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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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SciLifeLab launches national COVID-19 research program

6 May 2020
Pressrelease from SciLifeLab A total of 67 COVID-19 research projects – on everything from virus diagnostics and high-throughput serology, to biomarkers, drug discovery and environmental virus profiling – are part...
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SciLifeLab coordinates major efforts in diagnostics and research on the Coronavirus

8 April 2020
Press release from SciLifeLab SciLifeLab now takes a holistic approach to life science efforts in the ongoing corona pandemic. In order to achieve progress rapidly, promising research projects receive expeditious...
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Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation donates SEK 50 million for immediate increase in Corona testing in Sweden

24 March 2020
The Wallenberg Foundations, which are the largest sources of private funding for research in the fields of life sciences and medicine, have decided to immediately allocate SEK 50 million to...
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Major funding to strengthen basic research in mathematics

24 March 2020
This year, sixteen leading mathematicians will receive funding from Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation’s mathematics program. Advanced mathematics provides an important foundation for many other sciences and the development of...
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Wallenberg Clinical Scholars: SEK 60 million in funding for research physicians

23 March 2020
This year’s Wallenberg Clinical Scholars, from Lund, Linköping and Stockholm, are aiming to find methods that slow the progression of Huntington’s disease, contribute to the development of more effective pain...
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Wallenberg Foundations grants 2019 – SEK 2.4 billion

10 March 2020
During 2019 funding allocated to research totaled SEK 2.4 billion. Most of the funding by the Wallenberg Foundations is grants from Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation, which focuses on basic...
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Twenty-nine young researchers become Wallenberg Academy Fellows 2019 

3 December 2019
The Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation has announced 29 new Wallenberg Academy Fellows. The five-year grant provides the young researchers with opportunities to make important scientific breakthroughs by providing long-term...
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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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