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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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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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SEK 25 million to boost basic research in mathematics

24 March 2021
This year, fifteen mathematicians will share funding worth 25 million kronor from Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation’s mathematics program, enabling young mathematicians to conduct research at some of the world’s...
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Sweden’s fastest supercomputer for AI now online

23 March 2021
Berzelius is now Sweden’s fastest supercomputer for AI and machine learning, and has been installed in the National Supercomputer Centre at Linköping University. A donation of EUR 29.5 million from...
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