The main purpose of the Crafoord Foundation is to promote scientific research and education.
Other goals include promoting not-for-profit Swedish scientific education and research by supporting individuals or organizations.
Research grants are awarded to applicants at Lund University, Linnaeus University, Malmö University, Kristianstad University College, the University of Halmstad, Blekinge Institute of Technology, and the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences at Alnarp.
In early February, the application for scientific research grants and teaching will be submitted. In June, those who received a grant will be notified.
In 2016, the Crafoord Foundation donated SEK 81,000,000 in scientific research grants.
Applications must be submitted electronically by 4 pm on Thursday 1 February 2018 at the latest.