National Funding

Government Agency


Forte funds research for people’s health, working life and welfare. We are a government agency under the Swedish Ministry of Health and Social Affairs.
More about Forte (external webpage).

Swedish Energy Agency

The Swedish Energy Agency works for a sustainable energy system, combining ecological sustainability, competitiveness and security of supply.
More about Swedish Energy Agency (external webpage).

Swedish Environmental Protection Agency

Swedish Environmental Protection Agency are the public agency in Sweden that is responsible for environmental issues. The Agency carries out assignments on behalf of the Swedish Government relating to the environment in Sweden, the EU and internationally.
More information about Swedish Environmental Protection Agency (external webpage).

The Swedish Research Council

The Swedish Research Council is an authority within the Ministry of Education and Research. The Swedish Research Council has a leading role in developing Swedish research of the highest scientific quality, thereby contributing to the development of society. 
More information about the Swedish Research Council (external webpage).

The Swedish Research Council – Formas

The mission of Formas is to promote and support basic research and need-driven research in the areas Environment, Agricultural Sciences and Spatial Planning. Formas' three primary areas are:

  • Environment and Nature
  • Agricultural Sciences, Animals and Food
  • Spatial Planning


Vinnova is Sweden’s innovation agency. Our mission is to promote sustainable growth by improving the conditions for innovation, as well as funding needs-driven research.
More information about Vinnova (external webpage).