Research Project Grant for research collaboration between China and Sweden

Decisions on Research Project Grant for research collaboration between China and Sweden has been taken by the Swedish Research Council.

Grant awarded for research collaboration between China and Sweden, 2017Excel

NB! Only decision sent to your personal account in Prisma is a guarantee of award having been granted.

Approval rate

The Swedish Research Council received 51 applications and out of these 12 were approved.

Number of applications

Number of approved applications

Approval rate




24 %


Grant amount

The total amount approved is approximately 36 million SEK for the period

Total amount approved

Average grant per year


35 928 300

 998 008


Administrating organisations

The table below shows the organisations that will administer the grants.


Approved applications

Total amount approved

Karolinska Institutet


20 965 800

Uppsala University


5 970 000

Stockholm University


3 000 000

Chalmers University of Technology


2 998 800

Lund University


2 993 700



35 928 300


Contact, from 8 January 2018

Tomas Andersson, 08-546 44 173

Marie Hillerby, 08-546 44 217

Updated: 2018-01-15

What happens next?

Decision and final statement in Prisma

Within the next few days the decision along with the final statement of the review panel will be available on your personal account in Prisma. A message appears in the module Tasks on Prisma's home page. Your final statement can be found under the tab Applications and grants. Choose the page Applications in the left menu. In the list in the center field of the page, click the arrow to the right of the Event log for reading your final statement. Your research colleague can get his decision and final statement before you get yours, or vice versa.

Document to be signed
If your application is granted, a document that describes the terms and conditions of the grant will be published on your Prisma account. It can take up to three weeks before the document is published in Prisma. This needs to be signed in Prisma by you and the head of department as soon as possible, but no later than within 90 days.

When do I receive my first payment?
The first payment is generally made no earlier than January 2018, and after that payments will be made monthly, given that the grant conditions has been signed. We will make the payments to your university, who will in turn administer the payments to you.

Can I delay the project start?
Yes, it is up to you and your employer to agree on this. We begin payments to the university as soon as we have a signed approval of the grant conditions.

How was my application assessed?

Click this link for more information about our evaluation process.