• All participating researchers applying for salary funding is to be named and is to have obtained a PhD by the application date. Research conducted by doctoral students is not funded through RJ Projects.
  • By the application date, all participating researchers applying for the salary funding are to have submitted final reports for previous research grants awarded by RJ. 
  • It is only allowed to participate in one project application as a project leader or project participant. 
  • A connection with Sweden is required. This means that researchers active in Sweden with a formal connection to a Swedish higher education institution participate in the research. 
  • It is permitted to include costs for project participants active abroad. 
  • Project leaders or project participants who have been unsuccessful in the first stage of the application process two years running may not apply for project grants in the following year. 
  • Each researcher may only work in the project at most 75 per cent per year. 
  • The project leader must work in the project at least 20 per cent per year. 
  • RJ fully funds approved projects and does not allow co-funding with other external sources of funding. RJ does not fund projects that have already begun. 
  • Applicants must report any ongoing research grants and grants obtained in parallel with a project grant from RJ. 
  • The project leader is to ensure that the research is compatible with the ethical guidelines established by the Swedish Research Council and that ethical review is carried out where necessary. 
  • All Swedish higher education institutions are approved grant administrators. RJ reserves the right to determine what other organisations can be approved for each application.