Open Call for Academic Career Grant Proposal

Call for proposal

A call for proposal applications for academic career grants is announced by the Latvian Institute of Organic Synthesis (LIOS) and the Latvian Biomedical Research and Study Centre (BMC).

Academic career grants are individual grants aimed at supporting the academic career development of the project applicant.

The following types of academic career grants are available:

  • Postdoctoral grants – funding available through a competitive process for Latvian or foreign researchers.
  • Scientist (Professor) grants – funding available through a competitive process for individual projects of scientists, with the aim of creating new knowledge and technological insights, supporting the individual research projects of the most outstanding scientists in preparation for the introduction of the tenure system in Latvia.

Total available funding for the competition: EUR 6 349 280

Deadline for submitting project proposals: December 15, 2023, at 24:00

Competition regulations and application forms are available here: .pdf, .docx, .xlsx

The grant call is announced within the framework of the European Union’s Recovery and Resilience Mechanism Plan 5.2. of the reform and investment direction “Ensuring the Change of the Higher Education Governance Model” 5.2.1.r. reform “Higher Education and Science Excellence and Governance Reform” investments “Research, Development and Consolidation Grants” second round “Consolidation and Implementation Grants for Governance Changes” project implementation rules.