Open call

10 February - 17 March 2021

Research project grant for development of methods to replace, reduce and refine animal experiments (3R)

The purpose of the project grant is to give researchers the freedom to formulate their own research idea, method and implementation, and to solve a specific research task within a limited period. The focus of this grant is to promote the development of methods for replacing, reducing and/or refining animal experiments according to the 3R principle.

Support form: Project support

Subject area: Humanities and Social Sciences, Medicine and Health, Natural and Engineering Sciences, Educational Sciences

Focus: Development of methods to replace, reduce and refine animal experiments (3R) 

Applicant: Individual researcher

Participating researchers: Up to 6 other researchers may be invited to join the application.

Grant period: 1–3 years

Grant amount: Minimum 400 000 SEK per year, maximum 800 000 SEK per year.

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:

  • 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 website.opens 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.

Specific instructions for the call

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