This offer is aimed at Swedish parties seeking funds in the international call ERA PerMed 2022 with a focus on individualized prevention. All information about how to apply and what is funded can be found on the international call's website.
ERA PerMed is responsible for the application function and the assessment of proposal. Vinnova's role is to finance the Swedish parties in the project that are assessed positively by ERA PerMed and meet the Swedish national requirements for funding. For that reason, projects applying for funds in ERA PerMed must also submit proposal to Vinnova. If two Swedish parties participate in an international consortium, they must submit a joint proposal.
Swedish parties from academia, institutes, idea-based organizations as well as the public sector and healthcare providers can apply for 100% cost coverage if the activities are part of their non-economic activities. Large companies can apply for 20% of the eligible costs, small and medium-sized companies can apply for up to 70% of the eligible costs.
Vinnova can finance a Swedish participant in a consortium with a total of SEK 3 million over three years. If two Swedish project parties are part of a consortium, Vinnova can finance the Swedish participation with a total of SEK 4.5 million over three years. Vinnova has the opportunity to finance 3–5 projects project.
Participant seeking funding must be a Swedish legal person (organization) in Sweden. A Swedish legal person (organization) is equated in this respect to a foreign organization that has a branch or place of business in Sweden (the costs in the project must be attributable to the activitiesof the branch or place of business).
ERA PerMed is a partnership in which 33 financiers from 26 countries jointly invest in international collaborative research and innovation aimed at supporting the development of more individualized treatments and health promotion efforts. Within the framework of European research and innovation cooperation, this is defined as Personalised Medicine. This is ERA PerMed's fifth call for proposals which aims to support preventive and health-promoting efforts.
The announcement briefly includes:
- Primary prevention: preventive measures that reduce the occurrence of diseases
- Secondary prevention: early diagnosis and treatment
- Tertiary prevention: prevent relapse and complications and rehabilitation
Each consortium must consist of at least three different organizations (which are eligible for funding) from three different countries. A maximum of two organizations from each country may be part of a consortium.
To apply for funds from Vinnova, it is important to follow the formal requirements under heading 7.