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Open call

14 January - 09 March 2021

Project grant for international research collaboration within neurodegenerative diseases (JPND)

The purpose of this grant is to support international collaboration within the EU Joint Programme – Neurodegenerative Disease Research (JPND). Sweden, via the Swedish Research Council, is one of the 22 countries taking part in the JPND call.

Support form: Project support

Subject area: Medicine and Health

Focus: JPND: Neurodegenerative diseases

Applicant: Individual researcher who participates as 1 of maximum 2 Swedish project leaders in a consortium with partners from at least 3 participating countries. Only researchers at an administrating organisation approved by the Swedish Research Council may apply

Grant period: 3 years

Grant amount:
Minimum total 1 200 000 SEK (approximately 117 000 EUR).
Maximum total 4 500 000 SEK (approximately 442 000 EUR) per project with 1 Swedish partner.
Maximum total 6 000 000 SEK (approximately 589 000 EUR) per project with 2 Swedish partners.
A Swedish participant who is also the coordinator of the consortium may apply for a further 1 500 000 SEK (approximately 147 000 EUR).

Start of grant period: January 2022

Call deadline:
Outline application:
For the consortium application to JPND: 2 March 2021 (17.00/5 pm)
For the Swedish project leader’s application in Prisma: 9 March 2021 (14.00/2 pm)

Full application:
For the consortium application to JPND: 29 June 2021 (17.00/5 pm)
For the Swedish project leader’s application in Prisma: 6 July 2021 (14.00/2 pm

Publication of grant award: No later than November 2021

Please note:

  • If you are participating as a Swedish applicant/partner in an international consortium, you must submit a parallel application to the Swedish Research Council. This is a national eligibility requirement that must be fulfilled before we can approve your participation in the consortium application.
  • You should notify the national contact person at the Swedish Research Council of your intention to participate in the call.
  • 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 applicants.