Forte – Swedish Research Council for Health, Working Life and Welfare is a research funding agency under the Ministry for Health and Social Affairs.

 

Forte’s mission:

  • Promoting and supporting  basic and applied research
  • Identifying research needs relevant to our areas of responsibility
  • Dialogue, dissemination of information and transfer of knowledge to prioritized target groups.
  • Promoting cooperation between researchers both nationally and internationally.

 

Research Funding:

Forte’s main research support is through project grants. The scientists submit their proposals and subsequently their scientific merit and societal relevance are assessed through a peer review process. To stimulate research of excellence within specific areas the Council may award research grants to Centres of Excellence. Forte also finances post-doc and research positions at Swedish universities. Forte operates the Forte Marie Curie International Postdoc Programme.

 

Forte also

– evaluates research within our areas of responsibility
– is responsible for coordinating research within the areas of the elderly, children and young people, disability, International Migration and Ethnic Relations (IMER) and socio-scientific alcohol and drug research

– promotes multidisciplinary research
– promotes research relating to sex equality
– promotes gender perspective in research application

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Address:

Box 894 SE- 101 37 STOCKHOLM

Phone:

+468 775 40 70

Head of public authority (President/Vice-Chancellor/CEO/DG):

Ewa Ställdal

URL:

http://www.forte.se/en/

Press contact

Name:

Annie Rosell

Phone:

+46-87 75 40 96

Cell phone:

+46-70 648 85 71