Birgitta and Carl-Axel Rydbeck’s Research grant for Pediatric Research

Karolinska Institutet hereby invites applications for research grants in pediatrics from the Birgitta and Carl-Axel Rydbeck Donation.


The donation concerns research in pediatrics, with a particular focus on reproduction and fertility.


Eligible to apply are researchers with a doctoral degree, affiliated to Karolinska Institutet and registered doctoral students at Karolinska Institutet.


Grants up to 1 million SEK can be awarded for one year.


The application shall be written in English and contain a research plan of maximum 15 000 characters (approximately 4 A4-pages), a popular scientific summary in Swedish (approximately 1 A4-page), ethical considerations and a budget. There is also a possibility to upload illustrations (maximum 4MB).

The following attachments shall be enclosed:

  1. A publication list stating the 10 most relevant publications for this call besides a complete publication list for the previous 5 years and the current year. Only original publications shall be listed. Minimum for doctoral students without publications, is to attach a manuscript
  2. Doctoral students shall attach a recommendation letter from their main supervisor.

The application must be submitted digitally. The online form will be available ​through KI Prisma during the application period, January 7 – 21, 2020. The application period closes at 2.00 pm.


Decision of grant will be taken by the Board of the Foundation. All applicants will be notified by e-mail in March.


For this call we would like to have a short scientific report of approximately ½ A4 page and a short financial report, also about ½ A4 page, describing how you used the money. If you have not used the money at all during the disposition period, these should be returned to KI Funds & Foundations.

Reports are submitted in Prisma approximately 12 months after the money has been paid out. You will receive an email notification when it is time to report.


For questions regarding this call please e-mail: