This call shall promote the exchange of knowledge from the international research community to Swedish research environments, as well as contribute to the dissemination of Swedish research abroad. The aim of these grants is to encourage international contact networks and an exchange of experience between Swedish and overseas researchers.
The call is open to applications within Forte’s overall areas of responsibility: health, working life and welfare.
This call for applications includes three different types of grants.
Visiting Researcher Grant Incoming and Visiting Researcher Grant Outgoing
The Visiting Researcher Grant is firstly intended to fund shorter stays to allow for research collaboration, an exchange of experience, as well as consultations.
The purpose is to facilitate international contact networks and an exchange of experience between Swedish and overseas researchers, transfer knowledge from the international research community to the Swedish research environment, as well as contributing to the dissemination of Swedish research abroad.
The grant can cover costs for wages including social fees and remuneration, international and domestic travel and housing costs.
Grant amount Incoming: A maximum of SEK 500 000 can be applied for.
Grant amount Outgoing: A maximum of SEK 500 000 can be applied for.
The grant is designed to support the implementation of international conferences hosted by Swedish organisations. The conference grant can cover costs for invited speakers (travel, accommodation and board), funding participants from low-income countries and workshops for planning the conference.
Grant amount: A maximum of SEK 300 000 can be applied for.
11 April 2019, 2 PM CEST: Call closes
May/June 2019: Forte decides on financing
1 July 2019: Project start
More information about the call, eligibility as well as instructions for your application, can be found in the documents attached below. Please note that the application forms in Prisma differ between all grant types, including between incoming and outgoing Visiting Researcher Grants. See instructions for each type of grant.
More information about the call
Instructions for the Prisma application form (Visiting Researcher Grant Incoming)
Instructions for the Prisma application form (Visiting Researcher Grant Outgoing)
Instructions for the Prisma application form (Conference)
Criteria for approving administering organisation
Apply electronically via Prisma. You will find the call for proposals under the tab Applications and grants.