About Grants Office
The goal of Grants Office is to be a contributor to the increase of external funding at LiU, the increase of internationally vigorous research environments, and improving the quality of the research finance process at Linköping University.
Grants Office can assist researchers at LiU with the following; we can...
- find possible funding
- offer strategic work with research project applications
- rent out staff for assisting those researchers who coordinates and manages projects
- provide support in project finance and administration
- assist with special expertise in the EU Framework Programme for Research
Grants Office can help researchers at LiU to find possible research funding. Through our website you can find information on various funding agencies and their current calls. As an employee of Linköping University you can access Research Professional - an onlinedatabase of world wide research funding opportunities. Grants Office are happy to assist both individual researchers as well as research teams and departments to get started using and optimising the use of Research Professional. In addition to this, we also offer advice on how to find partners and ways of putting together a good consortium.
Grants Office works to strategically support researchers with project applications. Through the experience and expertise that the Grants Office staff have about financiers and applications in large we can for example give advise of what should be emphasized and not . We can also advise on the parts of the application regarding implementation, impact and deliverables of the project.
Grants Office staff have extensive experience of project coordination. We rent out our research coordinators to coordinate larger research projects on a regular basis.
Grants Office can supply knowledge of the different rules of research financiers. We can also assist with administrative support in the research process. Kirstin Kahl, senior financial coordinator at Grants Office, has good skills in project financial matters such as budgeting and accounting. Also, our project managers have expertise in project finance.
Grants Office has a special focus towards the EU framework programme for research and innovation. Researchers with questions about the EU Framework Programmes can get good help from us. We also follow up LiU's participation in the EU Framework Programme and to some extent may offer statistics and analysis on this.
Last updated: 2020-01-21