Note! Deadline for this call is extended to 18 August.

Closed call

29 April - 18 August 2020

Network grant within the infection area: knowledge gaps within antimicrobial resistance

The purpose of the network grant is to create an opportunity for a broad constellation of researchers, clinicians, innovators and experts to create a national network for coordinating a research question, sharing research data, or using infrastructure that is relevant to research into knowledge gaps within antimicrobial resistance.

The call is made within the framework for the national research programme on antibiotic resistance, which is a Government mandate to the Swedish Research Council. The goal is that the networks receiving support will contribute to the implementation of the national research programme’s strategic research agenda. The Swedish Research Council rewards research of the highest scientific quality in national competition.

Link to the National research programme’s strategic research agenda. (In Swedish) Opens in new window.

Support form: Research environment and collaboration support

Subject area: Medicine and Health

Focus: Infection and antibiotics 

Applicant: Individual researcher

Participating researchers: Minimum 3 and maximum 6 other researchers shall be invited to join the application. Minimum 2 of these shall be junior researchers who completed a doctoral degree no more than 8 years ago. The network shall include further experts, representing different actors that contribute to national collaboration (see below under “Collaboration plan” for a definition).

Grant period: 1–2 years

Grant amount: 600 000 SEK per network

Budgetary framework: 5 million SEK

Start of grant period: January 2021

Application period: 29 April 2020 (14.00/2 p.m.) – 18 August 2020 (14.00/2 p.m.)

Publication of grant award: No later than the beginning of December 2020.

Please note:

  • 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 website. Opens in new window.
  • You will need to have a data management plan Opens 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.

Specific instructions for the call

In addition to reading the call text, you also need to consult our Guide for applicants Opens in new window..