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Swedish funding bodies with special requirements for central management

The Swedish funding bodies which have special requirements for central management of applications and accounting are dealt with by Research Services.

The Marianne and Marcus Wallenberg Foundation (MMW) and the Marcus and Amalia Wallenberg Foundation (MAW) – project grants

The application deadline is 1 April every year.

The foundations fund projects of high research potential, preferably within new research fields, interdisciplinary projects and within IT and digital media. 

The Marianne and Marcus Wallenberg Foundation (MMW) finances:

  • Research projects with high research potential
  • Individual support to outstanding researchers
  • The Foundation’s scholarship programme

The Foundations’s profile areas of clinical medicine, law, economics and social sciences.

The Marcus and Amalia Wallenberg Foundation (MAW) finances:

  • Grants for research projects with high research potential, researcher-initiated projects of the highest international standard focusing on a single research issue
  • The Foundation’s programme within learning and investment in activities relating to children; the Foundation announces funds for project grants

The Foundation preferably supports projects within the fields of the humanities and learning.

The Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation

Grants for research projects with high research potential, usually of a basic research nature and focused on a single research issue. Projects within new research fields, above all of a boundary-crossing nature, are prioritised. The project should preferably be within science, engineering and medicine.

Read more about the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation 

Lund University's internal management rules (PDF 42 kB, new window)

Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation
– nomination of researchers to Wallenberg Academy Fellows 2017

The programme addresses young researchers in medicine, natural sciences, engineering and technology, humanities and social sciences, and disciplines in between. The goal of the programme is to support basic research at the highest level. The target group is young researchers in early stages of their career with a potential to develop into the researchers and research leaders of tomorrow. Candidates nominated in 2017 must have obtained their PhDs after 1 January 2009. If you are interested in being nominated, please contact your head of department.

The Marcus and Amalia Wallenberg Foundation
– funding for children and youth projects

When applying for the project call children and youth project please contact Research Services well in advance (at least two weeks) before deadline for support with i.a. the Vice Chancellor’s letter of support.

Read more about the foundation

Wallenberg Clinical Scholars

Please contact Emma Roybon, emma.roybon [at] med.lu.se, at the Faculty of Medicine.

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Sara Naurin
Research funding advisor
+46 46 222 70 43
sara.naurin [at] fs.lu.se

Tina Trollås
Research funding advisor
+46 46 222 77 45
tina.trollas [at] fs.lu.se

Brita Larsson
Forskningshandläggare
+46 46 222 70 43
brita.larsson [at] fs.lu.se

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Visiting address
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Paradisgatan 5C
Internal mailing code 31

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Box 117
221 00 LUND

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