Open call

18 January - 21 February 2023

Grant for clinical study within therapy research

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. A clinical study in therapy research includes both intervention and observation studies, and 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 collaborate with 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:

In Step 1 (outline application), participating researchers shall be listed in the text but cannot be invited to join the application. 

In Step 2 (full application), a minimum of 3 and maximum of 10 other researchers shall be invited to join the 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 2024

Application period: 18 January 2023 (14.00/2 pm) – 21 February 2023 (14.00/2 pm)

Publication of grant award: No later than the beginning of December 2023

Please note:

  • Please note that the application is made using a two-step procedure, and this text also includes instructions for Step 2. Only a small number of applicants will be included in Step 2. If you are included in Step 2, your full application must justify any changes you have made compared to Step 1.
  • 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 that has already awarded a grant for a clinical study in therapy by the Swedish Research Council.
  • 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. Further information about the guidelines is available here. Opens in new window.
  • Read here for information on project collaboration with researchers in Russia and Belarus 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..