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LIGHTer small business 2023

LIGHTer Småföretag takes place within the framework of SIP LIGHTer, with aim to develop Swedish small and medium-sized companies into highly specialized suppliers of lightweight solutions to Swedish industry. The projects must be linked to the Lightweight Agenda and contribute to fulfilling its impact goals. You can apply for funding for two types of projects: Small business project and Deeptech-project. Small business projects are designed individually according to the nature of the project. Deeptech-project is for start-ups/small companies in the lightweight area that will take the next step in their solution development and commercialization.

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The offer in brief

What can you apply for?

Innovation projects that create solutions that contribute to the lightweight technology of the future. Two types of project forms can be applied for; Small business project and Deeptech-project.

Who can apply?

SMEs in collaboration with relevant actors.

How much can you apply for?

Funding between SEK 500 000 and 750 000 can be applied for the various project forms. Co-financing of 50% is required in all projects. The call´s total budget is SEK 6 million.

Important dates

  • How to apply

    To apply for funding, you need to log in and complete an application form in our eServices portal. The application form contains questions about your project, the participants taking part in the project and your budget. 

    Download document templates for your attachments

    Plesae download the templates for the documents you need to attach to your application such as a CV or project description.

    Please allow enough time

    Please keep in mind that it takes time to complete an application. Filling in the templates can take several days, since they're based on analyses you need to do. Therefore, start the application well in advance. You can start filling in your details, then save and continue at a later time.

    When you've completed your application, please mark it as done ("klar"). You can unlock and make changes to your application at any time until the call closes. If you unlock your application, you must mark it as done ("klarmarkera") if you want the application registered when the call closes. 

    This happens when the call for proposals is closed

    When your proposal has been registered, we email a confirmation to the person responsible for the user account as well as to the project manager and the signatory. This may take a few hours after the call for proposals closes. If you have not received a confirmation within 24 hours after the call for proposals closes, please contact us.

    When the call for proposals is closed, you cannot change or fill in any new information. Then you can only supplement your proposal if we ask for it.

    Who can read your proposal?

    Applications submitted to us become public documents. But we do not disclose information about the business, inventions or research results if it can be assumed that someone will suffer financial damage if the information is shown.

    This means that we must hand over the documents if someone requests them. But we keep confidential the information that we judge could mean financial damage if it is disclosed.

    This is how we handle public documents and confidentiality

    Any questions?

    If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us.

    Samer Yacoub


    +46 8 473 31 86

    Carolina Pettersson

    Kontaktperson angående utlysningens bakgrund, syfte och önskade effekter

    +10-228 47 37

    Marie Wikström

    Administrativa frågor

    +46 8 473 31 79

    Fund­ed pro­jects

    Reference number 2023-01760

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