External grants

Since 2010 the organisation has received following external grants for its activities

AFA Försäkring

Development of recommendations for the implementation of e-health in primary care based on case studies (ePrIm), 2020-2022: 4 748 000 SEK.
Principal investigator: Maria Hägglund

ALF resources

Internet based screening and self-care support for cancer patients and their families - a PhD project within the U-CARE programme, 2013: 115 000 SEK. 
Principal investigator: Birgitta Johansson.

Funding to U-CARE, 2012-2014: 2 400 000 SEK.
Principal investigator: Louise von Essen.

Funding for one PhD student in U-CARE, 2011-2014: 1 045 500 SEK. 
Principal investigator: Birgitta Johansson.

EU H2020

ENTWINE is a 4-year Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovation Training Network (ITN), funded by the European Union and  started as of September 2018. The Network will train 15 Early Stage Researchers (ESRs) for high quality PhD training. Professor Louise von Essen and Dr Joanne Woodford have funding for one ESR: Chelsea Coumoundouros. Link to ENTWINE: https://entwine-itn.eu/ .

Professor Louise von Essen and Dr Joanne Woodford have received, 2019-2022: 2 500 000 SEK.

FORTE

Beyond implementation of eHealth, 2020-2024: 5 800 000 SEK.
Principal investigator: Maria Hägglund.

Inclusion health for women in homelessness – development, feasibility and implementation of interventions, 2021-2023: 4 700 000 SEK. 
Principal investigator: Elisabet Mattsson. 

Physical activity intervention for trauma-afflicted refugees, 2021-2022: 1 500 000 SEK. 
Principal investigator: Maria Andér Gottvall. 

Evaluation of mobile health technologies utilized for rural healthcare workers in South Africa and Sweden, 2018-2019: 600 000 SEK. 
Principal investigator: Maria Hägglund. 

PACESS – patient-centered assessment of patients’ online access to electronic health records, 2017-2019: 2 700 000 SEK. 
Principal investigator: Maria Hägglund. 

Fredrik and Ingrid Thuring Foundation

Of the population, for the population: promoting psychological support for adolescent and young adult childhood cancer survivors, 2019-2020: 50 000 SEK. 
Principal investigator: Joanne Woodford. 

InDevelop's Development Foundation

Grant for the GuardiansCan project, aiming to develop a mobile phone support for caregivers of children treated for cancer in Tanzania, 2022: 250 000 SEK. 
Principal investigator: Louise von Essen. 

Kempe-Carlgrenska Foundation

SibsCan - an internet based psychosocial intervention for siblings of young persons with cancer, 2015: 75 000 SEK.
Principal investigator: Annika Lindahl Norberg.  

NORDFORSK

Nordic eHealth for Patients: Benchmarking and Developing for the Future, 2021-2024: 1 000 000 euro.
Principal investigator: Maria Hägglund.

Regional Research Council

To collect biomarkers through blood samples, 2012: 500 000 SEK.
Principal investigator: Claes Held.

Funding for project employees (research nurses for inclusion of patients and for one PhD student), 2011-2012: 500 000 SEK.
Principal investigator: Birgitta Johansson.

RIKSFÖRBUNDET HJÄRTLUNG

Importance of evaluating beta blockers on quality of life and well-being in myocardial infarction patients (RQoL), 2021: 70 000 SEK.
Principal investigator: Erik Olsson.

Myocardial infarction and mild cognitive impairment (RQoL), 2020: 160 000 SEK. 
Principal investigator: Erik Olsson. 

Importance of evaluating beta blockers on quality of life and well-being in myocardial infarction patients (RQoL), 2020: 210 000 SEK.
Principal investigator: Erik Olsson.

Perceived cognitive status among elderly myocardial infarction patients and its impact on cardiac rehabilitation, 2020: 160 000 SEK.
Principal investigator: Erik Olsson. 

