Department of Research Infrastructures

The department has the overall responsibility for the funding of research infrastructures of national interest, which includes both national and international research infrastructures. The department consists of four units:

The Infrastructure Support Unit is responsible for issuing and managing grants for the establishment and operation of national and international research infrastructures of interest to Swedish research.

The Register-based Research Unit is responsible for the infrastructure built up in order to improve and facilitate the use of register data for research purposes.

The Sunet Unit is responsible for running Sunet, whose main task is to offer Swedish universities and colleges, as well as other agencies and organisations in the sector, national and international data communications and data services.

The Office for Clinical Studies is marketing the potential in Sweden for clinical studies and is the point of contact for national and international actors.

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Updated: 2017-01-09