The Thorsten and Elsa Segerfalk Foundation supports research on the nervous system and its disorders at Lund University.

The Foundation hereby announces grants for 2017.

Grants will be awarded for apparatus and equipment necessary for specified research projects. The cost of the equipment must be no less than 20.000 SEK (excl. VAT) and have a lifetime of at least three years.

The Segerfalk Foundation annually awards approximately 750,000 SEK for brain research at Lund University. Usually 5 to 9 different applicants receive grants from 60,000 up to 150,000 SEK each.

Applications will be processed according to the Swedish Research Councils standards with particular attention to the Foundations policy to primarily support postdoctoral researchers in the early phase of their scientific career.
Applications must be completed and sent no later than March 15th at 14:00.

Late and incomplete applications will not be considered for grants. The application should be submitted electronically, not on paper. If you wish to change a previously submitted application, the application may be resubmitted before deadline. In case of problems, please contact Linda Eliasson (

Please note

  • Incorrect information may cause your application to be withdrawn

  • Grants are given for apparatus and equipment only, according to specifications above

  • Grants are not awarded to applicants who have not defended their theses before the deadline for application

All applicants will be notified by email regarding the awarding of grants by June 10th, 2017th at the latest.