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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Proof of Concept Grant Program Aims to Ignite Life Science Innovation

29 May 2023
With the aim to bridge the funding gap between academic research and innovation and commercialization in life science, Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation and SciLifeLab are launching a new Proof...
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Multi-million investment in infection research at Umeå University

25 May 2023   |   Press release from Umeå University
Kempestiftelserna, Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation and Umeå University invest SEK 67.5 million in the Laboratory for Molecular Infection Medicine Sweden (MIMS). MIMS is the Swedish node within the Nordic...
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Sara Mazur new Executive Director of Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation

17 April 2023
Sara Mazur takes office as Executive Director of Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation on January 1, 2024. “Sara has worked with us in various capacities for five years and is...
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Long-term investment in mathematics a success factor

22 March 2023
This year, seventeen mathematicians will share funding worth SEK 28 million from Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation’s mathematics program. Their work includes mathematical studies of the pandemic, models of random...
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Wallenberg Foundations grants 2022 – SEK 2.6 billion

8 March 2023
Funding allocated to research by the Wallenberg Foundations in 2020 totaled almost SEK 2.6 billion. Most of the funding by the Foundations is awarded by Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation...
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New Swedish quantum computer to be made available to industry

23 January 2023   |   Press release from Chalmers University of Technology
A Swedish quantum computer is to become more widely available. A copy of the quantum computer at Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden will be built using additional funding from...
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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 at MAX IV. There is...
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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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