Swedish Research Council

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The Swedish Research Council (Swedish: Vetenskapsrådet) is a Swedish government agency 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


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