Closed call

05 February - 10 March 2020

Starting grant within medcine and health

The purpose of the grant is to give junior researchers the opportunity to establish themselves as independent researchers in Sweden. The Swedish Research Council rewards research of the highest scientific quality in national competition.

Support form: Career support

Subject area: Medicine and Health

Focus: Undirected

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

Participating researchers: No researchers can be invited to participate in the application

Grant period: 4 years

Grant amount: 1 500 000 SEK per year

Start of grant period: January 2021

Application period: 5 February 2020 (14.00/2 p.m.) – 10 March 2020 (14.00/2 p.m.)

Publication of grant award: No later than November 2020

Please note:

  • As from 2020, you must explain in your research plan how your stated activity level is suited to the implementation of the research project.
  • You must describe whether sex and gender perspectives are relevant for your research and, if so, in which way you will use such perspectives. 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” and on our websiteopens in new window.
  • You will need to have a data management planopens in new window 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 equivalent, and also that the plan will be maintained.

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Contact

Telephone hours are weekdays excluding public holidays from 9.00/9 a.m. to 16.00/4 p.m. while the call is open.

Calls medicine and health

ansokmh@vr.se

+46 (0)8 546 44 050

Specific instructions for the call

In addition to reading the specific call text, you also need to consult our Guide for applicants.