Jesper Wallentin gets Starting Grant Fellowship

Swedish Foundations’ Starting Grant Fellows for 2017 were announced and Jesper Wallentin is one of the three new fellows. The grant is given for  one year at a time and awards the amount applied for from the ERC up to 1,5 M EUR over five years.

Jesper will develop ultra-high resolution X-ray detectors based on semiconductor nanowires, whose spatial resolution will be radically better than the current state of the art. You may read more about the project on the Swedish Foundations' Starting Grant page presenting the fellows (in English).

The Swedish Foundations' Starting grant address the researchers, based in Sweden, that have been scored among the best in Europe but have not received funding from the ERC’s Starting Grant call due to budget restraints. Read more about the grant here (in English).

Read more in the Lund University press release (in Swedish) and on (in English).