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Build for the future - Innovation for a sustainable building and construction sector

Build for the future - Innovation for a sustainable building and construction sector

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The offer in brief

What can you apply for?

Applied research projects or development and innovation projects of a maximum of 26 months.

Who can apply?

Consortia in which companies, research institutes, academia and the public sector as well as other relevant actors can be included. Research projects must have at least two project parties, and development and innovation projects at least three.

How much can you apply for?

The call´s total budget is SEK 65 million for the period 2023 to 2024. Vinnova finances up to 65 percent of a project´s eligible costs, and the grant per project can amount to a maximum of SEK 7 million.

Important dates

  • Big effort on construction, housing and infrastructure

    This call for proposals is one of four offers that Vinnova, Formas and the two strategic innovation programs Smart Built Environment and Infra Sweden will open during the month of November 2022.

    On November 16, 2022, we will also arrange a seminar where you can find out more about the calls, ask questions and brainstorm ideas. The seminar also includes matchmaking where you are matched with other actors to test ideas, get inspiration from others and create networks. You choose which subject area or type of actors you want to meet.

    Here you book your place for the seminar Big effort in construction, housing and infrastructure

    In the registration form, you also fill in what you wish to get out of the matchmaking part.

    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 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 announcement closes. If you have not received a confirmation within 24 hours of the call closing, please contact us.

    When the call 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.

    Johan Stenberg


    +46 8 473 32 23

    Susanne Liljeblad


    +46 8 473 32 49

    Lars Ahlm


    +46 8 473 30 29

    Lena Berg


    +46 8 473 31 67

    Fund­ed pro­jects

    Reference number 2022-02717

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