The Håkan Frisinger Award and Visiting Research Grant
The VREF invites universities located in Sweden to nominate candidates for The Håkan Frisinger Award for Excellence in Transportation Research (Håkan Frisingers pris till framstående transportforskare) and apply for a VREF Visiting Researcher Grant for the nominated candidate. The universities can nominate researchers from any other university or research institute of academic standing in the five Nordic countries (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden) for the prize.
The invitation is extended until April 4, 2022.
The Håkan Frisinger Award for Excellence in Transportation Research is awarded annually to a distinguished researcher active in the area of transportation, at a university or research institute of academic standing located in the Nordic countries (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden).
From 2021, the Award is coupled to a period as visiting researcher at a university located in Sweden. The Award thus consists of two integrated parts:
The objective of the Award is to promote and support research and development in the area of transportation, to the benefit of academia, industry and society in general, but not benefitting any specific private company or government.
For more details see next page about HF-call and Guidelines Pdf, 233.6 kB.
Since the start of the FUT programme in 2000, the laureates are:
More about Håkan Frisinger can be read here.
Invitation to submit an Expression of interest Pdf, 457 kB.
Deadline: 1 October 2022
Call for Project Proposals Pdf, 402.9 kB.
Deadline: 15 September 2022
- Fourth Call for Research Proposals Pdf, 1.3 MB.
Closed: 1 September 2022
- Catalysing Curriculum Change at Universities in SSA 2022 Pdf, 1.3 MB.
Deadline extended to 1 Nov. 2022
Deadline: 31 October 2022
MOBILITY GRANT 2022- MAC-MG 2022 Pdf, 447.1 kB.
Deadline: 31 October 2022
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