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New call for seed funding in the Food-Energy-Water nexus

Published: 28 September 2023

The SLU Urban Futures Ultuna Hub issues seed funding grants to SLU employees to initiate and develop research connected to Food-Energy-Water nexus in the urban context. The call closes on the 3rd of November 2023 (extended deadline).

The seed funding can be used to support activities for developing research projects, e.g. building consortium, developing a pilot project, data collection and field work. The platform encourages applicants to use the funding for activities that will support a research application in Spring 2024 (for example Formas open call).

For this call, a maximum of three applications will be granted SEK 50,000 each. The last day for applications is November 3, 2023 (extended deadline).

Read more and apply here.


SLU Urban Futures

SLU Urban Futures is a strategic platform that develops and strengthens transdisciplinary research, education and collaboration in sustainable urban development.

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SLU Urban Futures' regional hubs

SLU Urban Futures has three regional hubs based in Ultuna, Alnarp and Umeå. These hubs physically anchor the platform at each of SLU’s main campuses, creating opportunities for collaboration across faculties and with societal actors in each of the regions. 

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Andrew Gallagher, Project Coordinator for SLU Urban Futures
Hub coordinator, Ultuna
The Unit for Collaboration and Development
+46(0)730 55 80 27