14/07/2016

SSF Individual Grants for Future Research Leaders

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  • ORGANISATION NAME
    Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research (SSF)
  • ORGANISATION COUNTRY
    Sweden
  • FUNDING TYPE
    Funding
    Mobility Incoming
  • DEADLINE DESCRIPTION
    November
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Professions and applied sciences
  • CAREER STAGE
    First Stage Researcher (R1) (Up to the point of PhD)
    Recognised Researcher (R2) (PhD holders or equivalent who are not yet fully independent)
    Established Researcher (R3) (Researchers who have developed a level of independence)
    Leading Researcher (R4) (Researchers leading their research area or field)

Description

Outline

Provides funding for young researcher to start research projects in Sweden. The Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research (SSF) that supports research in natural sciences, engineering and medicine allocates annually about 20 grants for the call "Future Research Leaders". Each grant will be of SEK 12 million (incl. overhead), covering a period of five years. The aim of this programme is to support and promote young scientists of the highest standing, who have the potential to become future leaders of academic and/or industrial research in Sweden. The purpose is also that the future research leader will understand the process of implementing research results. The future research leader is at a later stage of the research career expected to assume responsibility of constellations larger than her/his own research group.

Eligibility

What is funded

SEK 12 million each (incl. overhead). This programme is open to young scientists from Sweden as well as from other countries. The grant is intended for innovative research at a Swedish research organisation - university or public or private non-profit research institute - of the choice of the grantee. The grant is primarily intended for building a research group. Maximum 20 % of the grant may be used to cover the recipient's own salary.

Duration

5 years

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