Closed call

22 February - 28 March 2023

Project grant for research into viruses and pandemics – from fundamental mechanisms to medical interventions

The purpose of the project grant is to give researchers the freedom to formulate their own research idea, method and implementation, and to solve a specific research task within a limited period. The focus of this call is on research into basic virology and fundamental disease mechanisms caused by viruses. It also covers research into areas such as zoonoses, the development of medicines, vaccines, diagnostics and treatments. The initiative is part of the national research programme in viruses and pandemics.

Support form: Project support

Subject area: Medicine and Health, Natural and Engineering Sciences, Development Research

Focus: Viruses and pandemics

Applicant: Individual researcher

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

Grant period: 1–3 years

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

Start of grant period: January 2024

Application period: 22 February 2023 (14.00/2 pm) – 28 March 2023 (14.00/2 pm)

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

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