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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
15 November 2021
50 million SEK to research into post-COVID syndrome
The Swedish Research Council is allocating 50 million SEK to 14 research projects into post-COVID syndrome. The research shall contribute to developing knowledge within health and medical care, and improving diagnosis and therapy alternatives for patients with long-term symptoms following COVID-19.
News
14 June 2021
100 million SEK for follow-up studies of COVID-19 vaccines
Six research environments will share a total of 100 million SEK for follow-up studies of COVID-19 vaccines. The research environments are based on collaborations between different regions, and will focus on different aspects of health and medical care needs.
News
16 April 2021
European Commission announces rapid funding for research into new variants of coronavirus
More knowledge about new varieties of coronavirus is urgently needed. The European Commission is therefore mobilising €123 million from Horizon Europe for four calls focusing on COVID-19 and new variants of the coronavirus. The last application date for all calls is 6 May 2021.
News
8 April 2021
Clinical studies during the pandemic – better coordination and more time for research are needed
Ensure that clinically active personnel have more time for research, and create financial incentives that promote infrastructure, competence provision and national coordination in clinical research. These are some of the Swedish Research Council’s eight recommendations for increasing Sweden’s capacity to conduct clinical studies during normal circumstances as well as in crisis situations.
News
3 March 2021
Date set for call for follow-up studies of COVID-19 vaccines
On 23 March, we are opening a call for research environment grant for follow-up studies of COVID-19 vaccines. You can already read our advance information and start preparing the application.
News
15 February 2021
Swedish Research Council to fund research into COVID-19 vaccine and long COVID
The Government has tasked the Swedish Research Council to allocate 150 million SEK to research into COVID-19 vaccine and long COVID. “We are working as fast as we can to issue calls for the funding,” says Madeleine Durbeej-Hjalt, Secretary General for Medicine and Health at the Swedish Research Council.
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