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Swedish funders

Here you will find current calls from some of the major Swedish funders and some additional funders. Recurring Travel Grants can be found in the menu to the left. The research funding database Research Professional is a useful source for finding funding, both national and international.

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Open calls from additional funders

Research grant from the Foundation to prevent antibiotic resistance
Deadline 2019-08-26

Research and development projects in medical technology from The Swedish Childhood Cancer Fund
Deadline 2019-08-29

Ansökan om uttag från SCAPIS Linköpings lokala biobank
Deadline 2019-08-31

Research grants within heathcare from Capios Forskningsstiftelse
Deadline 2019-09-02

Phd Scholarships from Östgöta Gille
Deadline 2019-09-05

Envionmental research grants from the Kamprad Family Foundation for Entrepreneurship, Research and Charity
Deadline 2019-09-12

PhD and Postdoc grants from Stiftelsen Promobilia
Deadline 2019-09-12

Project funding from CENIIT (only for LITH)
Deadline 2019-09-13

Travel Grants from Stiftelsen Allmänna BB:s minnesfond
Deadline 2019-09-15

Research Grants from Diabetesfonden
Deadline 2019-09-15

Grants for alcohol research from Systembolagets Alkoholforskningsråd
Deadline 2019-09-15

Grants from the Internet Infrastructure Foundation
Deadline 2019-09-15

Support for research projects within geoscience from Sveriges geologiska undersökning (SGU)
Deadline 2019-05-16

Grants for genetic research from Erik Philip-Sörensens stiftelse för främjande av genetisk och humanistisk vetenskaplig forskning
Deadline 2019-09-19

Research Grants and scholarships within health care and education from Jerringfonden
Deadline 2019-09-20

Research Grants from the Swedish Asthma and Allergy Association
Deadline 2019-09-22

Medel för insatser för forskning och innovation
Deadline 2019-09-30

Grants for written works that have been used at universities, and project grant for projects that promote long-term scientific or popular scientific communication processes, from the Lars Salvius Society
Deadline 2019-09-30

Viking Olov Björk´s scholarships in applied biomaterial research
Deadline 2019-09-30

Scholarships from Stiftelsen ÅForsk
Deadline 2019-09-30

Utlysning från Mistra: Livsmedelsförsörjning och hållbara livsmedelssystem
Deadline 2019-09-30

Hilda och Alfred Erikssons Pris / Kungl. Vetenskapsakademien
Deadline 2019-10-01

Projektanslag från Stiftelsen Promobilia
Deadline 2019-10-10

Trafikverket: Proposals for Research and Innovation
Ongoing deadline



The Swedish Research Council (Vetenskapsrådet, VR) is the largest state funding agency for research at Swedish universites. VR provides support for research within all areas of science and primarily basic research.




A Swedish Research Council for sustainable development.


Circular economy for the whole society
Deadline 2019-08-22

Digital transformation of the food system
Deadline 2019-08-27

Research funding opportunity for ocean research
Deadline 2019-08-27

Urgent grant 2019
Deadline 2019-11-05


The Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research (Stiftelsen för strategisk forskning, SFF) supports research in science, engineering and medicine, with an emphasis on young coming stars.


Strategic Mobility
Deadline 2019-09-10

SSF Sweden-Taiwan Collaborative Research
Deadline 2019-12-03


Forte funds research for people’s health, working life and welfare.


Practice-oriented research info mental illness 2019
Deadline 2019-09-12




Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency (Myndigheten för samhällsskydd och beredskap, MSB) funds research concerning civil protection, public safety, emergency management and civil defence.


Funding for research based collaborations
Deadline 2019-09-04

Utmaningar för ett sammanhängande totalförsvar steg 2
Deadline 2019-09-16

Postdoktoralt stöd
Deadline 2019-09-30

Forskningsmedel om samhällssäkerhet (Nordforsk)
Deadline 2019-11-20




The Swedish Heart-Lung Foundation raises funds and distributes money to heart, lung and vascular research, and provides information about heart-lung disease.

Anordnande av vetenskapliga möten
Löpande deadline

Löpande deadline

Stöd till utbildnings- och informationsaktivitet för vårdpersonal
Löpande deadline





The Swedish Cancer Society is an independent non-profit organization with the vision of finding cures for cancer. The main task is to raise and distribute money for cancer research.

