Please note that the call text has been updated on 2 March. The following sentence has been added to the item Preliminary and previous results in the Research plan: "State also whether the project contributes further to research and scientific results from a grant awarded previously by the Swedish Research Council."

Closed call

10 February - 17 March 2021

Grant for half-time research within healthcare sciences

The purpose of the grant is to give healthcare professionals the opportunity to conduct research on a half-time basis and to establish themselves as independent researchers in parallel with developing their professional competence. The call aims to promote international collaboration and mobility within Sweden.

Support form: Career support

Subject area: Medicine and Health

Focus: Healthcare sciences

Applicant: Individual researcher who has completed a doctoral degree no more than 10 years ago.

Participating researchers: No participating researchers may be invited to join the application.

Grant period: 3 years

Grant amount: 1 850 000 SEK per year

Budgetary framework: Up to 5 grants may be funded under the call.

Start of grant period: January 2022

Application period: 10 February 2021 (14.00/2 pm) – 17 March 2021 (14.00/2 pm)

Publication of grant award: No later than the beginning of November 2021

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 Opens in new 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.

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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..