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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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New Swedish research station for research on sustainable materials from the forest launched

1 November 2022
Press release from MAX IV: ForMAX, a new, unique research station for studies of sustainable materials from the forest using synchrotron X-ray light, is now opening for next-generation research experiments...
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23 research projects receive SEK 700 million in grants

14 October 2022
Human impact on wild animals, why women suffer more often from autoimmune diseases, the importance of forests and vegetation for the climate and new technology for storing and processing digital...
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180 million SEK for research on cyber security

19 May 2022
Cyber security is currently a high priority topic in the public debate. WASP is now investing SEK 180 million to strengthen Swedish research in this area. The initiative is made...
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The Wallenberg Foundations support 32 Ukrainian researchers at Swedish universities

13 May 2022
Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation, Marianne and Marcus Wallenberg Foundation and Marcus and Amalia Wallenberg Foundation have awarded grants that make it possible to employ 32 Ukrainian researchers for one...
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New Nobel Center takes the next step

4 May 2022
Press release from the Nobel Foundation On Wednesday, 4 May, the Nobel Foundation announced that SEK 1.2 billion (more than USD 120 million) has been donated by Knut and Alice...
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Continued strengthening of Swedish mathematics research

23 March 2022
Fifteen mathematicians will share funding worth SEK 27 million from Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation’s program for mathematics. Their contributions include knowledge about social networks such as Facebook, more effective...
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Support to Ukrainian researchers

18 March 2022
Due to the difficult situation in Ukraine Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation, Marianne and Marcus Wallenberg Foundation and Marcus and Amalia Wallenberg Foundation have decided to announce support for the...
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Top-class young mathematics researchers recruited to Sweden

7 February 2022
Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation has allocated SEK 50 million for recruitment of four pre-eminent mathematics researchers to three Swedish universities. “In the prevailing global situation and thanks to the...
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27 new Wallenberg Academy Fellows appointed – over half are women

2 December 2021
Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation has announced 27 new Wallenberg Academy Fellows. With the help of five years of funding, these young researchers will investigate everything from how particles in...
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Materials science for a sustainable world – SEK 3 billion to new research initiatives

30 November 2021
Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation has earmarked just over SEK 3 billion for research to create the conditions for a sustainable society. This involve researching next generation of ecofriendly materials...
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