Published: 23-05-2024 10:27 | Updated: 23-05-2024 10:27

NeurotechEU collaboration grant 2024

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To foster fresh collaborations and interactions across the NeurotechEU network, the KI NeurotechEU group is introducing funding opportunities for short-term visits by KI faculty and researchers.

These visits aim to facilitate the planning or execution of collaborative endeavors with NeurotechEU partners. The grant can be used to cover costs for transportation and accommodation at the host site for the proposed period (minimum 3 days) with a maximum amount of 25 000 SEK. 

A requirement to qualify for the KI NeurotechEU collaboration grant is to collaborate with one or more partners within the NeurotechEU consortium. These partners include: Radboud University (The Netherlands), Universidad Miguel Hernández (Spain), Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn (Germany), Boğaziçi Üniversitesi (Turkey), Universitatea de Medicină și Farmacie din Cluj-Napoca (Romania), Université de Lille (France) and Háskólinn í Reykjavík (Iceland).

Assessment of applications

All applications are assessed based on the following criteria                           :

  • Scientific quality and potential of the proposed project.
  • Potential to establish or consolidate collaborations in education, research, and innovation.
  • Endorsement letter by the proposed host

Application process 

This is an ongoing funding initiative with researchers able to apply at any time. The KI NeurotechEU group aims to award up to 10 NeurotechEU collaboration grants annually. 

Proposals must be submitted via email to and will be evaluated by StratNeuro within a month after the submission.

Applications must include:

  • Details of the intended collaborator/s, including their affiliations
  • Explanation for the interaction, including its relevance to research, education, or innovation goals, along with a description of the proposed travel, including approximate dates (maximum one page)
  • Budget for the visit
  • Invitation letter from the proposed host
  • Support letter from the KI department head or equivalent
  • Biosketch of the applicant (maximum one page)

The application should be sent in as a single PDF file.

Please mark the application with last name of main applicant and Dnr 2-2010/2024.


Accommodations and travel arrangement needs to be arranged according to Karolinska Institute framework agreement. 

All funded collaborative travel awards will require submission of a final report. Awardees are responsible for receiving embassy approval (if applicable), travel documents and temporary appointments.

The award budget will be determined by the evaluating committee based on the proposed travel duration and considering available institutional housing options and airfare. Funds will be limited to transportation and housing costs. Other costs are the responsibility of the applicant and host. 

More information
For any questions regarding the application please contact and for more information about NeurotechEU visit NeurotechEU at KI and NeurotechEU.