Forte carries out several long-term initiatives and strategic collaborations. Many of these are conducted in collaboration with other funding agencies and organisations.

Agenda 2030

Forte has been commissioned by the government to contribute to the Swedish implementation of Agenda 2030, above all the goals concerning the social and economic dimensions.

How we contribute to the implementation of Agenda 2030 »

Domestic Violence and Honor-Related Violence

In August 2021, Forte was given a special government assignment to map research on men’s violence against women, domestic violence and honor-related violence and opression. The assignment is part of the government’s package of measures to strengthen preventive work and combat men’s violence against women.

Government assignment regarding domestic violence »

Elderly and Ageing

Forte is commissioned by the Swedish Government to coordinate the national research in the area of elderly and ageing. We carry out research initiatives, communicate research, and collaborate with others to ensure that the research benefits society.

Research on elderly and ageing »

National Research Programmes

Forte is commissioned by the Swedish Government to implement three national research programmes. The programmes are ten-year initiatives that will contribute to solving prioritised societal challenges and strengthening collaborations between those performing the research, those funding the research and stakeholders in society.

National research programme on applied welfare research »
National research programme on working life research »
National research programme on mental health »

Prevention and Public Health

In 2020, Forte was commissioned by the Swedish government to initiate a long-term investment in research on prevention and public health. The aim of the initiative is to contribute to increased knowledge on how health equity can be promoted, how ill-health can be prevented and how effective interventions to improve public health can be designed and implemented.

Government assignment regarding prevention and public health »