The proportion of older people in Sweden is increasing. This development is leading to significant challenges for both health care and aged services. Research on initiatives that support active and healthy ageing is important. We now announce a call for proposals to strengthen the research on ageing and health.

The call at a glance


Type of grant: Project

Grant length: Up to 3 years

Project start: November 2017

Who can apply: Those who hold a PhD degree and are connected to an approved administrative organisation

Budget framework: 30 million SEK has been allocated for a three-year period

Grant amount: Between 0,5 and 2 million SEK per year and project

Deadline of the call: 18th of May 2017, at 17:00 CET

Grant decision: September/October

Applications to Forte for research project on ageing and health are made in a one-step process. The applications should to be written in English as they will be assessed by international experts.

Only one research application is permitted per project leader. It is possible to apply for funding within this call even if you have applied with the same or similar application in this year’s open call for proposals for project grants.

The deadline for applications is the 18th of May 2017 at 17:00 CET. More information about the call and application process can be found in the files attached below.