The decision was published 14:00 27 Oct 2016

Medicine and health

The Swedish Research Council granted a total of almost one billion (979 519 645) SEK for research grants within medicine and health for the period 2016–2020.

Please note that only notice via your personal account in Prisma guarantees that your grant has been approved.

Decisions applies for the following call for applications in 2016:

  • Research project grants
  • Starting grant
  • Research project grant – development of methods for replacement, reduction and refinement of animal experiments (3R)
  • Grant for half-time position in clinical research environment
  • Doctoral programme grant in bioinformatics

Approved grants within the certain subject fields Infection and antibiotics, Phychiatry and Health care sciences are included in the overall statistics and thus not reported separately.

Approval rates and gender

Applicants

 

Number of applications

Number approved

Approval rate

Women

527

101

19 %

Men

633

153

24 %

Total

1 160

254

22 %

 

Approval rates and average grants – Research project grants

Applicants

Number of applications

Number approved

Approval rate

Average grant year one

Women

396

86

22 %

947 674

Men

513

132

26 %

1 038 146

Total

906

218

24 %
1 002 455
Approval rates - Starting grant

Applicants

 

Number of applications

Number approved

Approval rate

Women

108

14

13 %

Men

98

16

16 %

Total

206

30

15 %

Starting grant year one consists 1.5 million SEK. Total amount granted for the upcoming period was thus 180 million SEK.

Approval rates and and average grants – Research project grant 3R

Applicants

Number of applications

Number approved

Approval rate

Average grant year one

Women

26

4

15 %

700 000

Men

26

2

8 %

727 500

Total

52

6

12 %
709 167

 

Total grant amount approved for Research project grants for development of methods to replace, reduce and refine animal experiments (3R) was 12 765 000 SEK for the grant period.

Approval rates – Half-time position in clinical research

Applicants

Number of applications

Number approved

Approval rate

Women

26

1

4 %

Men

22

5

23 %

Total

48

6

13 %

A total of 33 300 000 SEK was granted for the grant period for grant for half-time position in clinical research environment. The grant is a flat amount of 1 850 000 SEK per year for three years.

Approved grants per administrating organisation

Administrating organisations

Total amount approved

Karolinska Institutet, KI

524 325 017

Lund University

161 300 000

Uppsala University

106 750 000

University of Gothenburg

91 494 628

Umeå University

42 000 000

Linköping University

26 300 000

Stockholm University

11 000 000

Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, SLU

6 000 000

Council of Kalmar County

5 550 000

Malmö University

2 700 000

Jönköping University

2 100 000

 

The table shows the 11 administrating organisation granted the most funds during the grant period. Please note that the grant for Doctoral programme grant in bioinformatics is not included.

 

Doctoral programme grant in bioinformatics

One application from Stockholm University was received and granted within the call for Doctoral programme grant in bioinformatics. We awarded the research school 5 million SEK per year for three years, a total of 15 million SEK.

PubliSHED ON 27 October 2016

UpDATED ON 23 November 2018

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