Through a competitive process, Durham and Uppsala Universities will jointly advertise, select and fund research projects to the value of € 10,000 - € 25,000.

Successful research projects are expected to result in third-party funding applications.

Parameters of the scheme are outlined below.


  • Applicants/ PIs must be academic staff at either Durham or Uppsala Universities at any stage of their careers, and can include faculty from cooperating institutes.
  • Additional external partners can be involved, however a strong argument should be made where contribution exceeds 20%.
  • Applicants must have expertise in the applied projects.
  • Projects incorporating early career researchers or postgraduate students are encouraged.

Application Timeline:

Competition opens on Monday 27 January 2020.

Completed applications should be submitted to by midday (UK time) 8 May 2020.

If you have any questions, please contact Emma Moore (Durham) or Oskar Pettersson (Uppsala)

The application form, guidance notes as well as information about future external funding opportunities are available to download using the links below.





Ellen Sjöholm