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Vinnova's general terms and conditions for funding

To receive funding, you need to follow our general terms and conditions. For example, there are term about reporting, project agreements and what happens if you do not follow the terms.

This web page has been machine translated. If there are any uncertainties, please refer to the Swedish text.

You will always find the terms and conditions in the decision on funding, and here on the web. English versions of the documents are available on the English version of this page.

In your decision, there are sometimes also special conditions that add, remove or change something in our general terms and conditions. Therefore, it is important to read the term in the decision.

Vinnova´s general terms and conditions for grants - 2022 SINGLE PARTICIPANT Engelsk version.pdf

Vinnova´s general terms and conditions for grants - 2022 MULTIPLE PARTICIPANTS Engelsk version.pdf

Help to understand and meet the conditions

We want to make it easier to understand and meet the conditions for our funding. That is why we have produced instructions and guides for some of them.

Blanketten Projektparts approval

All parties to the project must submit the form Participant's approval, where you undertake to fulfill our term and carry out the project as described in proposal.

Form for Participant's approval Guide to the form Participant's approval (pdf)

Eligible costs

Our term describe which costs we can cover, ie which costs are eligible. In our instructions, we clarify what the costs are, and how you calculate and report them. Please note that this is the corresponding document which until 31 December 2020 was called "Guide to eligible costs".

Instruction to eligible costs

Scientific publication

According to our term, all scientific publication must take place with open access. In our instructions, we clarify what this means.

Instructions for open access to scientific publications

Right of use of results

In our guide, we clarify our term on the right of use (license).

Guide to Vinnova's term on usufruct (§7.2) (pdf)

Help writing agreements in theproject

For project where more than one organization collaborates, the condition is to enter into a project agreement. Our guide will help you get started.

Agreement Guide (pdf)

Auditor's certificate

Beneficiary who receive funding 3 million or more must, in accordance with our general terms and conditions attach an auditor's certificate in connection with the final report.

This certificate must be performed by a qualified auditor, but there are exceptions:

  • If the beneficiary is a municipality, a county council or a state public authority, the auditor's certificate can also be performed by a municipal professional auditor or internal auditor.
  • If the beneficiary is a university or university college, no auditor's certificate is required unless otherwise stated in the decision or special conditions

Costs for the auditor's certificate can be included in the final report of up to SEK 30,000 even if the invoice has not been received.

You must use our template and instructions for the auditor's certificate.

Instruction and template for auditor certificate

We review project regularly

Every year, we perform at least 50 in-depth reviews of our funded project. The right to review a project follows from our general terms and conditions (see § 8.1, General terms and conditions). It is valid during the project period and for ten years after the last payment.

We can choose to review both ongoing and completed project. The project that are selected for review are done both randomly and based on what we believe may involve a high risk.

The audit is performed by external auditors.

If we suspect a crime in project, we report it to the police.

Former term

You must always follow the term that applied when you received the decision on funding. These terms apply to most of the project which we granted funding before January 1, 2021.

Vinnova's general term for contributing 2021, one participant

Vinnova's general terms and conditions for funding 2021, several project partners

Vinnova's general terms and conditions for funding 2020, a participant
Vinnova's general terms and conditions for funding 2020, several project partnersVinnova's general terms and conditions for funding 2019, one participant (pdf)Vinnova's general terms and conditions for funding 2019, several project parties (pdf)Vinnova's general terms and conditions for funding, 2018 (pdf) Vinnova's general terms and conditions for funding, 2017 (pdf) Vinnova's general terms and conditions for funding, 2016 (pdf) Vinnova's general terms and conditions for funding, 2015 (pdf) Vinnova's general terms and conditions for funding, 2014 (pdf) Vinnova's general terms and conditions for funding, 2013 (pdf)

Any questions?

If you have any questions, please contact the person who's responsible for the call. The person responsible for the call is stated on the respective call page.

Questions?

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the person responsible for your specific offer Each offer has a call manager who is the contact person on the page about the offer.

Last updated 17 March 2022

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