MoRE & MoRE2020

MoRE (Mobility for Regional Exellence) is a research mobility programme run by Region Västra Götaland. MoRE started on the 15th of February 2014 and will run until the 14th of February 2018. The MoRE2020 programme, which is the continuation of MoRE, will run from 1 May 2017 until 2022.

The first Call for Proposals has now closed

MoRE2020's first Call for Proposals closed on 1 September 2017. Submitted proposals are now going through the evaluation and selection process. Final decisions will be made by Region Västra Götaland’s Regional Development Committee in December 2017, and applicants will be notified thereafter of the results and a list will be published on our website.

The second call for proposals will open in December 2017 and close in March 2018.

First Call for Proposals

Region Västra Götaland invites experienced researchers from all nations to submit research proposals to MoRE2020, the Mobility for Regional Excellence Programme. MoRE2020 funds one year collaborative projects between two research and innovation milieus together with an end-user and is open for both incoming and outgoing mobility.

Eligibility criteria

  • The application to MoRE2020 must be received by Region Västra Götaland through email to the specified email address at the latest by the specified deadline stated above.

  • The application must be complete, i.e. all fields in the application form need to filled in, together with the required appendices.

  • Eligible applicants to MoRE2020 are experienced researchers together with a research and innovation milieu in Västra Götaland. Eligible research and innovation milieus include universities, science parks, research institutes and university hospitals.

  • At the date of the call deadline, researchers must be in possession of a PhD or have four years of full-time equivalent research experience.

  • The proposed research must fall within one or more of the following 13 areas:

    1. Sustainable transport solutions

    2. Life science

    3. Green chemistry

    4. Marine environment and the maritime sector

    5. Urban development

    6. Material sciences

    7. Sustainable production

    8. Information and communication technologies

    9. Energy

    10. Textile/Fashion/Design

    11. Cultural and creative industry

    12. Food production/Agriculture and forestry

    13. Tourism

  • For outgoing mobility to a third country, applying researchers must be a national or long-term resident of an EU member state or associated country. Long-term residency is defined as having lived in the EU, or an associated country, uninterrupted for five years.
  • Researchers must not have resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in the country of the host research and innovation milieu for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately before the call deadline. Time spent as part of a procedure for obtaining refugee status under the Geneva Convention, compulsory national service and/or short stays such as holidays are not taken into account.
  • Researchers that are already permanently employed by the research and innovation milieu where the research training activities are planned to take place and that is recruiting them may not be supported.

Instructions and relevant information can be found in the documents below. Please note that the documents can be subject to change. Always check that you have the latest version.

Programme description

Guide for applicants

Guide for evaluators

Application form

Application form mandatory appendices

Supporting letter from R&I milieu abroad

Ethics Self-Assessment form

MoRE2020 terms and conditions will be updated in a short period of time.

For the full terms and conditions between Region Västra Götaland and the Research Executive Agency, please see Grant Agreement No. 754412. These terms and conditions must also be met by the granted projects, and must be upheld after the signing of the grant agreement between Region Västra Götaland and the successful applicants. 

Jackie Brown


Lisa Belfrage


Anders Gustafsson


Results from the previous MoRE Project

Funding MoRE2020

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement No 754412

Funding MoRE

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement no. 608743

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