Joint R&D projects for small and medium-sized enterprises in Sweden-Germany:

German-Swedish Call for joint R&D projects by Small and Medium-sized Enterprises fall 2019

Closed 14 November 2019

With this joint call, we are offering public funding for joint R&D projects between Swedish and German small and medium-sized enterprises (in this call up to 499 employees). The aim of the call is to create the conditions to initiate joint R&D projects to develop products, technology-based services or methods within all technological and application areas, which will in subsequent steps generate sustainable solutions with market potential and potential to address societal challenges.

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The offer in brief

What can you apply for?

Activities eligable to apply for funding must be research and development activities that correspond to the EU definition of industrial research and experimental development.

Who can apply?

The call is directed towards small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), with up to 499 employees that wish to collaborate with SMEs and other stakeholders in Germany. Universities, research institutes and other enterprises are welcome as additional participants or subcontractors according to each country´s funding schemes.

How much can you apply for?

You can apply for funding up to SEK 3 million. A company that applies is expected to have a solid economic situation as well as be able to financially co-fund all eligible costs arising from the project in accordance with the state aid rules.

Important dates

The announcement text for this offer will be published on this website when the call opens for application on August 28.

  • Project ownership

    The Swedish SMEs who apply are expected to take a clear project ownership and leadership responsibility within the consortium on the Swedish side.

    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.

    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.

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    Fund­ed pro­jects

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