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The Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation is the largest private financier of research in Sweden and also one of Europe’s largest. The Foundation’s aim is to benefit Sweden by supporting Swedish basic research and education, mainly in medicine, technology, and the natural sciences.

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Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation 100 years

100 years in support of excellent Swedish research and education

Wallenberg Foundations – SEK 2.2 billion in grants during 2017

10 April 2018
Funding allocated to research projects totaled SEK 2.2 billion in 2017. Most of the funding awarded by the foundations comes from the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation, which focuses on...
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Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation boosts important research

4 April 2018
The rapid developments now occurring in automation and digitalization, and a large proportion of the progress being made in research, build upon enormous amounts of data. Advanced mathematics is required...
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Four chief physicians who are active researchers to be Wallenberg Clinical Scholars 2018

4 April 2018
This year’s Wallenberg Clinical Scholars conduct outstanding clinical research in order to discover markers that can reveal dementia and Parkinson’s disease at an early stage, to develop better treatments for...
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Two Nordic foundations support a network in a Nobel Prize–winning technology

23 January 2018
A new Swedish-Danish research alliance wants to advance understanding of how biological molecules look and behave. With support from the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation and the Novo Nordisk Foundation,...
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They are 2017’s Wallenberg Academy Fellows

14 December 2017
The Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation’s investments in young researchers continue. This year, 24 outstanding researchers have been selected as Wallenberg Academy Fellows. Thanks to this funding, many of them...
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100th anniversary donation by the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation: SEK 1.6 billion for artificial intelligence and quantum technology research

14 November 2017
With developments in quantum technology and artificial intelligence (AI) predicted to have a major impact on research activities and society at large, the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation (KAW) has...
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eLife welcomes the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation as a new funder-partner

9 November 2017
Leading Swedish research funder joins nonprofit coalition The Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation, Sweden, has added its weight to the funder-backed effort to reform science publishing, eLife. Established 100 years...
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ForMAX – wood research for a better future

23 October 2017
Press release from MAX IV: MAX IV Laboratory has received 100 million SEK from Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation for the investment in a new beamline, ForMAX, designed to serve...
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Grants to 18 research projects that may lead to future scientific breakthroughs

27 September 2017
Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation has granted a total of SEK 560 million to 18 research projects considered to be of the highest international level, and potentially leading to future...
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Centenary Symposium: Metabolism – The Foundation of Life

20 September 2017
Leading metabolism researchers will gather in Gothenburg on September 28 and present the latest research in their field at the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation’s 100-year anniversary symposium. The symposium,...
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