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The National Research Programme on Climate: Future Pathways

Last day of application: 14:00, 26/04/2018

Day of decision: 14/11/2018

This call welcomes research projects within two areas. The budget stated for area 1 and area 2 together is up to SEK 168, 4 million. The funds for the call will be distributed between the two areas on the basis of the number and quality of applications received. Formas’ aim is to fund high-quality projects in both areas. Please observe that at clarification about special requirements for researchers early in their careerhas been added to the call text. 2018-03-22.

Area 1: Research projects on: Fulfilment of goals, governance and approaches

You can apply: To be eligible to apply for a grant for research projects the main applicant and participating researchers must have a doctoral degree. Other personnel participating in the project do not need to have a doctoral degree.

The grant administrator must be a Swedish university, university college, research institute or government agency that fulfills Formas' eligibility requirements for grant administrating organisations. There is no age limit for applicants or participating researchers, but fully retired researchers cannot obtain funding for their salary.

How much you can apply for: Up to SEK 2.5 million per year.
The length of the project: Up to 4 years.
In total Formas grants: Up to SEK 168.4 million for area 1 and 2 together.
Special requirements for the project constellation: The project must include at least one early-career researcher. There is no requirement for co-funding.

Call text

Here, in the full call texts you can find guidelines for your application and other information about the calls. Area 1: Research projects on: Fulfilment of goals, governance and approaches

Area 2: Research projects on models and methods that break new ground

You can apply: To be eligible to apply for a grant for research projects the main applicant and participating researchers must have a doctoral degree. Other personnel participating in the project do not need to have a doctoral degree.

The grant administrator must be a Swedish university, university college, research institute or government agency that fulfills Formas' eligibility requirements for grant administrating organisations. There is no age limit for applicants or participating researchers, but fully retired researchers cannot obtain funding for their salary.

How much you can apply for: Up to SEK 2.5 million per year.
The length of the project: Up to 4 years.
In total Formas grants: Up to SEK 168.4 million for area 1 and 2 together.
Special requirements for the project constellation: The project must include at least one early-career researcher. There is no requirement for co-funding.
Special requirements for project collaboration: The project must include some international collaboration.

Call text

Here, in the full call texts you can find guidelines for your application and other information about the calls. Area 2: Research projects on models and methods that break new ground

Would you like to know more about the call?

Formas will provide an opportunity for exchange of information and dialogue regarding the call on 23 March 2018 in Stockholm. The meeting is held in Swedish, but you are of course welcome to attend, ask questions and network in English. More information and registration here (in Swedish).

How to apply

Prisma

The application should be submitted through the application system Prisma.
Guidelines for what your application should contain and information about evaluation criteria will be provided in the full call texts.

Links

General instructions for applicants to Formas
Formas requirements for grant administrating organisations
 
Formas instructions for using Prisma 
Prisma user support 
Apply in Prisma 

Contact information

Responsible:
Maria Alm
Phone: +46(0)8-775 40 48 
E-mail: maria.alm@formas.se

Sandro Caruso
Phone: +46(0)8-775 40 64  
E-mail: sandro.caruso@formas.se

Administrative support
Pernilla Hjerth Elgström
Phone: +46 (0)8-775 40 33
E-mail: pernilla.hjerthelgstrom@formas.se


The National Research Programme on Climate
The National Research Programme on Climate shall contribute to reaching Sweden's target of becoming a fossil-free welfare society and its ambition to be a leader in the global efforts to make the Paris Agreement's targets into reality. The programme is implemented in collaboration with other relevant research financiers and actors, and calls will be made continuously during the ten year period of the programme. Future Pathways is the second call within the research programme. Click here to read more.

Maria Alm

3/8/2018