Criteria for becoming a KIRI-member

To become a KIRI-Fellow, the applicant must be a junior researcher affiliated at KI and have been awarded either of the following:

  • Assistant professor position at KI in 2019 or 2020, centrally funded from KI (through the so-called Career Ladder).
  • Funds for ‘extension of researcher (two-year extension of previous FoAss) in 2019 or 2020, centrally funded from KI (through the so-called Career Ladder).
  • Consolidation Grants in 2019 or 2020, centrally funded from KI (through the so-called Career Ladder).
  • Clinical Researcher or Senior Clinical Researchers (funded through ALF funds) in 2019 or 2020.
  • Competitive funding in 2019 or 2020, including ERC grants, Wallenberg Academic Fellow (WAF), SSF Future Research Leaders (FFL), SSMF Major Grants, DDLS Fellow, SciLifeLab Fellow or Consolidation Grants from VR (the Swedish Research Council).

Invitations to apply for membership will be sent to those who meet the criteria.

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Researchers accepted as KIRI Fellows are offered the opportunity to participate in joint activities as well as to apply for funding for interdisciplinary collaborative projects between two researchers. The research projects, which must be of an innovative nature, receive funding through KIRI for a joint postdoctoral fellowship for 2 years.

  • Eligible researchers will be invited to apply for KIRI-membership
  • Membership is applied for on a competitive basis
  • Membership: 4 years, granted through an application procedure
  • Number of KIRI membership places: 34 for 2022 (number will increase each year)

KIRI Associates

Researchers who are not able to become members of KIRI but are interested in research projects of an interdisciplinary nature, will have the possibility to be linked to the research incubator as KIRI-Associates. Being a KIRI-Associate, you will have the opportunity to participate in a limited range of networking activities and events. Criteria for who can become KIRI-Associates will be defined at a later stage.