Open call

03 March - 04 May 2021

Research project grant Röntgen-Ångström Cluster

Röntgen-Ångström Cluster (RÅC) is a German-Swedish research collaboration in structural biology and materials science. The purpose is to strengthen research in materials science and structural biology that uses neutron and synchrotron radiation (also free electron laser radiation), and to stimulate the use and/or accumulation of competence for major research infrastructures that already exist or are planned within the framework for the collaboration.

Support form: Project support

Subject area: Natural and Engineering Sciences

Focus: Röntgen-Ångström Cluster 

Applicant: Individual researcher active in Sweden in collaboration with an applicant/project leader in Germany

Participating researchers: A minimum of 1 and maximum of 5 researchers shall be invited to participate. In addition to the mandatory applicant/international project leader from Germany, 4 researchers active in Sweden may be invited to participate in the application.

Grant period: 1-4 year

Grant amount: Minimum 500 000 SEK per year, maximum 2 000 000 SEK per year

Budgetary framework: Approximately 60 million SEK

Start of grant period: January 2022

Application period: 3 March 2021 (14.00/2 pm) – 4 May 2021 (14.00/2 pm)

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

Note: Unless otherwise is stated, the following instructions are aimed at the applicant from Sweden (researcher based at a Swedish HEI or other research institution), also known as the ‘project leader’. The applicant in Germany (collaborating researcher based at a German HEI or other research institution), also known as the ‘international project leader’, shall contact Projektträger DESY for information about how to apply in the German application system.