The ÅForsk Foundation

ÅForsk was founded in 1985. ÅForsk's assets consist mainly of shares in AB ÅF, which is listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange. Return on the assets can be used for three different activities within the objectives of the foundation: research grants, travel grants and prizes for the successful dissemination of technology. ÅForsk has the objective to promote research primarily in its purpose areas: Energy, Environment, Safety & Sustainability, Infrastructure, Materials, Processes and products from renewable sources.  Further information is available from ÅForsk's executive director Anders Snell.

Important dates!

Travel grants 2017 period 1 - Ansökningsperioden är avslutad
Application ends February 1, 2017 - The Application has ended
Travel grants 2017 period 2
Application ends September 29, 2017
Research grants
Application period ends March 1, 2017

Presents awards

ÅForsk awards annually prize for outstanding contribution to the dissemination of knowledge from colleges and universities

Research and travel grants

ÅForsk estimates that in 2016 allocate approx 30 million SEK for research grants and travel grants

Research grants

ÅForsk provides grants for research in their appropriate areas. Application for research grants, which may not relate to more than three years, may be submitted by researchers working both at universities and institutes in the industry. Applications from young researchers with new and daring ideas gladly priorities.

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Travel grants

ÅForsk grants scholarships for graduate work abroad and to graduate students or recent disputing for presentation of research results at international conferences.

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