Sten K Johnson Foundation wants to reach out to individuals, organizations and companies (with a link to Skåne) who have vision and drive to develop projects in education, culture, technology, medicine, entrepreneurship, literature and music.

In Sten K Johnson’s spirit, the Foundation shall support ”cross border” initiatives and innovative individuals who dare venture into untested landscape to develop new ways forward.

The application period for 2019 is January 14 at 14.00 p.m – February 14 at 14.00 p.m.



New Operations Manager for Sten K Johnson Foundation

Lisbeth Barchan is New Operations Manager for Sten K Johnson Foundation. Her workplace is the High Court in Malmö, but...

Concert in the Church of Mary in Ystad

During the weekend, Trio Enchentée, under the direction of Karolina Strand, had a concert in the Church of Mary in...

New manager for Sten K Johnsons Foundation

On December 1st, Lisbeth Barchan takes over as the manager of our foundation. Suzanne Norrby retires after six years in...

Dare to think differently

diffrentA fundamental prerequisite for the development of both society, culture and business is that there are individuals who dare to think differently. By challenging old patterns and find alternative ways forward, their initiative opens new worlds that we never otherwise would have had access to.

Sten K Johnson Foundation honors and supports indiviudals who with courage and decisiveness dare to try different approaches in order to develop the discipline that the applicant acts within. The Foundation welcomes applications with the aim to give the new and untried a chance to get attention in a wider context.

Dare to collaborate across borders

Current research and development is increasingly permeated by the realization that the intersection between different disciplines have the opportunity to make unique knowledge wins. Such interdisciplinary initiatives are based on deep basic skills, but by working together across borders creates insights, innovations and solutions that would not otherwise have been possible.

Sten K Johnson Foundation encourages collaboration across knowledge borders in order to contribute to the unique knowledge wins for both business and society.

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2018 grants ceremony

The flags were raised outside Lund University School of Economics, the sky blue and the pre-summer showed it’s best side when 57 happy fellows gathered to receive their grants from Sten K Johnsons Foundation. Read more…

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