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About SSF

The Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research, SSF, supports research in science, technology and medicine with approximately SEK 700 million a year. SSF is a free, independent player in the public research funding system.

According to the statutes, SSF must support research in science, technology and medicine. The foundation shall promote the development of strong research environments of the highest international class with significance for the development of Sweden’s future competitiveness.

SSF has decided to give priority to the following main areas during the period up to 2021:

  • Information, Communication and Systems Technologies (ICT)
  • Life sciences with a focus on technologies and Bioengineering
  • Materials Research with a focus on new and better functionality and production.