On February 2, Forte will host a digital information meeting about the upcoming call ‘Health and welfare for an aging population in Sweden and India in 2022. The aim of the meeting is to inform about the call and previous experiences of conducting research on ageing and health in collaborative projects between the two countries.

Forte and the Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR) invites proposals for a joint call: Health and welfare of ageing populations in Sweden and India 2022. It is a one-step call that opened January 25, 2022 and closes April 7.

Forte therefore invites interested researchers to a digital information meeting.

In addition to receiving more information about the call and how to apply participants will hear about:

  • the current situation regarding public health and the elderly in India,
  • which research areas within the field India is especially strong in and
  • previous experiences of conducting research in collaborative projects with the country.

Invited speakers:

Professor Vinod Diwan, Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
Professor Lotta Dellve, Department of Sociology and Work Science, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
Moderator: Thomas Jacobsson, Senior Research Officer at Forte


The meeting will be held via Teams. Link to the meeting will be provided to registered participants the day before the meeting. There will be an opportunity to ask questions.

Register to the information meeting »

List for collaborating partners

During the meeting Forte will also inform about a digital contact list that will be used by Forte to help researchers find matching contacts in India and Sweden.

Are you a researcher interested in applying to the call?
Register to the contact list in advance »