Ulla and Gustaf af Uggla Foundation

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The Board of Research hereby invites applications for grants from the Ulla and Gustaf af Uggla Foundation, which promote research on arthropathic diseases.


The main purpose of the foundation is to promote scientific research into aetiological and/or therapeutic problems related to arthropathic diseases, in particular deformative hip joint arthrosis.

Applications may be made for grants for scientific research and/or travel for the purpose of overseas research in the above fields.


Researchers affiliated to a department at Karolinska Institutet, who conduct research within the area described above, are eligible to apply.


Awarded grants varies between 35,000 and 150,000 SEK per person.


Applications must be submitted digitally. The online form will be available ​through KI Prisma during the application period, September 5 – 19, 2017. The application period closes 2.00 pm.

Normally you can only receive grants for three times for one and same project.


Decision of grant will be taken by the Board of Research. All applicants will be notified by e-mail in November.

Grants not utilised before the end of the financial year in which they are awarded are to be returned to the foundation. The same applies to travel allowances not utilised during the calendar year in which they are disbursed.


If you have previously been awarded a grant from the foundation, you are asked to enclose a research report with your current application.

Specify five papers that have been published during the last five years, as an attachment.


For questions regarding this call please e-mail: fonder@ki.se