The decision was published 14:00 01 Nov 2018

Natural and engineering sciences

The Swedish Research Council has decided on approved applications within natural and engineering sciences 2018. In total, we grant almost 1.2 billion SEK for 2018–2022.

Please note that only notice in Prisma guarantees that a grant has been approved.

The following type of grants are included in the decision:

  • Research project grant
  • Starting grant

Approval rates

Total

Applicants

Number of

applications

Number of

approved grants

Approval rate

Women

351

86

25 %

Men

1 258

255

20 %

Total

1 609

341

21 %

 

Approval rates per grant type

Research project grant

Applicants

Number of

applications

Number of

approved grants

Approval rate

Women

226

60

27 %

Men

935

207

22 %

Total

1 161

267

23 %

 

Starting grant

Applicants

Number of

applications

Number of

approved grants

Approval rate

Women

125

26

21 %

Men

323

48

15 %

Total

448

74

17 %

 

Grant amounts

Total‌

Applicants

Total amount approved

Average grant amount

per year

Women

289 676 000

851 988

Men

879 011 000

871 170

Total

1 168 687 000

866 336

 

Amounts per grant type

Research project grant

Applicants

Total amount approved

Average grant amount

per year

Women

199 587 000

845 708

Men

711 312 000

870 639

Total

910 899 000

865 051

 

Starting grant

Applicants

Total amount approved

Average grant amount

per year

Women

90 089 000

866 240

Men

167 699 000

873 432

Total

257 788 000

870 905

 

Administrating organisations

The table shows the 10 administrating organisations that have been awarded the most funds.


Approved grants and amounts per administrating organisation‌‌

Administrating organisation

Number of

approved grants

Total grant amount

Uppsala University

57

201 256 000

Lunds University

48

164 600 000

KTH, Royal Institute of Technology

47

162 898 000

Stockholm University

44

148 642 000

Chalmers University of Technology

34

119 089 000

Linköping University

25

84 185 000

Umeå University

18

64 472 000

University of Gothenburg

17

55 145 000

Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

17

53 824 000

Luleå University of Technology

5

16 963 000

 

What happens after the grant decision?

 

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PubliSHED ON 06 September 2018

UpDATED ON 01 November 2018

Karin Kylberg

Karin.Kylberg@vr.se

Erika Godoy

Erika.Godoy@vr.se

Camilla Grunditz

Camilla.Grunditz@vr.se

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Karin Kylberg

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Erika Godoy

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Camilla Grunditz

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