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Research on financial markets - 2019

Understanding of financial institutions and markets is important. Our financial system acts as a blood stream for, among other things, development and innovation. In this offer, Vinnova finances research projects that increase our understanding of financial markets and contribute to societal benefits.

The offer in brief

What can you apply for?

Research projects within all of the program's themes. You will find the eight themes below under the title What is this offer about? The theme of finance research for sustainability has been added.

Who can apply?

The offer is directed to Swedish universities, colleges and research institutes in collaboration with private and public financial market participants.

How much can you apply for?

The contribution amounts to a maximum of SEK 3 million per project. Granted project must be co-financed by private financial market participants with at least the same amount as that applied for by Vinnova.

Important dates

  • What is this offer about?

    This is the seventh call within the financial market research programme. This call covers all thematic areas of the financial market research programme.

    The thematic areas

    • Macroeconomic financial market research
    • Microeconomic financial market research
    • Knowledge of crises and crisis management
    • Capital supply for competitive business
    • Research on industry actors
    • Financial innovation
    • Synthesis and system understanding
    • Financial research for sustainability (added)

    Applications must be linked to one of these thematic areas. It is also important that the application can specify in which way private or public financial market participants will benefit from the research. We would like the application to be based on a major challenge for the financial system or for players in the financial markets.

    The call is addressed to Swedish universities, colleges and research institutes in collaboration with financial market participants. The grant amounts to a maximum of SEK 3 million per project. Granted projects must be co-financed by private financial market participants with at least the same amount as that applied for by Vinnova.

    What can we finance?

    In this call for proposals, research projects containing the following qualities are financed:

    • excellent research at international level
    • Research connected to and clearly relevant to a social challenge or operational requirement
    • Initiatives to produce results that are tailored for utilisation
    • Initiatives for the dissemination and utilisation of the project results

    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.

    Download attachments

    Please download the documents that you need to attach to your application.

    Allow enough time to complete the application

    Please keep in mind that it takes time to make an application. Filling in all the templates can take several days, since they are based on analyzes you need to do. Therefore, start the application well in advance. You can start filling in data, save and continue at a later time. Even when the application is complete, you can at any time unlock the application and make changes right up until 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.

    Erik Sundström

    Utlysningsansvarig

    +46 8 473 30 57

    Göran Persson

    Administrativa frågor

    +46 8 473 31 32

    Fund­ed pro­jects

    Reference number 2019-02932

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