Doing research during the pandemic

This page summarises the support for those doing research into the coronavirus pandemic and COVID-19. We are also updating the page continuously with information affecting those who have a grant from the Swedish Research Council, or want to apply for a grant.


News for those who have or are applying for a grant from us

PublISHED ON 14 May 2020

UpDATED ON 18 September 2020


  1. Project grant for cross-disciplinary collaboration between China and Sweden on corona and virus research

  2. ALF funds for 2020 can be used next year too

    The coronavirus pandemic has affected the ability of the ALF regions to conduct clinical research. The Government is now making an addition to the ALF agreement, so that the regions can use their 2020 funds also during 2021.

  3. 260 ethically approved COVID-19 studies in Sweden so far

    Since the pandemic begun this spring, 260 clinical studies relating to COVID-19 have been approved by the Swedish Ethical Review Authority. Getting results from most of these studies will take time, and for several studies it might be a challenge to ...