Vinnova’s and the Swedish Research Council’ s new call on future biological pharmaceuticals funds projects aimed to promote making Sweden world leading in development and production of biological pharmaceuticals. It is part of the research program for future biological pharmaceuticals that Vinnova and the Swedish Research Council have launched, commissioned by the government. The 8-year long program has a total budget of 320 MSEK government funding. In this first call a total of 11 projects received funding with up to 5 MSEK per project.
CIMED Senior researcher Jan Johansson receives 5 MSEK for his project on effective production of development of new biological pharmaceuticals inspired by how spiders make silk.
For the announcement (in Swedish) please see Vetenskapsrådets press release.
”Effektiv produktion av utveckling av nya biologiska läkemedel inspirerat av hur spindlar gör silke”, Karolinska Institutet, Institutionen för Neurobiologi, 5 miljoner Projektledare: Jan Johansson