Due to server problems the application deadline for this call is extended 24 hours to 14.00 (2 p.m.), Wednesday 20 March.

Closed call

13 February - 20 March 2019

Starting grant within medicine and health

The purpose of the grant is to give junior researchers the opportunity to establish themselves as independent researchers in Sweden. The Swedish Research Council rewards research of the highest scientific quality in national competition.

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Career support

Area

Medicine and Health

Focus

Undirected

Applicant

Individual researcher who has completed a doctoral degree more than 2 years ago and up to 7 years ago.

Participating researchers

No participating researchers can be invited to join the application.

Grant period

4 years

Grant amount

1 500 000 SEK per year

Call deadline
20 March 2019 (14.00/2 p.m.)

Publication of grant award

No later than the beginning of November 2019

Start of grant period

January 2020

Please note:

  • Please read and follow the instructions: In addition to this specific call text, you also need to read our Guide for applicantsopens in new window.
  • Please do not state anybody’s personal identity number in the application.
  • A new feature is that under this call, you must describe whether sex and gender perspectives are relevant in your research, and if so, how you will use such perspectives, or why you are choosing not use them. How sex and gender perspectives are managed in the research project will form part of the assessment of scientific quality. Read more under the heading “Research description” and on our websiteopens in new window.
  • As from spring 2019, you will need to have a data management plan for data generated within the research we award funds for. You must not submit or 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 corresponding, and also that the plan will be maintained. Read more about the work on open access to research data. opens in new window
  • Read more about grants awarded in previous yearsopens in new window.

Contact

Telephone hours are weekdays excluding public holidays from 9.00/9 a.m. to 16.00/4 p.m. while the call is open.

Calls medicine and health

ansokmh@vr.se

+46 (0)8 546 44 050

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