Collecting organisations and similar funders
Research at KI is financed by a large number of Swedish non-profit collecting organisations and similar funding bodies, using a thorough peer-review process.
For these non-profit collecting organisations, many private individuals are the most important contributors. The list below presents some of the organisations that annually contribute with large sums to KI researchers, of which the Swedish Cancer Society occupies the leading position:
The Swedish Childhood Cancer Fund
The Swedish Heart-Lung Foundation
Swedish Society for Medical Research
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KI Foundations and Funds
Karolinska Institutet awards grants for research and travel from a large number of foundations and funds. These funders support research on health and illness through all stages of life, from paediatrics to geriatrics and onto medical research history. Find out more at the KI Staff portal.