Published: 2017-05-12 14:09 | Updated: 2018-02-14 09:16

Grants to MTC 2017

This list covers grants and research positions awarded to MTC during 2017. 9 MTC researchers have been awarded grants from Vetenskapsrådet in Medicine and Health and Natural and Engineering Sciences for approx. 26 M SEK, and a further 50m SEK from a Distinguished Professor Grant. In addition, six researchers from MTC have been awarded grants from Cancerfonden for approx 18M SEK in total.

Cancerfonden in thousand SEK
Name 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Total
Pontus Aspenström 800 800 800 2.4M
Yihai Cao 2250 2250 2250 6.8M
Jonathan Coquet 800 800 800 2.4M
Sonia Lain 1000 1000 2.0M
Lars-Gunnar Larsson 1250 1250 2.5M
Rolf Ohlsson 1000 1000 2.0M
TOTAL AMOUNT (approx) 18,1M
Vetenskapsrådet in thousand SEK
Name (UF = developmental research grant) 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Total
Anders Björkman (UF) 1200 1200 1200 3.6M
Jonas Fuxe 800 800 800 2.4M
Mikael Karlsson 1200 1200 1200 1200 4.8M
Akira Kaneko (UF) 1300 1300 1300 3.9M
Gunilla Karlsson Hedestam 1570 1570 1570 1570 6.3M
Peter Liljeström (UF) 1600 400 400 2.4M
Sonia Lain 800 800 800 2.4M
Antonio Rothfuchs 800 800 800 2.4M
Ute Römling 800 800 800 850 3.3M
Åsa Sjöling 800 800 800 2.4M
Åsa Sjöling (UF) 390 390 390 1.2M
Lisa Westerberg 800 800 800 2.4M
TOTAL AMOUNT (approx) 26.4M
Vetenskapsrådet Distinguished Professor Grant in thousand SEK
Name 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025 2026 2027 Total
Gunilla Karlsson Hedestam 5000 5000 5000 5000 5000 5000 5000 5000 5000 5000 50M
KI Faculty Funded Career Positions 2017 in thousand SEK
Name 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Total
Jonathan Coquet 1000 1000 2.0M
Michael Landreh 1000 1000 1000 1000 4.0M
Ruth and Richard Julin Foundation in thousand SEK
Name 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Total
Claudia Kutter 150 150 300

Torsten Söderbergs Foundation in thousand SEK

Name Total
Mats Wahlgren 1000

Susanne Schlisio awarded a 6 year senior research position from The Swedish Childhood Cancer Foundation

Susanne Schlisio has been awarded a 6 year senior research position from The Swedish Childhood Cancer Foundation (Barncancerfonden) despite fierce competition - hers was one of only 26 approved applications.

Please read more about this research position here

Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation in Million SEK

Name 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Total
Mats Wahlgren and Ulf Ribacke 5.5 5.5 5.5 5.5 5.5 27.5M
Project: Understanding malaria-parasite survival in the human body for developing antimalarial drug

The Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation (KAW) have granted close to SEK 108 million to four research projects at Karolinska Institutet - one of these to two MTC researchers. Project funding is mainly granted to basic research within medicine, engineering and natural sciences. KAW is the largest private research financier in Sweden, celebrating its 100 year anniversary in 2017