PublISHED ON 19 November 2019

UpDATED ON 20 August 2021

Funding and promoting research

One of the Swedish Research Council's main mandates is to fund and promote research. We fund research in all scientific fields. The major part of the research we fund is basic research.

Much of our research funding goes to projects where researchers themselves have formulated the research questions and developed methods for answering these.

Some of our calls for research projects include a specific thematic focus. Other grants aim to facilitate career development for researchers and increase their mobility within the research community.

We are responsible for two national research programs

Logo of the global goals for sustainable development.

Research forms an important part of the puzzle to ensure Sweden and the world achieve the global goals for sustainable development set for 2030.

Read about how the Swedish Research Council’s work contributes to the implementation of 2030 Agenda.


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