Open call

10 February - 17 March 2021

Starting grant within medicine and health

The purpose of the grant is to give junior researchers the opportunity to establish themselves as independent researchers in Sweden.

Support form: Career support

Subject area: Medicine and Health

Applicant: 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: 1 500 000 SEK per year

Budgetary framework: Approximately 30 grants will be awarded 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:

  • This year, the call includes support for the specific areas of Precision medicine, as well as Infection and antibiotics. Please state in your application if it relates to either of these areas.
  • 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.

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