Strengthening Sweden’s role in international standardization:

Standardization in order to gain access to new markets

Closed 1 February 2019

This tender is concerned with how standardization within different sectors can strengthen the ability to innovate. The project shall describe the prerequisites and need for standardization that can strengthen Swedish innovation and competitiveness. Priority will be given to applications that touch on areas with new market potential for standardization.

The offer in brief

What can you apply for?

Feasibility studies concerning standardisations that can improve innovation and competitiveness.

Who can apply?

Applicants from all sectors, e.g. companies, research institutes, industrial organisations, universities or institutes of advanced studies. We prioritise constellations comprised of multiple parties. See the text of the announcement for more detailed instructions.

How much can you apply for?

Projects can be awarded grants of up to SEK 1 million for projects that run over periods of 8 months. Levels of support per party are governed by the regulations on state support.

Important dates

  • How to apply

    To apply for funding, you need to complete an application form in our application portal, Intressentportalen. The form contains questions about your project, project members and budget.

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    Allow enough time to complete the application

    Keep in mind that it can take several days to gather the information you need to complete your application, so it’s a good idea to start early. That way, you can save your details and come back to your application, making adjustments until you submit it.

    What happens after the call has closed?

    Once your application has been registered, we'll send a confirmation email to the person responsible for the user account, as well as to the project manager and the company signer. Please note that this may take a few hours after the call has closed.

    After the closing date, you can't register any new information. You may only add information to your application if we ask for it.

    Who can read your application?

    Applications submitted to us become official documents. However, we don't disclose information about business operations, inventions or research results if it can be assumed that someone will suffer economic damage if we do.

    This means that we must disclose the documents if someone requests them. However, we can black out information if we believe it could cause economic harm if disclosed.

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

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    Fund­ed pro­jects

    Project title Coordinator Grant Status Reference number
    Standards Nanotechnology, cases grahpene and nanocellulose SwedNano Tech AB SEK 1 000 000 Ongoing
    SCOPES - Simplify COmPlexity of Environmental Scope declarations RISE SWECAST SEK 685 000 Completed
    Internet of Material standards RISE SWECAST SEK 260 000 Completed
    Standardization of Thermal Energy Storage SALTX TECHNOLOGY HOLDING AB SEK 229 440 Completed
    Enabling growth of metal powder sales by flowability standardization KUNGLIGA TEKNISKA HÖGSKOLAN SEK 734 791 Completed
    Feasibility study for a standardized parental inclusion work approach WHYDENTIFY AB SEK 649 000 Completed
    Standardization an opportunity for economically and environmentally sustainable chemical technical products pSk earth adaption AB SEK 600 000 Ongoing
    Standard for optimizing an organizations contribution to Sustainable Development Goals ALLIES AB SEK 646 412 Completed
    Standards for integration between digital consultation platforms and electronic medical patient records DOCTRIN AB SEK 900 000 Ongoing
    Standardisation for Electric Road Systems - A Review of Key Standards for the Development of Electric Roads Statens väg- och transportforskningsinstitut SEK 640 000 Ongoing

    Reference number 2018-02990

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