After a nomination by the Faculties at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences and a peer review by international experties led by Formas, 5 excellent researchers at SLU is awarded the "Excellence"-grants. Professor Björn Sundberg at UPSC is one of the recipients of the revard.
The researchers each receives 2 MSEK per year for six years (2007-2013). The grants intends to stimulate research at SLU and to strengthen the excellent researchers competitiveness.