Mobility for Regional Exellence Programme 2017

Publish Date: May 15, 2017

Deadline: Sep 01, 2017

MoRE & MoRE2020

MoRE (Mobility for Regional Exellence) is a mobility programme run by Region Västra Götaland. MoRE started on the 15th of February 2014 and will run until the 14th of February 2018. On the 1st of May 2017 the new programme MoRE2020 will start which is a continuation of More.

First Call for Proposals

Region Västra Götaland invites experienced researchers from all nations to submit research proposals to MoRE2020, the Mobility for Regional Excellence Programme. MoRE2020 funds one year collaborative projects between two research and innovation milieus together with an end-user and is open for both incoming and outgoing mobility.

The Call for Proposals will be open from May 2 – September 1 2017, 24:00 CET. Final decisions will be made by Region Västra Götaland’s Regional Development Committee in December 2017.

Eligibility criteria

  • The application to MoRE2020 must be received by Region Västra Götaland through email to the specified email address at the latest by the specified deadline stated above.

  • The application must be complete, i.e. all fields in the application form need to filled in, together with the required appendices.

  • Eligible applicants to MoRE2020 are experienced researchers together with a research and innovation milieu in Västra Götaland. Eligible research and innovation milieus include universities, science parks, research institutes and university hospitals.

  • At the date of the call deadline, researchers must be in possession of a PhD or have four years of full-time equivalent research experience.

  • The proposed research must fall within one or more of the following 13 areas:

    1. Sustainable transport solutions

    2. Life science

    3. Green chemistry

    4. Marine environment and the maritime sector

    5. Urban development

    6. Material sciences

    7. Sustainable production

    8. Information and communication technologies

    9. Energy

    10. Textile/Fashion/Design

    11. Cultural and creative industry

    12. Food production/Agriculture and forestry

    13. Tourism

  • For outgoing mobility to a third country, applying researchers must be a national or long-term resident of an EU member state or associated country. Long-term residency is defined as having lived in the EU, or an associated country, uninterrupted for five years.
  • Researchers must not have resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in the country of the host research and innovation milieu for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately before the call deadline. Time spent as part of a procedure for obtaining refugee status under the Geneva Convention, compulsory national service and/or short stays such as holidays are not taken into account.
  • Researchers that are already permanently employed by the research and innovation milieu where the research training activities are planned to take place and that is recruiting them may not be supported.


The final proposal (Application form and all appendices) must be sent by e-mail as a PDF document to before September 1, 2017. Signed originals of the Declaration form, Supporting letter from an end-user and (if necessary) Supporting letter from the collaborating research and innovation milieu abroad must be sent by post. These documents must be received by Region Västra Götaland within 5 working days after the deadline stated in the Call for Proposals to the address:

Västra Götalandsregionen

Regional utveckling


Box 1091 8 SE-405 23



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