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Funding opportunities

This page is under construction.
Here you find a selection of open calls, and below that a list of relevant funders. Note that all calls and news related to Horizon Europe will be posted on the Horizon Europe support page (left margin).


Open calls

This list contains open calls that has come to our knowledge. There may be additional opportunities from the funders listed below this section.


  • FACCE-JPI and the ERA-Net SusCrop Joint Call on Agrobiodiversity. Mandatory pre-registration close May 4, Deadline June 22.
    Link to call on

  • The Oscar and Lili Lamm Memorial Foundation. The 2022 call for proposals will cover landscape conservation and plant health. Deadline June 1.
    Link to call on
  • Region Skåne Environmental Fund (miljömålsfonden) Deadline 3 June
    Link to
  • Lund University Strategic Research Areas call for funding: Seed funding for emerging research topics. Target group PI:s in the SRA:s. Contact your SRA for information. Deadline September 15.




List of funders 

Under construction

For funders with annual calls, the approximate deadline is stated within brackets. Note that some funders, Formas and VR especially, have more calls than just the annual ones.


Governmental funders: Research councils, Governmental agencies etc.

Foundations etc.

  • Carl Tryggers Stiftelse
  • Climate Change AI
  • KSLA
  • KVA
  • Lantmännen
  • NordGen
  • Olle Engkvist
  • Ragnar Söderbergs stiftelse
  • Riksbankens Jubileumsfond
  • Skogssällskapet
  • SSF - Swedish Foundation for Strategic research
  • Stiftelsen Lantbruksforskning
  • Södra Research Foundation
  • Viable Cities
  • Wallenberg

Horizon Europe

  • Work programmes Cluster 5
  • Work programmes Cluster 6
  • MSCA
  • ERC

Funders of special interest for junior researchers

  • Baltic University Program - mobility grant
  • Craaford
  • Erasmus
  • Fysiografen
  • Humbolt Scholarships for Post-Doctoral Training on Sustainable Development in Germany (all areas)
  • IIASA Postdoc Peter E De Janous
  • IIASA YSSP - for PhD-students
  • Ragnar Sellbergs foundation
  • Stiftelsen Lamm
  • Åforsk
  • Handelsrådet (Stipend)
  • National geographic (Stipend)

Lund University internal calls

  • BECC
  • LU Funding for commissioned education
  • LU Funding for equal opportunities initiatives
  • LU Infrastructure
  • LU Oscar II scolorship
  • Pufendorf ASG
  • Pufendorf Theme

Funders aimed at consortiums

  • Belmont Forum
  • Biodiversa +
  • JPI climate
  • JPI facce
  • JPI oceans
  • JPI Urban Europé
  • LIFE +
  • Mistra
  • Nordforsk
  • Nordic Council of Ministers
  • Novo Nordisk Fonden


Sustainability Forum Funding page

Sustainability Forum has a nice collection of open calls and funding news in the For researchers section:

Funding opportunities on


Grants calendar

The Grants Calendar is presently not updated by CEC staff, so relevant calls may not be included.

The Grants Calendar lists calls according to the deadline date, and you can easily select the calls according to categories, type of funding or search by free text. To access the Grants Calendar you log in with your Lucat ID. 

Grants Calendar on



Research coordinator
Marianne Hall
marianne [dot] hall [at] cec [dot] lu [dot] se
+46 73 046 16 73