The aim of the distinguished professor programme is to create conditions for the most prominent researchers to conduct long-term, ground-breaking research with great potential for achieving scientific breakthroughs. The grant shall also enable the establishment and build-up of a major research environment of the highest quality around a leading researcher.
Applicant: Individual researcher who completed a doctoral degree more than 12 years ago.
Participating researchers: No other researchers may be invited to join the application.
Grant period: 8 years.
Grant amount: 4 000 000 SEK per year.