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3 MERGE Calls open!

Seedlings growing from three piles of money as well as a can of money. Photo.

Deadline June 11
Joint MERGE and BECC funding instrument for Short Projects
MERGE Short Projects
MERGE workshops

MERGE welcomes proposals for

  • 1. short research projects for the years 2021-22 with the MERGE Research Strategy 2020-2025 as a point of departure.
  • 2. MERGE workshops during 2021
  • 3. MERGE-BECC joint short projects for the years 2021-2022

You find the full description for each grant on the page For MERGE Researchers.


The "Short research project"

is a call from Lund University where partners are invited as co-applicants, but will only be able to cover salary for employed personnel at Lund University. The call is up to two short projects of 250, 000SEK, including OH and aims at a continued consolidation of the collaboration between research groups and major projects within MERGE. Connection to Bolin Center is seen positive. Deadline for sending in proposals is June 11th at 23.59.


The "MERGE workshop call"

welcomes proposals from all MERGE participants for up to two MERGE workshops open for all MERGE participants

If any questions please contact Lina Nikoleris (lina [dot] nikoleris [at] cec [dot] lu [dot] se)

Joint MERGE-BECC funding instrument for Short Projects

A series of stimulating discussions among our members at our 2020 joint BECC-MERGE Spring Meeting identified a number of knowledge gaps at the intersection of our Strategic Research Areas (SRAs), the filling of which will require joint activities and a commitment to facilitate these on the part of the SRA Boards. To stimulate the creation of such joint activities a new funding instrument has been developed and BECC and MERGE will from 2021, on a yearly basis, announce short project calls.