Viking Olov Björk’s scholarship supports research in the intersection between medical
technology and its close to clinical applications. This covers research and development within
such areas as tissue engineering, nanotechnology or biomaterial research.

The scholarship is to be given to a young researcher at a Nordic university who has shown
scientific skills in the field and shown aptitude for leadership within the scientific field
supported by the scholarship.

The scholarship proceeds should be used to finance the recipient’s costs for a longer visit to a
high ranking international research institute. The visit shall be commenced within a year after
the funding.

Researcher with employment at, or other similar strong collaborative link with Uppsala
University shall prevail. Such link requires a well witnessed, and the year before application
established collaboration in a research project that has Uppsala University as principal
organization.

Application shall be written in English and includes CV, research plan for the project
expected to be carried through at the foreign institute, certificate from the foreign site
confirming access to and availability of resources, statement from tutor/similar at the own
Nordic university, and finally budget for the stay abroad.

A brief written travelogue shall be sent to the Office for Medicine and Pharmacy within six
months after return from the stay abroad.

Full applications received by the Office for Medicine and Pharmacy in a digital form under
the address jin.saida@uu.se no later than September 30, 2022 are considered. The application
shall be submitted in the form of one single pdf file. Mark the subject line ”Viking Olov
Björk’s scholarship”