Mobility for Regional Exellence (MoRE) in Region Västra Götaland
Region Västra Götaland invites experienced researchers from all nations to submit research proposals to the last call of the Mobility for Regional Excellence 2020 programme (MoRE2020). 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.
MoRE2020 offers experienced researchers new and exciting mobility opportunities at internationally renowned research and innovation milieus. MoRE2020 has a focus on intersectorality and requires all fellows to collaborate with end-users in the public or private sector. MoRE2020 aims to establish international collaboration of a high scientific quality between research and innovation milieus in Västra Götaland, Sweden and abroad.
The Third Call will be open from June 13, 2018 – October 1, 2018 and decisions will be made by Region Västra Götaland’s Regional Development Committee in January 2019. This is the final call for proposals for the MoRE2020 programme.
- The application to MoRE2020 must be received by Region Västra Götaland via email to the specified email address in the Guide for Applicants at the latest 12:00 CET by the specified deadline stated above.
- The application must be complete, i.e. all fields in the application form must be filled in, and submitted 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- The proposed research must fall within one or more of the following 13 areas:
- Sustainable transport solutions
- Life science
- Green chemistry
- Marine environment and the maritime sector
- Urban development
- Material sciences
- Sustainable production
- Information and communication technologies
- Cultural and creative industry
- Food production/Agriculture and forestry
How to apply?
Application forms, further instructions and other relevant documents can be found at the MoRE2020 website.
Please contact the MoRE2020 Programme Management Team if you have any questions.