Ulla and Gustaf af Uggla Foundation

Karolinska Institutet hereby invites applications for grants from the Ulla and Gustaf af Uggla Foundation, which promote research on arthropathic diseases.


The main purpose of the foundation is to promote scientific research into aetiological and/or therapeutic problems related to arthropathic diseases, in particular deformative hip joint arthrosis.

Applications may be made for grants for scientific research and/or travel abroad for the purpose of research in the above fields.


Researchers with a doctoral degree affiliated to a department at Karolinska Institutet, who conduct research within the area described above, are eligible to apply.

Grants can be rewarded no more than three times.


The disposable amount is usually between 650,000 and 1,000,000 SEK, but can also vary between years. Awarded grants varies between 80,000 and maximum up to 250,000 SEK per person. You can never get more than the requested amount.


The application must contain a research plan of maximum 15 000 charachters (approximately 4 A4-pages), an abstract of about 1 A4-page, ethical considerations and a budget where indirect costs must also be stated.

The following attachments should 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
  2. For applicants who have previously been awarded grants from this call, a progress report must be attched for consideration of the new application.

For those applying for travel grants, one or more of the following documents should be attaced

  1. Abstract and a confirmation that an abstract has been submitted or accepted
  2. Personal invitation to a congress or institution.

Note that you should not add co-applicants to this call.

Applications must be submitted digitally. The online form will be available ​through KI Prisma during the application period, September 3 – 17, 2024. The application period opens at 10 am on September 3 and closes 2 pm on September 17.


Decision of grant will be taken by the Committee of Research. All applicants will be notified by e-mail in November.


After the end of the term, you have to login to Prisma and confirm whether you have used the money, or at least have started using the money, or not. If you have not used the money at all during the disposition period, these should be returned to the Foundations and Funds.

Reports are submitted via Prisma about 12 months after the money has been paid, except for travel benefits where reporting takes place approximately one month after the end of the term. You will receive an email notification when it is time to report.


For questions regarding this call please e-mail: fonder@ki.se