Upcoming call for grant on Enhancing well-being

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NORFACE - the New Opportunities for Research Funding Agency Cooperation in Europe - will open a call on "Enhancing well-being" soon.

The call aims at funding innovative social science research addressing one or more of the call themes:

  • Crises, challenges and well-being
  • Environmental challenges and well-being
  • Well-being and mental health
  • Well-being, economy and politics


Objectives of the call:

  • To advance excellent and internationally leading theoretical and methodological research on well-being, which may be multi-disciplinary, inter-disciplinary and comparative, and which builds synergistically on a pan-European basis.
  • To develop and promote theoretically grounded, research-based knowledge and insight into well-being related to issues of high societal, policy, economic and practical relevance, in ways that have the potential to have substantive impact on people’s lives.
  • To motivate and support excellence and capacity building for research on well-being on a cross-national basis throughout the countries participating in the call, Europe, and beyond.


Criteria for the project proposal:

Project team: Composed of at least four and max. six Principal Investigators, i.e. partners, eligible to receive funding from four or more different countries participating in the call

Project duration: 24-36 months

Funding per project: up to a maximum amount of 1.500.000 € (across all partners)


Indicative timeline:

Official call announcement and launch of the submission system: May 26th, 2023

Deadline for outline proposals: September 21st, 2023, 14.00 CET

Deadline for invited full proposals: March 26th, 2024, 14.00 CET

Call results: October/November 2024

Earliest funded project start: End of 2024/Beginning of 2025


Please do not hesitate to contact me or my colleagues from the ENGAGE.EU Grant Desk if you are interested in the call.