Eklund Foundation for Odontological Research and Education opens for applications of up to €250,000

April 29, 2024 - News,Press release

Researchers within dentistry will soon be able to apply for grants of up to €250,000, which is the total sum allocated by the Eklund Foundation in 2024. The application portal will be open 1-31 May, welcoming applicants from all parts of the world in all fields of dentistry.

Both experimental and clinical studies within all fields of dentistry are accepted, but the foundation will prioritise projects that can be related to periodontology, implantology, or cariology. Researchers may apply for funding for a project in its entirety or for part of a project.

Even though the application period runs during May, the application form can be previewed at the Eklund Foundation website, eklundfoundation.org, all year round, together with helpful information for applicants. The Board will announce the recipients in September/October.

Information in short:

  • Allocated sum: €250,000
  • Application period: 1-31 May 2024
  • Announcement of grants: September/October 2024
  • Applications from any location or university are accepted
  • Read more and apply at www.eklundfoundation.org
  • For more information, please contact press@tepe.com


The Eklund family, owners of the oral health company TePe, created the Eklund Foundation in celebration of their long-standing relationship with the professional dental community. Since 2016, the foundation has allocated up to €250,000 annually, supporting odontological research worldwide; among the recipients are teams in Italy, France, The Netherlands, Serbia, Spain, Sweden, the UK, and the USA. More information about the grants, published studies, and interviews with previous recipients are available on the website.