The Wallenberg Academy Fellows grants are for research in the natural sciences, medicine, technology, humanities and social sciences, and the researchers receive a five-year grant that allows them to put all their energy into their research over that period. They also have the opportunity to participate in a mentor program, helping them develop as leaders and researchers.
This year two WWSC members are among the in total 27 new Wallenberg Academy Fellows:
Dr Simone Fabiano, Laboratory of Organic Electronics, Linköping University, will develop conducting material for the electronics of the future. Read more at kaw.se (in Swedish)
Dr Klas Tybrandt will in his research develops soft and elastic microelectrodes that can be used in living tissue. Read more at kaw.se (in Swedish).
– Wallenberg Academy Fellows is a powerful investment in rejuvenating Swedish research. It provides young researchers with fantastic opportunities to become established and build up their research groups, says Göran K. Hansson, secretary general of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.
Find all new Wallenberg Academy Fellows at kaw.se.