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Open call for strategic support

KTH Digitalization Platform is announcing a new open call for activities that meet two or more of the following strategic goals. The deadline for this call is 10 June, 2022. Applications are restricted to the digitalisation domain, and to a budget of around SEK 100,000–200,000.

Strategic goals of the call

  • Early Career Researcher
  • Cross-Disciplinary/Cross-School Activity
  • Research Environment that supports cross-school activities
  • Activity related to strategic research areas (AI & Learning; security; privacy & trust; HPC; data sharing; sustainability)
  • Advocacy and Networking Activity


  • All applications will be ranked according to criteria (proposals independently reviewed by director and deputies), minimum scores on criteria
  • Three cut-off dates per year, if budget allows
  • Ask for a requested amount, in the range of SEK 100,000-200,000
  • Purpose of the money should be clearly justified, for example, financing pre-studies, writing external project applications, possible infrastructure costs etc. that align with the strategic goals above.



Is the activity in the digitalization domain and are KTH researcher(s) the main PIs?

• Digitalization domain: (0: No, 1: Yes - min 1)
• KTH researcher (0: No, 1: Yes – min 1)


How many of the strategic goals does the activity address?
(0 …. 5 – min 2)


Is there a need for financial support and is the sponsoring wisely spent?
(0: no need & bad investment … 4: urgent need & valuable investment – min 2)


Will the KTHs Digitalisation research environment (e.g. the platform) be promoted?
(0: badly promoted … 4: excellently promoted – min 2)


Will the event be valuable for KTH researchers, environment, and/or platform?
 (0: no value … 4: very high value, e.g relevant for many researchers, strategic for KTH, cross-disciplinary, involves researchers from different schools, … - min 2)

How to apply

Applications should describe the activity/project and explicitly reflect on how they conference will satisfy the outlined criteria, and how it will meet the goals stated. Applications should also specify the budget. The application should be sent to the platform director, .

Report request

The platform will request a report with the following questions once the activity/project ends:

  • Brief reflection how the money was used/what it has enabled
  • Brief reflection on the value for KTH and how the goals were addressed.
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