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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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20 ground-breaking research projects receive grants totaling SEK 640 million

1 October 2019
New therapies for MS and aggressive brain tumors, development of solar cells and alternative fuels are just a few of the topics covered by the 20 projects in receipt of...
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Continuing major investments in mathematics

27 March 2019
The development of new medicines, decision-making support, artificial intelligence and other areas that are essential to improving people’s health and quality of life are entirely dependent on new mathematics and...
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SEK 75 million for healthcare research – five new Wallenberg Clinical Scholars

26 March 2019
Why do some people become addicted to alcohol and how can we enable extremely premature babies to develop in the same way as others? These are two of the questions...
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Twenty-two Excellent Researchers Chosen to be Wallenberg Scholars

25 March 2019
The researchers – among the foremost in their field in Sweden – receive SEK 18 million each from the Wallenberg Foundations in the form of a five-year grant for free...
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Wallenberg Foundations Grants 2018

21 March 2019
Funding allocated to research totaled SEK 2.2 billion in 2018. Most of the funding by the foundations is in the form of grants awarded by the Knut and Alice Wallenberg...
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The Wallenberg Foundations Grants 2018 – SEK 2.2 billion

21 March 2019
Funding allocated to research totaled SEK 2.2 billion in 2018. Most of the funding by the Foundations is in the form of grants awarded by Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation,...
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Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation invests SEK 280 million on forest research

14 January 2019
The focus of the donation is on the fields of forest biology, forest genetics and forest production at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala University, Umeå university and Science...
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22 Excellent Research Projects to Receive Funding of SEK 640 Million

2 October 2018
Learning more about how the brain and the nervous system control bodily movement, and developing new materials for the electronics of the future are the aims of two of the...
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Excellent young scientists offered research opportunities at NTU in Singapore, and MIT in the U.S.

24 September 2018
The Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation has announced new postdoctoral programs for young researchers at Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the U.S....
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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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