Open call

02 June - 17 August 2021

Project grant for research within post-COVID syndrome

The purpose of the project grant is to fund research into remaining or late-onset symptoms following COVID-19 infection (post-COVID syndrome).

Support form: Project support

Subject area: Clinical Therapy Research, Medicine and Health

Focus: Post-COVID

Applicant: Individual researcher

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

Grant period: 1–4 years.

Grant amount: Minimum 400 000 SEK per year, maximum 2 500 000 SEK per year

Budgetary framework: 50 million SEK

Start of grant period: January 2022

Application period: 02 June 2021 (14.00/2 pm) – 17 August 2021 (14.00/2 pm)

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

Please note:

  • 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, or why you choose not to do so. 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 plan opens in new windowfor 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.