Complete statistic – grant decisions 2017

The Swedish Research Council has in total prepared 5 805 applications during 2017. Of these, 1 049 applications have been granted more than 4.7 billion SEK. The Swedish Research Council has also granted approximately SEK 4 billion SEK to research infrastructures.

Areas of science

 

Number of applications

Approval rate

Total amount approved

Natural and engineering sciences*

2 235

19 %

1 861 683 388

Medicine and health

1 415

20 %

1 406 632 355

Humanities and Social Sciences

1 344

15 %

723 630 583

Educational sciences

296

17 %

343 191 490

Clinical Therapy Research

95

19 %

228 179 000

Development Research

307

16 %

154 402 500

Artistic research

57

14 %

26 584 800

Proof of Concept (NT och MH)

56

21%

14 000 000

Total

5 805

18%

4 758 304 116

* Includes decision for Research Environment Grant within NT. The call for proposal was in 2016 and decision was made in 2017, the total grant amount was 426 million SEK.

Gender perspective


Number of applications

Approval rate

Average grant per year

Women

2 034

17 %

1 247 234

Men

3 575

17 %

1 379 399

Total

5 609

17 %

 1 334 079

* Application within Conference Grant , Doctoral Programmes and Visiting Professorship are not included.

Young reserches

1 885 of the over all applications came from young researchers, researchers who graduated less than eight years ago.


Number of applications

Approval rate

Average grant per year

Women

780

14 %

1 089 969

Men

1 105

13 %

1 033 927

Total

1 885

13%

 1 058 368

Type of funding


Number of applications

Approval rate

Total amount approved

Research project funding

3 785

18 %

2 542 845 497

Career support funding

1 287

15 %

731 630 500

Research environment & Research collaboration funding

691

23 %

 1 473 328 119

Operational funding

42

40 %

10 500 000

Total

5 805

18 %

4 758 304 116

 

Research project grant

Research project grant are our largest type of funding. 3 785 of the total prepared applications were within Research project grant. And out of these 680  applications were approved.

Free research

The largest part of the funding are within free research, which means grants that are not limited to a particular area. This year, more then 3.7 billion SEK were awarded for free research.

Almost one billion SEK was granted for project grants within a specific area, such as Research Project Grant - Research on Civil Society.

Administrating organisations

The table below shows the ten organisations that are awarded most funding 2017.


Number of applications

Total amount approved

Karolinska Institutet

188

1 102 962 659

Uppsala University

165

702 344 738

Lund University

141

553 551 600

University of Gothenburg

115

504 859 375

Stockholm University

116

470 036 208

KTH, Royal Institute of Technology

63

388 143 288

Linköping University

61

262 014 256

Chalmers University of Technology

49

237 694 000

Umeå University

58

216 253 755

Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

21

61 618 500

Others

72

258 825 737

Total

1 049

4 758 304 116

Contakt

Lucas Pettersson, +46 (0)8 546 44 277

Updated: 2017-12-19

The calls for proposals that are included in the statistics

Natural and engineering sciences

Conference Grant

Distinguished Professor Grant

International Postdoc

New nuclear technology

Proof of concept

Research Environment Grant

Research Project Grant

Starting Grant

Tage Erlander Visiting Professorship

 

Medicine and health

Conference Grant

Distinguished Professor Grant

Grant for Half-time Position in Clinical Research Environment

International Postdoc

Proof of concept

Research Environment grant in ageing and health

Research Project Grant

Research Project Grant – Development of methods to replace, reduce and refine animal experiments (3R)

Starting Grant

Humanities and Social Sciences

Conference Grant

Distinguished Professor Grant

International Postdoc

Kerstin Hesselgren Visiting Professorship

Olof Palmes Visiting Professorship

Research Project Grant - Humanities and Social Sciences

Research Project Grant - Research on Civil Society

Research Project Grant

Scientific Journal Grant

Educational sciences

Conference Grant

Distinguished Professor Grant

Doctoral programme grant – Educational Sciences

Doctoral programme grant Teacher educator

International Postdoc

Licentiate programme grant for teachers and preschool teachers

Research Project Grant

Development Research

Research Network Grant for international collaboration – Swedish Research Links

Research Project Grant

Clinical Therapy Research

Research Environment Grant – clinical therapy research

 

Artistic research

Conference Grant

International Postdoc

Research Project Grant