Who can apply for research funding?

An agreement of support is to be attached if the applicant is not employed by one of Helse Vest RHF's health trusts or by a private, non-profit institution. This applies to applicants who are employed by universities and colleges in the region, as well as by substance abuse centres and rehabilitation institutions that have an agreement with Helse Vest.

Who can apply – requirements at the time of application

The applicant must be employed by a health trust in the region or by a private, non-profit institution that has an agreement with Helse Vest.
 
For PhD fellowship applications: The candidate, supervisor or project manager must be either employed by or provide an agreement of support with a health trust or a private, non-profit institution in the region.

Please be aware that specific requirements may apply to certain application categories. Please read the guidelines carefully.

Agreement of support

If employment requirements are not met, people who are employed by universities and colleges in the region, as well as private substance abuse centres and rehabilitation institutions with an agreement with Helse Vest, can still apply if an agreement of support with a health trust or a private, non-profit institution is attached.
 
An agreement of support must be made between the department/clinic in the health trust/private, non-profit institution and the department or the equivalent in the institution where the applicant is employed. The agreement must be signed according to the authority structure of the institution, and at the level of clinic director, head of department, or the equivalent, at a minimum.

Agreement of support 2018

Note:

  • The signed form must be scanned and attached to the application as part of other attachments in the application form.
  • In the event of an award, personnel funded by Helse Vest research funds must be employed by the applicant institution (health trust or private, non-profit institution that has an agreement with Helse Vest).
  • A new agreement of support must be submitted for each application round.

No agreement of support necessary


Agreement of support necessary

Cannot apply