100th anniversary donation:

SEK 1.6 billion for artificial intelligence and quantum technology research

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Major research initiative will put Sweden on the map in artificial intelligence
and quantum technology fields

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Read the jubilee speech by chairman Peter Wallenberg

Wallenberg Academy Fellow Staffan I. Lindberg is one of four research leaders in an international project entitled Varieties of Democracy. A database containing millions of items will be used to reveal the nature of democracy.
The research team will examine what it was that caused the evolutionary paths of humans and chimpanzees to diverge some six or seven million years ago.
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Wallenberg Academy Fellow Jenny Mjösberg studies the importance of new immune cells in gastrointestinal disease.
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) causes motor neurons in the brain and spinal cord to atrophy. Peter Andersen has discovered that certain proteins form clumps in the neurons as the disease progresses. Now he is hoping that his research will help to find a way of slowing down the progress of the disease.