Foundation for Geriatric Diseases at Karolinska Institutet

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The Board of Research hereby invites applications for grants from the Foundation for Geriatric Diseases at Karolinska Institutet.


The purpose of the foundation is to promote research on geriatric diseases in the fields of dementia and atherosclerosis.


Eligible to apply are researchers, affiliated to Karolinska Institutet, and with a doctoral degree earned no more than 7 years ago. The time limit may be extended with a maximum of 24 months (equivalent to full-time) compensating for clinical activity, parental leave, military service or long-term sick leave.


Awarded grants varies between 40,000 and 130,000 SEK per person.


Applications must be submitted digitally. The online form will be available ​through KI Prisma during the application period, May 2 – 16, 2017. The application period closes 2.00 pm.


Decision of grant will be taken by the Board of Research. All applicants will be notified by e-mail in September.


For questions regarding this call please e-mail: