The decision was published 14:00 02 Nov 2016

Natural and engineering sciences

In 2016, the Swedish Research Council called for applications for research project grant, starting grant and research environment grant within natural and engineering sciences. In november we published grant decisions for research project grants and starting grants, and in February 2017 decisions for research environment grants.

Decisions on research project grants and starting grants

A total of more than 1 billion (1 119 140 000) SEK was granted for research project grants and starting grants within natural and engineering sciences for the period 2016–2020.

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

Approval rates and gender in total

Applicants

Number of applications

Number approved

Approval rate

Women

390

72

19 %

Men

1 377

268

20 %

Total

1 767

340

19 %

 

Research project grant – approval rates and average grants

Applicants

Number of applications

Number approved

Approval rate

Average grant year one

Women

248

53

21 %

792 472

Men

983

212

22 %

838 075

Total

1 231

265

22 %
828 955

 

Starting grant – approval rates and average grants

Applicants

Number of applications

Number approved

Approval rate

Average grant year one

Women

142

19

13 %

824 211

Men

394

56

14 %

788 696

Total

536

75

14 %

797 693

Approved grants per administrating organisation

Administrating organisations

Total amount approved

Uppsala University

194 575 000

Lund University

179 489 000

Stockholm University

161 354 000

KTH, Royal Institute of Technology

153 740 000

Chalmers University of Technology

108 868 000

Linköping University

67 890 000

Umeå University

55 953 000

University of Gothenburg

54 883 000

Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, SLU

36 478 000

Karolinska Institutet, KI

26 260 000

 

The table shows the ten administrating organisations granted the most research project grants and starting grants.

 

Decisions on research environment grants

Total amount approved for research environment grants was 425 736 000 SEK over the 6-year grant period (2017–2022).

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

Approval rates research environment grants


Number of applications

Number approved

Approval rate

Women

49

2

4%

Men

173

16

9%

Total

222

18

8%
Administrating organisations


Total amount approved

KTH, Royal Institute of Technology

95 742 000

Chalmers University of Technology

94 842 000

Lund University

71 964 000

Uppsala University

71 232 000

Linköping University

47 490 000

University of Gothenburg

22 974 000

Stockholm University

21 492 000

Total

425 736 000

 

PubliSHED ON 06 November 2016

UpDATED ON 23 November 2018

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