Seed Funding for Sino-Nordic Research Collaboration – Call is open

18 March 2022

Do you want to prepare a research project and write a proposal for a major external grant, in cooperation with Nordic and Chinese researchers? 

Application is now open for the 10.000 EUR planning grant for projects within the Nordic Centre's four interdisciplinary thematic focus areas:

  • Sino-Nordic perspectives
  • Sustainable development
  • Digitalization and technology
  • Health and welfare

The purpose is to support the development of strong and strategic research and innovation partnerships between Nordic and Chinese universities, and to give researchers from the Nordic Centre member institutions better opportunities to prepare for larger joint research projects and write proposals for major external research grants.

Application period: March 15–October 1, 2022

The grant is a lump-sum of 10 000 EUR per project. The funds may be used for costs related to the project application development such as salary costs creating focused time to prepare the application, pilot study costs, travel, meetings, or other costs for preparing the project and build the partnership structure.

More information, Terms of Reference and application form is found on the Nordic Centre website