Current calls, week 13, 2017

Published 2017-03-28 14:30. Updated 2017-04-21 10:47Denna sida på svenska

Tips from KI Grants Office about current calls

Swedish and Nordic Grants

Short term student exchange program – RIKEN, Japan

Karolinska Institutet has a doctoral exchange agreement with RIKEN in Japan called “Short Term International Program Associate (IPA)”, and the doctoral exchange agreement enables KI PhD-students to spend between 3-6 months at RIKEN.

The application period is in April and October and the PhD-student applies directly to RIKEN. Accepted PhD-students will receive a small economical contribution from RIKEN. The Board of Doctoral Education has also allocated two travel allowances for the exchange programme.

Short term student exchange program – RIKEN, Japan

Forskarmånader för kliniskt verksamma – Cancerfonden

Anslag avser att bereda möjlighet för cancerforskare med klinisk tjänstgöring inom medicinsk-, vård-, samhälls- och beteendevetenskaplig verksamhet. Anslag beräknas på 100 procent av angiven lön, max SEK 71,400 per månad, semestertillägg och löneavgifter samt inkluderar även tillägg för indirekta kostnader.

Closing date: 27 April 2017

Forskarmånader för kliniskt verksamma – Cancerfonden

Bidrag för planeringsgrupper – Cancerfonden

Detta syftar till att sammanföra forskargrupper och forskare med likartad metodologisk eller ämnesmässig tillhörighet. 

Closing date: 27 April 2017

Bidrag för planeringsgrupper – Cancerfonden 

Research projects – Cancerfonden

Anslag avser att tillhandahålla medel för driftkostnader eller inköp av material och utrustning, samt till personal. Anslag uppgår till SEK 2.25 miljoner per år i maximalt tre år.

Closing date: 27 April 2017

Research projects – Cancerfonden 

Datadrivna lab – Vinnova

Dessa syftar till att öka den nationella kapaciteten att använda data i innovationer genom att stödja etablering av öppna miljöer för samverkan mellan akademi, innovatörer, entreprenörer, leverantörer och kunder eller användare med intresse för datadriven innovation. Den totala budgeten omfattar SEK 9 miljoner fram till 2019. Enskilda bidrag uppgår till SEK 3m med en stödnivå på maximalt 50 procent. 

Closing date: 23 May 2017

Datadrivna lab – Vinnova 

Nordic graduate education courses within register-based research – NordForsk

This supports the next generation of researchers utilising data from Nordic registers in health and welfare research, by providing high-quality education and training as well as networking platforms. The maximum applied amount is NOK 2 million. 

Closing date: 21 Jun 2017

Nordic graduate education courses within register-based research – NordForsk 

European grants

Birth day prize - Horizon 2020

This is awarded to contestants who develop a novel solution that best demonstrates a reduction in maternal or newborn morbidity and mortality or stillbirths during facility-based deliveries, and improve the quality and outcomes of care surrounding facility-based delivery. The prize is worth €2.5 million with €1m from the European Commission and the rest from partners of the initiative.

Closing date: 6 Sep 2017

Birth day prize - Horizon 2020

H2020-2017-SwafS call science with and for society - Horizon 2020

Birth day prize - Horizon 2020

Science With and For Society invites proposals for its H2020-2017-SwafS science with and for society call. The aim of this programme is to build effective cooperation between science and society, to recruit new talent for science and to pair scientific excellence with social awareness and responsibility. The indicative budget for this call is €54.55 million. Each successful proposal is expected to receive between €3m and €7.1m, although proposals for other amounts will also be considered.

Closing date: 30 Aug 2017

H2020-2017-SwafS call science with and for society - Horizon 2020

Practical courses - European Molecular Biology Organisation

Funding supports the organisation of courses to promote the transfer of new methods and emerging techniques in life science-related areas, and to enable participating students to implement novel techniques in their home laboratories. The maximum funding available for practical courses is €30,000.

Closing date: 1 Aug 2017

Practical courses - European Molecular Biology Organisation

Workshops - European Molecular Biology Organisation

These grants enable the organisation of workshops which provide scientists from the life science related subject areas with an opportunity to discuss common themes and exchange cross-disciplinary results. The maximum funding available is €30,000.

Closing date: 1 Aug 2017

Workshops - European Molecular Biology Organisation 

Conferences and conference series - European Molecular Biology Organisation

These aim to support European scientific communities by providing an opportunity for scientists to meet and discuss topics with leaders in the field. The maximum funding available for a conference held in an EMBO member country is €30,000 and €20,000 for conferences based in non-EMBC or non-cooperation countries.

Closing date: 1 Aug 2017

Conferences and conference series - European Molecular Biology Organisation

US grants

Investigations on primary immunodeficiency diseases (R01) - NIH: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, US

This announcement supports innovative investigations in primary immunodeficiency diseases. Of particular interest are the detection of primary immunodeficiency diseases, the identification of the molecular basis of these diseases and the design and pre-clinical development of innovative therapies for these diseases. Clinical trials will not be supported.

Closing dates: Applications due by 5pm local time of applicant organisation every 5 February, 5 June and 5 October until 8 May 2018.

Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA): PAR-15-130  

Lymphatics in health and disease in the digestive system, kidney and urinary tract (R01) - NIH: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, US

This R01 funding opportunity announcement supports research into aspects of lymphatic vessel physiology, development and pathophysiology related to health and diseases of the digestive system, kidney and urinary tract organs. Studies to understand the factors that control local lymphatic vessel functional anatomy and physiology and development during health or disease in these organs and systems, and the mechanisms by which alterations of lymphatic vessel function affect organ function, are of interest. Studies with a major focus on immune mechanisms are not encouraged. 

Closing dates: Applications due by 5pm local time of applicant organisation every 5 February, 5 June and 5 October until 8 September 2018.

Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA): PAR-15-306

International fellowship programme—American Respiratory Care Foundation, US

Fellowships enable healthcare professionals from outside the United States to visit US counterparts to observe the practice of respiratory care as it is performed in a variety of settings, and visit the educational programmes that teach it. The fellowship lasts for 18 days and includes visits to two cities in the United States and attendance at the AARC international respiratory congress. Expenses incurred within the US, including food, lodging, the conference registration and local ground transportation, are included. Healthcare professionals from outside the United States who have expressed a long-term commitment to the advancement of respiratory care or indicated a genuine interest in establishing respiratory care as an allied health profession are eligible.

Closing dates: June 1, 2017 (Forecast); Call has not yet been announced by funder, but this is the approximate deadline we expect. Applications are accepted between 1 January and 1 June annually. This call is repeated once a year.

International fellowship programme—American Respiratory Care Foundation, US 

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