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External research funding

RSO offers support and expertise at all stages of a research project's life cycle. The support is carried out through information, education, advice, management, and other forms of expert support to researchers and research groups at KTH. Below is further information on RSO's support, various funding options available, and important aspects to consider.

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Close relationships with KTH's most important research funders

The Research Support Office monitors the funders' research agendas, the funding requirements and other important new issues that the funders prioritise. We represent KTH in the financiers' various networks and reference groups.

Support for competitive research applications

We have expertise that is crucial for successful research applications and support for how researchers can address relevant issues such as ethics, gender issues, global sustainability goals, impact, data management plans, open data, IP/IP rights, project management, etc.

Support for export control and ethical issues in research projects

We have crucial expertise for successful research applications and support for addressing relevant issues such as ethics, gender issues, the sustainable development goals, impact, data management plans, open data, IP and IP rights, and project management.

Support for project management, administration and reporting

We have specialist knowledge in project management, administration, budgeting, and reporting of EU projects and support the schools' administrative staff and project managers with competence development, templates, and support structures.

National funding

Information on KTH's most common Swedish financiers, the Wallenberg Foundations and the e-service Prisma.

Nordic funding

You can apply for nordic funding from Nordforsk and the Nordic Council through KTH.

EU funding

KTH is an active participant in projects funded by EU's various programmes for research and innovation, and EU funding thus constitutes a rather large part of KTH's external research funding.

Read more about the different funding options and the support you can get from RSO.

International funding

Information on funding from the US, and the special terms that need to be considered.

Cross-cutting issues

We provide support in issues that need to be considered before, during and sometimes even after the implementation of a project, such as ethics, export control and data management.

We have gathered overall aspects for various funding opportunities as well as issues that to a greater extent are associated with EU funding .