More than 30 years of science and innovation
The ÅForsk Foundation announces research grants for researchers who want to re-establish themselves in Sweden
1 March 2023
ÅForsk Foundation, majority shareholder of AFRY, has decided to announce repatriation grants for researchers who want to re-establish themselves in Sweden as independent researchers after an international stay at postdoctoral level. Read more
The call for ÅForsk foundation research grants is open
7 February 2023
A new call for ÅForsk foundation research grants is now open. Grants can be applied for by researchers working in academia, within institutes and in industry. Read more
ÅForsk offers research funding in 2023
7 December 2022
A new call for ÅForsk foundation research grants will open on 7 February. Research projects may run up to three years and grants can be applied for by researchers working in academia, within institutes and in industry. Read more
ÅForsk has since its formation in 1985 been aimed at research and development within its main areas. The foundation is the largest shareholder in listed AFRY AB. The appropriations distributed are obtained by dividend from the company. The board consists of members of the founders - Kungl. Ingenjörsvetenskapsakademien, IVA, Skogsindustrierna, Energiföretagen Sverige and AFRY AB.
What we are looking for
ÅForsk aims to promote research and development within the core areas mentioned below. We want to see more female researchers to apply for funding. By improving gender equality, the research community becomes stronger, more productive and successful. Priority is given to applications from researchers with new ideas.