Tag: Swedish Research Council

The Swedish Research Council launches new research funding possibilities

On February 23, the Swedish Research Council (SRC) launched 12 new research funding calls. Among these funding opportunities, four are related to the theme of development and development research.

Get inspired and learn more about the Swedish development researchers awarded the grants in 2020.

List of Development funding

In order to support SweDev’s growing research community, SweDev Secretariat introduces an overview of grants for development researchers. Below are 4 new grants opportunity recently published by the SRC. The application deadline is 29 March 2022.

Research project grants in development research

Establishment Grants in Development Research

Network grants – Swedish research links

International postdoc in development research

Swedish Research Council

The Swedish Research Council is Sweden’s largest governmental research funding body and supports research of the highest quality within all scientific fields. Every year, we pay out almost 7 billion SEK to support Swedish research.

Consult the guide for applicants and read more about how applications are assessed.

Four development research funding calls by the Swedish Research Council

The Swedish Research Council has launched four new and open calls related to development and development research.

The Swedish Research Council is Sweden’s largest governmental research funding body and supports research of the highest quality within all scientific fields. Every year, we pay out almost 7 billion SEK to support Swedish research.

Research project grant within development research

The purpose of the Research project grants in development research 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. Project grants in development research are 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 low-income countries.

Grant period: 4 years
Grant amount: Minimum 400 000 SEK and maximum 1 500 000 SEK per year, however, a total maximum of 4 500 000 SEK if the application is for 4 years.

Starting grant within development research

The purpose of the grant is to give junior researchers the opportunity to establish themselves as independent researchers in Sweden. The grant is also intended to promote the quality and renewal of Swedish research.
Establishment grants in Development Research are 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 low-income countries.

Grant period: 4 years
Grant amount: Minimum 400 000 SEK per year, maximum 1 200 000 SEK per year.

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.

Grant period: 1 – 2 years
Grant amount: Maximum 400 000 SEK per year.

International postdoc within development research

The purpose of the grant is to give newly qualified researchers with a doctoral degree from a Swedish higher education institution (HEI) the opportunity to expand their networks and their competencies by working abroad under secure employment conditions. The grant is also intended to promote the quality and renewal of Swedish research. International postdoc grants in development research are 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 low-income countries.

Grant period: 18–36 months
Grant amount: 1 150 000 SEK per year.

Consult the guide for applicants and read more about how applications are assessed.