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.
2.7 billion to research
The funding is being allocated as follows:
- SEK 20 million in artistic research
- SEK 156 million in development research
- SEK 148 million in educational sciences
- SEK 329 million in humanities and social sciences
- SEK 824 million in medicine and health
- SEK 1.2 billion in natural and engineering sciences
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.
15.9 percent of all applications were approved
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.
Higher education institutions
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.