This year's Open Call for proposals is now completed. A total amount of approximately 2.7 billion Swedish kronor (SEK) is allocated for the coming five-year period.
The funding is being allocated as follows:
The Swedish Research Council allocates additional funds during the year in addition to the calls included in the Open Call for proposals, for example through other calls and membership in various international infrastructures.
In total, 4 780 applications were received. Of these 758 were approved. This gives an approval rate of 15.9 percent. The majority of the applications is for Project Research Grants.
Of all applications 1 781 came from women, of which 256 were granted. The corresponding figures for men were 2 999 applications and 502 granted. The grant rate for women is 14.4 percent and for men 16.7 percent.
The table below shows the amount awarded per higher education institutions for the ten higher education institutions that received most research funding during the next 5-year period.
Higher education institutions
Total amount awarded
436 993 589
397 453 076
354 242 100
334 750 000
264 907 000
Kungl Tekniska Högskolan
213 350 500
152 042 200
144 118 467
Chalmers tekniska högskola
143 083 000
44 599 000
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Here you can find lists of the grants awarded within the different areas:
Project Research Grant
Within the Project Research Grants there were additional funds available for the following areas: psychiatric research (MH), health care sciences (MH) and Swedish students' performance on international knowledge tests (ES).
Project Research Grant for Junior Researchers
Focused Project Research Grant
Within "Grant for Half-time Position in Clinical Research", there was additional funds available for psychiatric research.
Area of science:
HS= Humanities and Social Sciences
MH= Medicine and Health
NE= Natural and Engineering Sciences
ES= Educational Sciences