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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SEK 3.7 billion funding for life science – Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation launches a new research initiative

20 October 2020
The initiative spans basic research in fields such as new therapeutics, epidemiology and infection biology, precision medicine and diagnostics, evolution and biodiversity, as well as cell and molecular biology. These...
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SEK 50 million for further Covid-19 research

7 October 2020
Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation has granted a further SEK 50 million for research related to Covid-19 at SciLifeLab. In spring this year the Foundation allocated SEK 50 million for...
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LiU to build Sweden’s largest supercomputer for AI

5 October 2020
Press release from Linköping University The Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation has donated SEK 300 million to Linköping University and the National Supercomputer Centre (NSC) to build Sweden´s fastest supercomputer...
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A total of SEK 541 million is granted to 18 research projects in Sweden

30 September 2020
Studies of the Arctic climate in a year-round perspective, alternatives to quantum computers and studies of nerve cells to understand changed emotion and cognition with autism, are what some of...
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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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