Note: No grants will be paid out under this call due to a new Government decision

On 22 June, the Government decided that the Swedish Research Council shall no longer fund development research. The decision means that we will not be funding any new grants in development research in 2023, and that all received applications are dismissed.

Read more about the decision

Closed call

15 March - 18 April 2023

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 development aid funds, and the research shall be of particular relevance to the fight against poverty and for sustainable development in least developed and lower middle income countries. Grants are available within all scientific fields.

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 other researchers shall be invited to join the application. At least 1 of these shall be invited as an international project manager.

Grant period: 1–2 years

Grant amount: Maximum 500 000 SEK per year

Start of grant period: January 2024

Application period: 15 March 2023 (14.00/2 pm) – 18 April 2023 (14.00/2 pm)

Publication of grant award: No later than December 2023

Please note:

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..