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German-Swedish Call for joint R&D projects by Small and Medium-sized Enterprises spring 2021

Closed on 11 May 2021 at 2PM

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.

This web page has been machine translated. If there are any uncertainties, please refer to the Swedish text.

The offer in brief

What can you apply for?

The activities for which you are seeking funding should be research and development activities within the EU definition of industrial research and experimental development.

Who can apply?

The call is aimed at small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with up to 499 employees who want to collaborate with, among others, SMEs and other actors in Germany. Participation from universities, colleges or institutes as project partners is desirable.

How much can you apply for?

You can apply for up to SEK 3 million. Companies that apply are expected to co-finance their eligible costs according to the state aid rules.

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. 

    This happens when the call is closed

    Once your proposal registered, we will email a confirmation to the person in charge of the user account and to the project manager and the signatory. This may take a few hours after the call is closed.

    When the call is closed, you can not change or fill in any new information. Then you can only complete 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 is suffering financial damage if the information is shown.

    This means that we must release the documents if someone requests them. However, we keep confidential the information that we believe could cause financial damage if it is disclosed.

    How we handle public documents and confidentiality

    Any questions?

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

    Bianca Dochtorowicz

    Call manager

    +46 8 473 30 94

    Katarina Duca

    Administrativ stöd

    +46 8 473 32 08

    Emma Bäcke

    Handläggare

    +46 8 473 30 14

    Kim Silvasti

    Handläggare

    +46 8 473 32 40

    Fund­ed pro­jects

    Reference number 2020-04811

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