PublISHED ON 30 March 2020

UpDATED ON 03 June 2020

Corona outbreak

Here we have collected news about changes at the Swedish Research Council as a result of COVID-19. We will update this page continuously.

News
5 June 2020
Great interest in the call about coronavirus and COVID-19
257 applications have been received for the call for project grants for research into coronavirus and COVID-19. In July, the decision will be made on who will be awarded funds.
News
3 June 2020
12 million SEK to Clinical Studies Sweden to support COVID-19 studies
The six regional nodes within Clinical Studies Sweden will each receive a grant of 2 million SEK, or 12 million SEK in total, to strengthen their ability to support clinical studies linked to COVID-19.
News
3 June 2020
New national portal makes research data on COVID-19 accessible
Today sees the launch of a national data portal for research into COVID-19, coordinated by SciLifeLab and the Swedish Research Council. It will now be easier for researchers to find and share relevant research data.
News
20 May 2020
Intensive care data important for research into COVID-19
It is now easier for researchers to see the type of data included in the Swedish Intensive Care Registry, SIR. The register has been linked to the metadata tool RUT.
News
19 May 2020
Sweden participates in clinical WHO study
Sweden is participating in a major clinical study conducted by WHO, aimed at testing a number of antiviral medicines on patients around the world who are being treated for COVID-19.
News
14 May 2020
Funding of Swedish virus research has been mapped
A large part of the Swedish Research Council’s funding of virus research in recent years has gone to research into viruses that are already known, such as HIV and influensa. Research into other types of virus that have caused major epidemics in society has received much less funding. This is shown in a mapping that we have produced because of the corona pandemic.
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  1. Great interest in the call about coronavirus and COVID-19

    257 applications have been received for the call for project grants for research into coronavirus and COVID-19. In July, the decision will be made on who will be awarded funds.

  2. 12 million SEK to Clinical Studies Sweden to support COVID-19 studies

    The six regional nodes within Clinical Studies Sweden will each receive a grant of 2 million SEK, or 12 million SEK in total, to strengthen their ability to support clinical studies linked to COVID-19.

  3. New national portal makes research data on COVID-19 accessible

    Today sees the launch of a national data portal for research into COVID-19, coordinated by SciLifeLab and the Swedish Research Council. It will now be easier for researchers to find and share relevant research data.