Monday, July 10, 2017

Mobility for Regional Excellence Programme for International Students in Sweden



Mobility for Regional Excellence Programme is open for all the applicants from all around the world to conduct research in Sweden for the academic session of 2017. The programme is available for experienced researchers to gain new and exciting mobility experiences in international mobility.
The purpose of MoRE was to attract international researchers to Västra Götaland’s excellent research milieus and to offer researchers from Västra Götaland the opportunity of visiting and working at excellent research milieus abroad.
Region Västra Götaland has the possibility to becom
e a leading knowledge region in Europe and has already been classified as an Innovation Leader by the EU Regional Innovation Scoreboard 2016. The region hosts five universities, strong research and innovation milieus, the headquarters of the Swedish Research Institute and successful milieus for entrepreneurship and innovation.
Course Level: The programme is available to pursue research.
Study Subject: The programme is awarded in the following fields:
  • Sustainable transport solutions
  • Life science
  • Green chemistry
  • Marine environment and the maritime sector
  • Urban development
  • Material sciences
  • Sustainable production
  • Information and communication technologies
  • Energy
  • Textile/Fashion/Design
  • Cultural and creative industry
  • Food production/Agriculture and forestry
  • Tourism
Scholarship Award: The programme will cover the following:
  • 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.
Numbers of Scholarships: Not known
Scholarship can be taken in Sweden
Eligibility: Applicants must meet the following area for the programme:
  • 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 fill 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 chemistry
  • Marine environment and the maritime sector
  • Urban development
  • Material sciences
  • Sustainable production
  • Information and communication technologies
  • Energy
  • Textile/Fashion/Design
  • Cultural and creative industry
  • Food production/Agriculture and forestry
  • Tourism
  • 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.
Nationality: Applicants from across the world can apply for the programme.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirement: Applicants either in possession of a doctoral degree or have at least four years of full-time equivalent research experience.
English Language Requirement: Applicants must meet the necessary language proficiency requirements of the host institution.
How to Apply: Applicants can apply through email.
  • The final proposal (Application form and all appendices) must be sent by e-mail as a PDF document to regionutveckling-at-vgregion.se before the deadline stated in the Call for Proposals
  • MoRE2020 is an international mobility programme. As such, all documents should be completed in English.
  • The following mandatory appendices to the application must be submitted: a. Mandatory appendices application form: Project description, Career plan, CV (available for download on the website)
  • Supporting letter from collaborating end-user
  • Complete and submit the additional appendices if necessary:
  • Supporting letter from the collaborating research and innovation milieu abroad
(Available for download on the website)
  • Ethics Self-Assessment form (available for download on the website)
  • Application Form
Application Deadline: The application deadline is September 1, 2017.
Scholarship Link

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