NKJ: Research networks in agriculture and food system, DL for applications 21.4.2022
Uutinen - Julkaistu 22.2.2022
Researchers in agriculture and the food industry can now apply for funding for networking activities aimed at increasing the sectors’ sustainability, resilience and competitiveness.
With this funding opportunity, NKJ wants to interlink researchers in the Nordic region to find solutions on how to sustainably transform the food system.
Deadline for application submission is April 21, 2022
Networks should include applicants from research institutions from at least three different countries in the Nordic region. Each gender must be represented by a minimum of 40% of the participants in the network. PhD students and young researchers should be included in the network. Network grants are for two years of activities from August 2022 to July 2024. Stakeholders are encouraged to participate but cannot be main applicants.
Economic framework: The amount applied for from NKJ can be maximum 300.000 SEK. Networks are expected to co-finance at least 50% of the total budget.
The primary objective of the Nordic Joint Committee for Agricultural and Food Research (NKJ) is to contribute to promote and coordinate a knowledge-based agriculture and food sector in the Nordic countries. To meet this end, NKJ encourages and provides support to joint Nordic cooperation within agriculture and food research, including forestry and fishery.