Research

Mistra invests in research aimed at solving key environmental problems and promoting Sweden’s future competitiveness. Mistra’s research programmes are conducted in a close dialogue with companies, public agencies and other users, to ensure that research findings are put to practical use.  

Mistra is to invest SEK 40 million in a new research programme to explore the uses of nanotechnology. A call for proposals is now being issued, to find research environments that can both survey the environmental effects of nanomaterials and develop new applications to solve various environmental problems.

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Mistra invites Swedish research groups to submit programme proposals on the theme of sustainable development in the Arctic Regions. The purpose of the programme is twofold: to expand knowledge of the region’s distinctive prospects of long-term sustainable development, and to contribute to adequate and effective application of research results in policy processes relating to development in the Arctic.

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The Swedish Foundation for Strategic Environmental Research (Mistra) invites research groups, jointly with other partners, to submit proposals for a new research programme on mobility and accessibility. The purpose of Mistra’s initiative is to foster development of mobility and accessibility in a direction that drives sustainable development of society. The programme is intended to be interdisciplinary, to take a comprehensive view and to be based on the need for behavioural changes, with in-depth study of specific areas.

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Establish collaborations with international research organisations

The Mistra Fellows programme seeks to establish collaborations and boost knowledge exchange between Mistra’s various research groups on the one hand and international research organisations on the other. The plan is, each year, to give four young researchers working in Mistra programmes the opportunity to work for an international organisation with a focus on policy issues.

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  • Programtid: 2015–
  • Finansiering: Mistra funds stays abroad for up to four researchers annually. The maximum award per person is SEK 1 million.
  • Programvärd: Mistra