Swedish Government Increases Research Funding
Sweden’s government presented a bill entitled ‘Research for a Better Life’ to the national parliament on 22 March, detailing how it plans to allocate the extra 2.34 billion SEK (256 million euro) that it is investing in research.
The funding increase is designed to bolster Sweden’s position as one of Europe’s leading research nations. The measures target both fundamental and needs-driven research, with the aim of stimulating new innovations for growth and sustainable development. The measures are also supported by the government’s coalition partners the Left Party and the Green Party.
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News Source: Cordis