2015 VINNMER Marie Curie Incoming Fellowships for International Researchers in Sweden, and applications are submitted till 16th September 2014. VINNOVA offers 100 Marie Curie Incoming Fellowships for research within the Mobility for Growth programme in Sweden. The call targets internationally experienced researchers currently working outside Sweden who have a doctorate (or at least four years’ full-time equivalent research experience) in collaborating with private and/or public sector organisations. For highly experienced researchers (more than ten years’ full-time equivalent research experience) collaboration is optional. The grant is intended to fund half the salary of the researcher (project leader) for the duration of the project. It also covers additional relevant and justifiable costs relating to mobility. Full details:
School(Institutions/ Country): | Sweden
Level: Research Project
Field(s): VINNOVA has opened a call for proposals within the Mobility for Growth programme entitled VINNMER Marie Curie Incoming.
Deadline: 16th September 2014.
Funded By: VINNOVA co-financed by the European Union through the Marie Curie Action
Beneficiaries(Target Groups): 2015 VINNMER Marie Curie Incoming Fellowships are targeted for International researchers (working outside Sweden).
‣ Award No: At least 100 researchers are expected to be made VINNMER Marie Curie Fellows throughout the Mobility for Growth programme.
‣ Scholarship Duration: The grant is intended to fund half the salary of the
researcher (project leader) for the duration of the project. It also covers additional relevant and justifiable costs relating to mobility.
‣ Scholarship covers: The grant covers: Max. 50% of salary incl. Swedish employment fees. The grant may also cover (relevant and reasonable) additional costs relating to mobility: Travel, Per diem, Increased living costs, Extra support for fellows with families e.g. school fees,Training and conference fees, Financial support for PhD students mentored by the researcher in the international organisation to enable mentoring at the Swedish organisation (max. SEK 50000/year/student for travel costs, subsistence and accommodation) and other relevant costs (to be specified).
‣ The call 2015 VINNMER Marie Curie Incoming Fellowships is for funding incoming mobility of experienced researchers in possession of a doctorate or at least four years’ full-time equivalent research experience.
‣ The researcher should be outside Sweden at the time of the application and spend at least 67 percent of the project duration in Sweden.
‣ For highly experienced researchers (more than ten years’ full-time equivalent research experience) collaboration is optional.
‣ The call targets international researchers interested in transnational mobility as a career development option, as well as Swedish private or public R&I organisations (as host organisations) which promote and invest in key people and value-collaboration between private and public sectors as a pathway to success.
‣ The call promotes gender equality, as noted in VINNOVA’s mission statement. Under representation of gender among female and male researchers can be given strategic priority in areas where there is great need to equalise such imbalances.
‣ The Swedish-based organisation is the applicant and formal recipient of the grant but the researcher should be the project leader for the research project and the main author of the application.
‣ The call, VINNMER Marie Curie Incoming and the programme Mobility for Growth is co-financed by the European Union through the Marie Curie Action.
‣ No individual researcher may benefit from more than one Marie Curie Action at a time. Researchers who already have ongoing Marie Curie fellowships may only start a VINNMER Marie Curie fellowship after completing their first fellowship.
‣ Current or former VINNMER Fellows may not apply to VINNMER Marie Curie Incoming.
The following criteria will determine VINNOVA’s decision on financing of project proposals:
‣ R&I Quality
‣ Assessment of need for better gender balance in higher positions (such as professors, research director and the like) can be carried out when documentation is provided. Proposals within areas with a high level of need for better gender distributions can result in strategic decisions which promote the underrepresented gender so as to equalise gender imbalances.
‣ Applications are submitted electronically through the application service to VINNOVA’s e-Services Portal.
‣ Scholarship Applications are due on 16th September 2014.
‣ Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website
‣ It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.