External research funding
The total revenue for research at Karolinska Institutet was 5,790 million SEK during 2017, including 1,997 of direct government funding and 3,793 (66%) of external funding from for example county and municipal councils, private foundations and from the business sector. The most important international research funder for KI is the European Union. In Sweden, the Swedish Research Council, the Wallenberg Foundations and the Stockholm County Council are major funders of our research. From the private sector, AstraZeneca is the most important funder.