Given decision


Last day of application: 05/04/2017

Day of decision: Preliminary 28/09/2017

The Swedish Research Council Formas announces the availability of research grants in a transnational call for research project in the area of the interrelation between the food we eat, our intestinal microbiome and health, HDHL INTIMIC.

The call "interrelation of the Intestinal Microbiome, Diet and Health" (INTIMIC), is coordinated using the ERA-Net Cofund instrument, HDHL INTIMIC, under the umbrella of the Joint Programming Initiative a Healthy Diet for a Healthy Life (JPI HDHL). The aim of the call is to support transnational research projects and collaborations in the field. Consortia with participants from at least three different countries participating in the call can apply for funding for research projects of (up to) three-year. Formas is participating in the call with a budget of 7.5 million Swedish crowns, intended for Swedish researchers.

For more information about the countries involved, the framework of the call and information on the application process, please go to on the JPI HDHL's website.

Please note the national regulations for projects that can be funded by Formas, the eligibility criteria, what funding can be applied for and additional requirements for Formas' applicants (the call text, ANNEX B).


Contact information


Erika Ax, Senior Research Officer, Formas
Telephone: +46 (0)8 775 40 26

Erika Ax