For 2021, RA8 – Biodiversity and climate have 400 000 SEK to support smaller/pilot projects, workshops, equipment, field work, conference participation, etc.

The money has to be used during 2021.

Application for “Seed money” should be submitted to all RA8-leaders before February 28, 2021.

Our aim is to support as many good ideas as possible and we thus expect applications for funding of maximum 50 000 SEK.

How to apply:

  • Applications should be one A4-page and outline the planned activities, their relevance to biodiversity and climate, as well as their potential long-term importance.
  • For applications, we expect only information related to CV and publications of the applicant(s) that is directly relevant to the applied project.
  • Applications will be evaluated based on the scientific quality of project, the relevance of project to RA8 (i.e., to the field of biodiversity and climate as defined by the research area description), the urgency of collecting data this year, and lack of other funding.
  • If you have been granted money from RA8 for 2020 that will be used during 2021, then specify how the new project relate to the previous.
  • We welcome applications from members of RA8, where the main applicant is an employee at SU, KTH or SMHI.