Closed call

23 February - 29 March 2022

Network grant - Swedish research links

The purpose of the network grant Swedish Research Links is to establish a network around a specific research idea, aimed at a joint research project. The grant shall support the development of long-term joint research between Swedish researchers and researchers from low income countries and lower middle income countries.
The network grant Swedish Research Links is funded by the Government’s 17 funds, and the research shall be of particular relevance to the fight against poverty and for sustainable development in low income and lower middle income countries. Grants are available within all scientific areas.

Support form: Research environment and collaboration support

Subject area: Development Research

Focus: Swedish research links

Applicant: Individual researcher

Participating researchers: A minimum of 1 and up to 6 researchers shall be invited to join the application. At least 1 of these shall be invited as an international project leader

Grant period: 1–2 years

Grant amount: Maximum 400 000 SEK per year

Budgetary framework: 10 million SEK per year for 2 years in total

Start of grant period: January 2023

Application period: 23 February 2022 (14.00/2 pm) – 29 March 2022 (14.00/2 pm)

Publication of grant award: No later than December 2022

Please note:

  • As from 2022, new criteria apply for approval of administrating organisations for grants awarded by the Swedish Research Council. You therefore need to make sure that your organisation fulfils the requirements and has been approved by us as an administrating organisation 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.
  • Added 11 March: This applies for collaborations with researchers in Russia and Belarus Opens in new window.


Digital Information Meeting

Time: Februari 25, 2022 at 10.00–11.15

There will be a presentation of the grant form and you as an applicant will have the opportunity to ask questions about the call and the application process.

More information and registration External link, 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 Opens in new window..

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