Region Västra Götaland invites experienced researchers from all nations to submit research proposals to MoRE2020, the Mobility for Regional Excellence Programme. MoRE2020 funds one year collaborative projects between two research and innovation milieus together with an end-user and is open for both incoming and outgoing mobility.
The Call for Proposals will be open from May 2 – September 1 2017, 24:00 CET. Final decisions will be made by Region Västra Götaland’s Regional Development Committee in December 2017.
The application to MoRE2020 must be received by Region Västra Götaland through email to the specified email address at the latest by the specified deadline stated above.
The application must be complete, i.e. all fields in the application form need to filled in, together with the required appendices.
Eligible applicants to MoRE2020 are experienced researchers together with a research and innovation milieu in Västra Götaland. Eligible research and innovation milieus include universities, science parks, research institutes and university hospitals
At the date of the call deadline, researchers must be in possession of a PhD or have four years of full-time equivalent research experience.
The proposed research must fall within one or more of the following 13 areas:
– Sustainable transport solutions
– Life science
– Green chemisy
– Marine environment and the maritime sector
– Urban development
– Material sciences
– Sustainable productio
– Information and communication technologies
– Cultural and creative industry
– Food production/Agriculture and forestry
For outgoing mobility to a third country, applying researchers must be a national or long-term resident of an EU member state or associated country. Long-term residency is defined as having lived in the EU, or an associated country, uninterrupted for five years.
Researchers must not have resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in the country of the host research and innovation milieu for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately before the call deadline. Time spent as part of a procedure for obtaining refugee status under the Geneva Convention, compulsory national service and/or short stays such as holidays are not taken into account
Researchers that are already permanently employed by the research and innovation milieu where the research training activities are planned to take place and that is recruiting them may not be supported.
How to apply?
Application forms, further instructions and other relevant documents can be found at the MoRE2020 website: www.vgregion.se/more