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Industrial PhD 2017

Period of application
Grant period
Amount (SEK million)
Scientific Secretary
Mattias Lundberg

Description of call for proposal

The Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research (SSF) is allocating SEK 30 million for a programme for Industrial Doctoral/Licentiate Students during 2017. Each grant in the programme provides funding for one industry doctoral or licentiate student’s research and postgraduate studies, in collaboration between industry and academia. The grant runs for two to five years and shall result in a doctorate (Ph.D.) or licentiate exam. SSF expects to fund 12-24 projects at SEK 2.5 million or 1,25 millon each (including indirect costs) in this call for proposals.

  Applied Granted Granted as a percentage
Total number of applications 52 12 23%
Life Sciences 14 2 14%
Bioengineering, Medical Technology and Life Science Technologies 11 3 27%
Material Science and Material Technologies 9 2 22%
Information, Communication, and System Technologies 12 4 33%
Computational Science and Applied Mathematics 5 1 20%
Other 1 0 0%
Female main applicants 15 4 27%
Male main applicants 37 8 22%
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