In the fall of 2008, the swedish government decided to add an extra of 1800 MSEK to the national research budget. This was decided to be added to the universities ordinary faculty funding, and the decision process was an open call in 21 strategic areas.
Security Link is one of two granted strategic research centers in the area of Security and Crisis Management. In total the center gets 7 MSEK yearly for five years, and if subsequent evaluation is positive, the funding will be permanent.
Security Link brings together a unique consortium from Linköping University (LiU) and the Swedish Defence Research Agency (FOI), together with complementary expertise from the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) and Chalmers University of Technology.
Last updated: 2014-10-09