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06 March - 09 April 2019

Starting grant for research within new nuclear technology

The aim of the grant is to provide junior researchers with the opportunity to establish themselves as independent researchers in Sweden within the area new nuclear technology.

The focus aims in particular to safeguard advanced competence within the area of new nuclear technology for the fourth generation of nuclear power, in order to maintain safety competency at the highest level and make it possible for Swedish researchers to become engaged in the major international research programmes within the area. The Swedish Research Council rewards research of the highest scientific quality in national competition.

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Career support


Natural and Engineering Sciences


New nuclear technology


Individual researcher who has completed a doctoral degree more than 2 years ago and up to 7 years ago.

Participating researchers

No participating researchers may be invited to join the application.

Grant period

4 years

Grant amount

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

Call deadline
9 April 2019 (14.00/2 p.m.)

Publication of grant award

No later than the beginning of November 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.
  • Please do not state anybody’s personal identity number in the application.
  • As from spring 2019, you will need to have a data management plan for data generated within the research we award funds for. You must not send the plan to us, 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 the work on open access to research data.opens in new window
  • Read more about grants awarded in previous years.opens in new window

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