When Formas’ Scientific Council has taken a decision on your application, the project manager will receive a message in their account in Prisma, our application system. Each call states when you can expect to receive an answer. The Council’s funding decision cannot be appealed.
The project manager will receive a message in their personal account in our application system, Prisma. The decision is accompanied by the review panel’s assessment.
If your application was for an urgent grant, we will send the decision only, without the assessment.
We already reject some applications before they proceed to the review panels. This is called early rejection. There are various reasons for an early rejection. Some reasons are relevant regardless of the type of call, while other reasons are specific to a particular type of call or project.
The following reasons are examples of why we might reject an application, regardless of the type of call:
Special reasons for rejecting an application early are described here according to the different types of calls. Some reasons apply for the annual open call, while other reasons apply for other calls, such as targeted calls.
As regards the annual open call, an application can be rejected early for these reasons, in addition to the reasons for any type of call:
As regards special calls, an application can be rejected early for these reasons, in addition to the reasons for all calls: