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Planning contribution Kompetenscentrum in the Sustainable industry

With this offer, Vinnova wants to strengthen the building of an excellent research and innovation environment relevant to Vinnova´s area Sustainable industry. We therefore target a group actors with a common vision and strategic idea for building an excellent research environment and who wish to prepare for new, internationally competitive Competence Centers.

The offer in brief

What can you apply for?

Planning project where participating parties have a common vision and a strategic idea - for building an excellent research environment that contributes to a sustainable industry. Eligible activities include preparations to be able to develop and operate a competitive competence center. The planning project will result in a proposal for the Competence Center Call 2023.

Who can apply?

Constellations with at least three Swedish parties, of which at least one Swedish company with production in Sweden. The main applicant ( coordinator ) must be a university, college or research institute that applies together with companies and / or public activities.

How much can you apply for?

A maximum of SEK 1.5 million can be applied for per project and the project period is between 6 - 14 months.

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. 

    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.

    How we handle official documents and privacy

    Any questions?

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

    Mats Jarekrans


    + 46 8473 31 85

    Julia Engström

    Administrativa frågor

    +46 8 473 30 12

    Carl Ridder


    +46 8 473 31 64

    Anders Marén


    +46 8 473 31 88

    Fund­ed pro­jects

    Reference number 2021-02782

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