External research funding
Research accounts for 84 percent of the total annual revenue of Karolinska Institutet, and in 2018 the income for the research area amounted to SEK 6 billion. The largest financial contributions, except government base-funding, come from the Swedish Research Council, Region Stockholm and the European Union. Among the private financiers, the Wallenberg Foundations, the Swedish Cancer Society, and AstraZeneca are the largest contributors. External funders accounts for 66 percent of the research funding.