Swedish Research Council

The Swedish Research Council (Swedish: Vetenskapsrådet) is a Government agency in Sweden established in 2001, with the responsibility to support and develop basic scientific research. Its objective is for Sweden to be a leading nation in scientific research. The agency has three main functions:

  • To distribute government funding for basic research
  • To advise the government on issues related to scientific research
  • To educate the general public about scientific research
Swedish Research Council
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HeadquartersSweden Stockholm
Employees160
Websitewww.vr.se

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