Managing Mistra programmes

Running a research programme under Mistra’s aegis comprises a wide range of components that are all equally important. Collected here is information about how it is done and what you need to think about on the way.

Agreement

When Mistra’s Board has decided that Mistra should invest in a programme, an agreement between Mistra and the programme host is drawn up. This ‘programme agreement’ common goal. It is important for the programme to have both research and user perspectives. To guarantee this, all Mistra programmes have a special organisation., which applies for as long as the Board has decided to invest, regulates the framework of programme activities.

Organisation

In Mistra programmes, many people work together towards a common goal. It is important for the programme to have both research and user perspectives. To guarantee this, all Mistra programmes have a special organisation.
Plan

The programme board and management direct and monitor activities on the basis of a programme plan that is developed from the application. The plan has to include a budget, planned scientific production and communication activities. It must be updated annually and approved by Mistra.

Financial administration

Every year, the programmes must submit their budgets and financial accounts to Mistra. By clicking here, you can access the existing guidelines on how to draw up budgets in Mistra programmes. These guidelines also serve as a framework for how funds granted to a programme or centre may be spent. Below are also instructions on the form that the annual accounts to be submitted to Mistra should take, and the routines and conditions for disbursement of research funds.

Communication and user dialogue

Communication is a key aspect of programmes. It serves both to create an internal exchange among participants and to generate a dialogue with users, thereby building bridges between research and society. Its purpose is also to convey the results of the programme, so that they are put to practical use.