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Discovery at Umeå University awarded 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Emmanuelle Charpentier has been awarded the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

The Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation invests in infection medicine

The financial support is included in a national investment into Life Science.

Research news

New group of antibacterial molecules identified
Published: 2021-11-17

The molecule properties can easily be altered chemically, and hope is to develop new, effective antibiotics.

“The industry also needs academia”
Published: 2021-02-12

CHECK brings together Umeå researchers and the largest Swedish industries in cement and quick lime production.

15 million SEK to research infrastructure for future challenges
Published: 2022-08-01

Linda Sandblad, appointed Research Infrastructure Fellows by the Foundation for Strategic Research, SSF.

17 research projects receive funding from the Swedish Cancer Society
Published: 2011-11-09

The Swedish Cancer Society (Cancerfonden) has announced that will grant more than SEK 27 million ...

50 million SEK to new research within UCMR
Published: 2022-11-10

14 projects with research leaders affiliated to UCMR received funding from the Swedish Research Council.

50 million to hydrogen research for sustainable energy production
Published: 2020-06-18

SSF supports a hydrogen research centre led by KTH and including Umeå researchers.

7 million SEK from the Cancer Foundation to research projects within UCMR
Published: 2022-11-16

Niklas Arnberg, Anna Arnqvist and Nasim Sabouri are the principal investigators who get funding.

8 million SEK to expertise network for sample preparation
Published: 2019-01-29

Researcher Linda Sandblad receives a grant for improving the accessibility of national infrastructures.

80 new EU millions for research at Umeå University
Published: 2022-11-21

18 research projects receive funds from the EU to create new knowledge in everything from health to AI.

9 million to cancer research from the Sjöberg Foundation
Published: 2018-12-21

Researchers Per Fransson and Daniel Öhlund receive 9 million SEK from for research in pancreatic cancer.

A bacterial toxin that acts as a mediator rather than a killer
Published: 2021-04-06

Umeå researchers have discovered that bacterial toxins can act as modulators of the host immune response.

A new way to detect infection
Published: 2022-08-10

The detection of physical forces produced by bacterial infection can initiate the immune response.

A research vessel with double missions presented on 6 June
Published: 2022-06-01

Open ship onboard the research vessel KBV 181 on 6 June. Umeå University and KBV present their work on board.

A step towards better understanding of bacterial diseases
Published: 2020-09-10

Chemists together with German researchers have captured and identified bacterial toxin target substrates.

Action to save bees and other insects in Northern Sweden!
Published: 2019-07-23

The University draws attention to the crisis situation and starts research on insects in Northern Sweden.