The Foundations grant funding to excellent researchers and research projects beneficial to Sweden. 
The funding totaled SEK 2.4 billion in 2019



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The Wallenberg Foundations will grant an extension of the allocation period for grants granted that may be delayed due to the COVID-19 outbreak. This is applied for in a special order and will be assessed individually for each grant.

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1 February sista ansökningsdag för

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15 February sista ansökningsdag för

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26 April sista ansökningsdag för

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15 June sista ansökningsdag för

Ekon. dr Peter Wallenbergs Stiftelse för Entreprenörskap och Affärsmannaskap

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5 October sista ansökningsdag för

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31 October sista ansökningsdag för


Analytical materials, research projects and biobanks – Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation invest up to SEK 130 million on efforts against the Corona virus.


Covid-19 research in progress 

Follow the researchers who, with the help of blood tests, antibody tests and biobanks, will solve the mystery of the virus. Meet Professors Siv Andersson SciLifeLab, Lars Engstrand KI, Sophia Hober, KTH, Peter Nilsson KTH / SciLifLab and the specialist physician and researcher Charlotte Thålin at Danderyds Hospital. Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation supports research on covid-19 with SEK 130 million.