About the Sjöberg Prize


The prize is awarded by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences and funded by the Sjöberg Foundation. The Foundation was founded in 2016, and the first prize was announced in February 2017.

Bengt Sjöberg
Bengt Sjöberg

The Sjöberg foundation was founded in 2016 by businessman Bengt Sjöberg, who donated two billion Swedish krona for the purpose of promoting scientific research that focuses on cancer, health and the environment.