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Government budget allocations for R&D

The statistics show estimated R&D funding in the central government budget by expenditure area, objectives, recipient units and the estimated R&D funding from research foundations by objective and recipient units. The survey has been conducted since the 1970s.

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Government budget allocations for R&D (GBARD) 2021


For 2021, funds for research and development (R&D) in the central government budget are estimated at SEK 42.7 billion, which is an increase of SEK 3.6 billion, calculated at the 2021 price level. A majority of the research funding, 50 percent, will go to universities and colleges, which is SEK 1.4 billion more than in 2020.

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