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), 2019: 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.

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), 2020: 210 000 SEK.
Principal investigator: Erik Olsson.
Coapplicants: Claes Held, Robin Hofmann, Katarina Mars and Sophia Humphries.

Perceived cognitive status among elderly myocardial infarction patients and its impact on cardiac rehabilitation, 2020: 160 000 SEK.
Principal investigator: Erik Olsson. Coapplicants: John Wallert, Claes Held, Thea Liljeroos och Soorej Jose Puthoopparambil.

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

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, 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 Heart-Lung FOundation

Treatment of  myocardial infarction with non-obstructive coronary arteries with cognitive behavioral therapy, 2020: 400 000 SEK.
Principal investigator: Per Tornvall.
Coapplicant: Erik Olsson.

Emotional distress, time trends and as predictor for healthy behavior after myocardial infarction and its importance for later cardiovascular morbidity and mortality, 
2017-2019: SEK 900 000 SEK.
Principal investigator: Claes Held.
Coapplicant: Erik Olsson.

The Swedish Research Council

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 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.

Internet-based treatment of psychological distress in patients with myocardial infarction with nonobstructive coronary arteries, 2019-2021: 2 400 000 SEK.
Principal investigator: Erik Olsson.

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, 2010-2014: 40 000 000 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

A parenting intervention for fear of childbirth: Development, feasibility and acceptability, 2020: 1 600 000 SEK, decided by the WoMHeR board (Women’s Mental Health during the Reproductive lifespan).
Huvudman: Margareta Johansson. 

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.