Closed call

19 January - 22 February 2022

Grant for clinical studies within therapy research - outline application

The purpose of the grant is to provide support for clinical therapy studies that are justified by the needs of health and medical care and are expected to lead to patient and societal benefit within a relatively short period of time. Therapy studies refers to both intervention and observation studies. Areas such as prevention, diagnostics, follow-up, implementation, care and rehabilitation are also included. The grant aims to enable a constellation of researchers within regions and academia to work towards a common research goal.

Support form: Research environment and collaboration support

Subject area: Clinical Therapy Research

Focus: Clinical Therapy Research

Applicant: Individual researcher

Participating researchers: No participating researchers may be invited to join the outline application.

Grant period: 4 years

Grant amount: Minimum 1 000 000 SEK per year, maximum 20 000 000 SEK over the entire 4-year period 

Start of grant period: January 2023

Application period:

Outline application: 19 January 2022 (14.00/2 pm) – 22 February 2022 (14.00/2 pm)

Full application: 8 June 2022 (14.00/2 pm) – 23 August 2022 (14.00/2 pm)

Publication of grant award: No later than the beginning of December 2022

Please note:

  • This call requires national collaboration between a minimum of 4 regions, unless there are special reasons, and also that the application shall include user participation.
  • The grant may not be applied for to continue research or a study already funded by the Swedish Research Council.
  • As from 2022, new criteria apply for approval of administrating organisations for grants awarded by the Swedish Research Council. Although the outline application shall not be signed by the administrating organisation, you need to make sure that your organisation fulfils the requirements and has been approved by us as an administrating organisations for calls issued after 1 January 2022.
  • Please note also that the instructions for your description of ethical considerations in the application have changed as from this year. Furtermore, we also ask you to describe the management of risks or obstacles to the implementation of the project in the research plan.
  • 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 plan Opens 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.
  • As from 2022, there are guidelines for study registration and result reporting for the clinical studies funded by the Swedish Research Council. This means that information about the study shall be registered in a public study register, and that a summary of the results shall be published in the register. More information about study registration is available on the Swedish Research Council’s website. Opens in new window.

Specific instructions for the call

In addition to reading the call text, you also need to consult our Guide for applicants.

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