The Foundations grant funding to excellent researchers and research projects beneficial to Sweden. 
The funding totaled SEK 1.8 billion in 2021



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Long-term establishment of national expertise in key strategic areas

Since the turn of the millennium many of Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation’s strategic initiatives have helped to build up an extensive network for the furtherance of expertise in basic science in the Swedish scientific community and in Swedish industry, in fields such as life sciences, mathematics, data, AI and quantum technology.


He maps insects in Sweden and Madagascar to see environmental changes

The world of insects is changing. But in what way? And how fast? Fredrik Ronquist at the Swedish Museum of Natural History wants to find out which insects live where, and how many there are, in all of Sweden and all of Madagascar.

The project is a unique mapping of the world of insects - to, in the future make possible to understand how we change the world we are living in.