Travel, minimum three months
Deadline one month before departure

Nordic Cancer Union Project Grant
Deadline 2019-09-02




Swedish Society for Medical Research (Svenska sällskapet för medicinsk forskning, SSMF) is a foundation, who with the help of donations is working to support medical research.


Resestipendier för doktorander inom preklinisk och klinisk medicinsk forskning
Deadline 2019-09-01
Deadline 2019-12-01

Stipendier för postdoktoral utbildning medicinsk vetenskap
Deadline 2019-11-15




STINT was set up by the Swedish Government in 1994 with the mission to internationalise Swedish higher education and research.

Initiation Grants
Deadline 2019-09-03

Teaching Sabbatical
Deadline 2019-09-18 (Nomination process)

Mobility Grants for Internationalisation
Deadline 2019-09-27

Joint Japan-Sweden Research Collaboration
Deadline 2019-09-27

Korea-Sweden Research Cooperation
Deadline 2019-09-27

Initiation Grants
Deadline 2019-11-05


The Swedish Energy Agency (Energimyndigheten) finances research for new and renewable energy technologies, smart grids, and vehicles and transport fuels of the future.

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Vinnova is Sweden’s innovation agency with a mission to promote sustainable growth by funding needs-driven research

Metalliska material: Programövergripande utlysning 2019
​Deadline 2019-08-15

Sverige-Indien företagsdrivna forsknings- och innovationsprojekt
​Deadline 2019-08-15

Neutron- och synkrotrontekniker – kompetensuppbyggnad för doktorander
​Deadline 2019-08-24

Utmaningsdriven innovation - steg 1 initiering 2019 (höst)
​Deadline 2019-08-29

Viable Cities: Klimatneutrala städer – snabbare tillsammans!
​Deadline 2019-08-30

Genomförbarhetsstudier inom Smartare elektroniksystem
​Deadline 2019-09-03

TINC - Ta er affärsidé till nya höjder i Silicon Valley
​Deadline 2019-09-04

BioInnovation: nyskapande projekt med högre risk
Deadline 2019-09-05

Visionsdriven hälsa - etablering av visionsdrivna innovationsmiljöer
Deadline 2019-09-10

Digitala hjälpmedel
Deadline 2019-09-12

Bioinnovation: Möjliggörande teknik Sverige-Finland
​Deadline 2019-09-17

Forskning om finansiella marknader - 2019
​Deadline 2019-09-30

CELTIC-NEXT – Informations- och kommunikationsteknik – hösten 2019
​Deadline 2019-10-14

Drive Sweden: Digitaliserat och automatiserat transportsystem
Deadline 2019-11-05

STRIM 2019: Hållbar utveckling inom gruv- och metallutvinnande industri
​Deadline 2019-11-07

Industriella pilotprojekt för neutron- och fotonbaserade tekniker vid storskalig forskningsinfrastruktur
​Deadline 2019-11-20

Utvecklingsprojekt i inkubatorer
​Deadline 2019-12-31



NordForsk is an organisation that facilitates and provides funding for Nordic research cooperation and research infrastructure.

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The Wallenberg Foundations is the collective name for the public and private foundations funded by individual members of the Wallenberg family. The Foundations grant funding to excellent researchers and research projects beneficial to Sweden.

KAW: Program for Mathematics
Deadline 2019-10-05

KAW: The Wallenberg Foundation scholarship program for postdoctoral studies at Massachusetts Institute of Technoloy (MIT) and Broad Institute
Deadline 2019-11-15

KAW: The Wallenberg Foundation Postdocatoral Scholarship Program at Stanford University
Deadline 2019-11-15

KAW: Research projects with high scientific potential
Deadline 2020-02-01 (Nomination process), see internal process and timeframe for nominations)

KAW: The Wallenberg Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowships at Nanyang Technological University (NTU) Singapore
Deadline 2020-03-01

KAW: Wallenberg Academy Fellows 2014 prolongation grant (years 6-10)
Deadline 2020-04-05 (Nomination process)


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Riksbankens Jubileumsfond (RJ) supports advanced research by awarding grants to individual researchers or research groups.


Research initiation
Löpande deadline









The Swedish Brain Foundation (Hjärnfonden) awards postdoctoral scholarships and grants for research about the brain and its diseases, injuries and disabilities.

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Last updated: 2019-08-15