Importance of evaluating beta blockers on quality of life and well-being in myocardial infarction patients (RQoL), 2018: 200 000 SEK.
Principal investigator: Erik Olsson.

A randomized controlled study of the effects of Internet-based cognitive behavior therapy on depression and anxiety in patients with a previous myocardial infarction, 2012: 273 000 SEK. 
Principal investigator: Erik Olsson.  

Scandinavia-Japan Sasakawa Foundation

Associations between health, work environment and demographic data in various care contexts, 2020: 30 000 SEK.
Principal investigator: Anna Klarare

The Swedish Breast Cancer Association

Funding for research nurses for inclusion of breast cancer patients, 2012: 250 000 SEK.
Principal investigator: Birgitta Johansson.

The Swedish Cancer Society

Co-created internet-based support (Carer eSupport) for informal caregivers of patients with head and neck cancer – development and evaluation, 2021-2023: 1 800 000 SEK. 

Testing and evaluation of a cognitive web-based psychological self-help program for parents to children previously treated for cancer, 2018-2019: 1 600 000 SEK.
Principal investigator: Louise von Essen.

Development, testing, and evaluation of an online, guided, cognitive behavioral-based intervention for parents of children previously treated for cancer, 2015-2017: 2 400 000 SEK.
Principal investigator: Louise von Essen.

Interventions against mucositis in children with cancer, 2014-2016: 1 500 000 SEK.
Principal investigator: Gustaf Ljungman.

Life after childhood cancer, 2014: 600 000 SEK.
Principal investigator: Louise von Essen.

U-CARE: Internet based screening and stepped care for cancer patients with anxiety or depression symptoms – a randomized controlled multicenter study, 2013-2015: 1 500 000 SEK.
Principal investigator: Birgitta Johansson.

Treatment of emotional distress among adolescents with cancer and parents of children with cancer via the internet and investigation of posttraumatic growth among survivors of childhood cancer, 2011-2013: 1 800 000 SEK. 
Principal investigator: Louise von Essen.

The Swedish Childhood Cancer Foundation 

Online, guided self-help for parents of children treated for cancer, 2018-2019: 1 000 000 SEK.
Principal investigator: Louise von Essen.

Increased understanding of distress among parents dyads and development of a support intervention, ​2017: SEK 600 000.
Principal investigator: Martin Cernvall.

Psychatric and socioeconomic outcomes among adolscent cancer survivors in Sweden: A nationwide registry-based study, 2017: SEK 300 000.
Principal investigator: Anna Wikman.

Web-based self-help for young persons struck by cancer during adolscence,  
2017: SEK 500 000.
Principal investigator: Louise von Essen.

SibsCan - an internet based psychosocial intervention for siblings of young persons with cancer, 2015-2017: 750 000 SEK.
Principal investigator: Annika Lindahl Norberg.  

Internet based self-help for young people struck by cancer during their teenage years, 2014-2016: 1 500 000 SEK.
Principal investigator: Louise von Essen.

Siblings of children with cancer: development of an intervention with siblings as research partners, 2014: 400 000 SEK. 
Principal investigator: Annika Lindahl Norberg.

Interventions against mucositis in children with cancer, 2014-2016: 1 500 000 SEK.
Principal investigator: Gustaf Ljungman.

Senior research position 50% for 6 years, 2012-2017: 4 600 000 SEK.
Principal investigator: Gustaf Ljungman.

Psychological and economic late effects of childhood cancer for survivors, parents, and siblings, 2013: 300 000 SEK.
Principal investigator: Professor Louise von Essen.

Interventions against mucositis in children with cancer, 2011-2013: 2 250 000 SEK.
Principal investigator: Gustaf Ljungman.

To prevent emotional distress among adolescents struck by cancer and investigation of posttraumatic growth, 2011: 500 000 SEK. 
Principal investigator: Louise von Essen.

The Swedish Research Council

Testing and evaluation of a co-created e-Health intervention containing CBT and therapist support for partents whose children have been treated for cancer: pilot RCT and definitive RCT with process evaluation, 2022-2024: 3 600 000 SEK.
Principal investigator: Louise von Essen.

