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Attract, integrate and retain international excellence

Many international researchers who are in Sweden with funding from the EU´s Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions move from Sweden after completing the MSCA- project. This offering makes it easier for employers in business, research institutes and public actors (outside the university and college sphere) to hire a researcher who has completed a MSCA- project in Sweden. It is an opportunity to meet organizations ´need for cutting-edge expertise in researchers´ special areas and create conditions for researchers to stay in Sweden.

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The offer in brief

What can you apply for?

Funding to cover the salary costs of employing an identified PhD MSCA researcher who is in Sweden.

Who can apply?

Companies, public organizations and research institutes outside universities and university college.

How much can you apply for?

It is possible to apply for funding of up to SEK 500,000. The grant may amount to a maximum of 100 percent of the total eligible costs for employment corresponding to full-time 6 months.

Important dates

  • We use matchmaking tools

    For this the offer we use matching tools. These tools should make it easier for employers and researchers to find each other

    Switch to Sweden - Linköping Science Park (

    MSCA Talent AI Matchmaking - Linköping Science Park (

    How to apply

    To apply for funding, you need to log in and complete an application form in our eServices portal. The application form contains questions about your project, the participants taking part in the project and your budget. 

    Download document templates for your attachments

    Plesae download the templates for the documents you need to attach to your application such as a CV or project description.

    Please allow enough time

    Please keep in mind that it takes time to complete an application. Filling in the templates can take several days, since they're based on analyses you need to do. Therefore, start the application well in advance. You can start filling in your details, then save and continue at a later time.

    When you've completed your application, please mark it as done ("klar"). You can unlock and make changes to your application at any time until the call closes. If you unlock your application, you must mark it as done ("klarmarkera") if you want the application registered when the call closes. 

    This happens when the call for proposals closed

    When your proposal has been registered, we email a confirmation to the person responsible for the user account as well as to the project manager and the signatory. This may take a few hours after the call for proposals closes. If you have not received a confirmation within 24 hours after the call for proposals closes, please contact us.

    When the call for proposals is closed, you cannot change or fill in any new information. Then you can only supplement your proposal if we ask for it.

    Who can read your proposal?

    Applications submitted to us become public documents. But we do not disclose information about the business, inventions or research results if it can be assumed that someone will suffer financial damage if the information is shown.

    This means that we must hand over the documents if someone requests them. But we keep confidential the information that we judge could mean financial damage if it is disclosed.

    This is how we handle public documents and confidentiality

    Any questions?

    If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us.

    Erik Litborn


    +46 8 473 31 98

    Sussi Trankell


    +46 8 473 31 58

    Reference number 2022-03143

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