancies between the outline application and full application relating to the research plan or budget may only occur if a need for these have been indicated by the review panel and communicated in the specific statement.

Download the call text for the outline application .PDF (pdf, 964.4 kB)