Support via mobile phones for informal caregivers to children who have been treated for leukemia in Tanzania: Development and testing of an intervention aimed to improve informal caregivers compliance to childrens' aftercare, 2021-2023: 4 340 000 SEK. 
Principal investigator: Louise von Essen. 

Internet-based support (Carer eSupport) for relatives of people with head-and-throat cancer a randomized controlled multicenter study, 2020-2022: 2 400 000 SEK.
Principal investigator: Birgitta Johansson.

Equal care - Developing an intervention to promote the health of homeless women, 2020-2022: 2 400 000 SEK.
Principal investigator: Elisabet Mattsson.

Behavioural activation based guided self-help for depression in people with dementia living in the community: Development, feasibility and evaluation, 2019-2022: 7 200 000 SEK.
Principal investigator: Joanne Woodford.

Testing of a web-based, therapist-guided, cognitive behavioral therapy program for patients with symptoms of stress or anxiety after a myocardial infarction with non-obstructive coronaries (e-SMINC), 2019-2021: 2 400 000 SEK. 
Principal investigator: Erik Olsson. 

Testing and evaluation of an internet-administered, guided, cognitive-behavioural therapy based, self-help intervention, ENGAGE for parents of children treated for cancer, 2018-2021: 4 800 000 SEK.
Principal investigator: Louise von Essen.

Development, testing, and evaluation of an online, guided, cognitive behavioral-based intervention for parents of children previously treated for cancer, 2014-2018: 6 000 000 SEK.
Principal investigator: Louise von Essen.

Internet based screening and stepped care for cancer patients with anxiety or depression symptoms – a randomized controlled multicenter study, 2014-2018: 2 400 000 SEK.
Principal investigator: Birgitta Johansson.

Treatment of traumatic stress among parents of children with cancer with cognitive behavioral therapy over the Internet, 2011-2014: 4 000 000 SEK. 
Principal investigator: Louise von Essen.

U-CARE from the Swedish Government via the Swedish Research Council, 2010-2021: 140 000 000 SEK.
Principal investigator: Louise von Essen.

The Swedish Research Council for Health, Working Life and Welfare

Development, testing, and evaluation of an online, guided, cognitive behavioral-based intervention for parents of children previously treated for cancer, 2015-2017: 3 300 000 SEK.
Principal investigator: Louise von Essen.

U-CARE: Heart - A randomized controlled study of the effects of internet-based cognitive behavioral therapy on depression and anxiety in patients with recent myocardial infarction is being conducted, 2015-2017: 3 330 000 SEK.
Principal investigator: Erik Olsson.

Internet-based screening and stepped care for cancer patients with anxiety or depression symptoms – a randomized controlled multicenter study, 2015-2017: 2 830 000 SEK.
Principal investigator: Birgitta Johansson.

UPPSALA UNIVERSITY

Recognising the forgotten many: Psychological support for female adult-child caregivers of older parents (e-Daughters), 2018-2022: 2 300 000 SEK. 
Principal investigator: Joanne Woodford. 

Better glycaemic control for patients with diabetes type 2 with a smartphone application: A feasibility study, 2020-2021: 360 000 SEK. 
Principal investigator: Erik Olsson. 

Developing, testing and evaluation of the health promoting digital intervention for the population of Gotland, 2018: 850 000 SEK.
Principal investigator: Louise von Essen 

Developing, testing and evaluation of the health promoting digital intervention for the population of Gotland, 2017: 970 000 SEK.
Principal investigator: Louise von Essen 

Vårdalstiftelsen

U-CARE: Heart - A randomized controlled study of the effects of internet-based cognitive behavioral therapy on depression and anxiety in patients with recent myocardial infarction is being conducted, 2015-2017: 1 630 000 SEK.
Principal investigator: Erik Olsson.

Last modified: 2022-08-11