Once a year we honor a researcher as well as a politician with the Research!Sweden award.

Recent recipients of the award are:

Honorary awards

  • Nina Rehnqvist, Adjunct professor of cardiology, Karolinska Institute, Former chair Swedish Agency for Health Technology Assessment and Assessment of Social Services
  • Ingvar Carlsson, Former prime minister, Socialdemokraterna


  • Mathias Uhlén, Professor of microbiology, Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm
  • Emmanuelle Charpentier, Professor of microbiology, genetics and biochemistry, Umeå university and Max Planck Institute
  • Professor Catharina Svanborg, Professor of microbiology, Lund University
  • Lars Klareskog, Professor of reumathology, Karolinska Institute
  • Carl Borrebaeck, Professor of immunotechnology, Lund University


  • Anders Lönnberg, Government’s national life sciences coordinator, Socialdemokraterna
  • Anders Henriksson, Deputy chair Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions, Chair Kalmar county council, Socialdemokraterna
  • Barbro Westerholm, Member of Parliament, Liberalerna
  • Jan Björklund, Minister och education and Deputy prime minister, Liberalerna
  • Mats Eriksson, President of the medical delegation, Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions and the health board of Region Halland, Moderaterna


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