Innovation projects in enterprises:

Innovation projects in small and medium-sized companies - autumn 2019

Closed 3 December 2019

We provide funding for small and medium-sized companies that want to start and run innovation projects in the development phase where other funding is difficult to get.

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Are you a limited company with up to 249 employees who want to start and run innovation projects in the development phase where other funding is difficult to get?

In this call  we fund projects that will lead to products, services or processes that primarily:

We no longer offer the opportunity to get funding for investigating market or intellectual property conditions. We expect these aspects will be investigated before you submit your proposal. 

A successful project result will create the right conditions for sustainable growth in Sweden.

 

The offer in brief

What can you apply for?

Development activities, such as prototype development, demonstration, test and validation of new products, services or processes.

Who can apply?

Limited companies (so called "aktiebolag") with up to 249 employees and permanent establishment in Sweden.

How much can you apply for?

Up to 2 million SEK or 50 percent av the total eligible costs.

Important dates

  • How to apply

    To apply for funding, you need to complete an application form in our application portal, the eServices portal. The form contains questions about your project, project members and budget.

    Attach the correct documents

    In the eServices Portal, you'll need to upload these two mandatory attachments:

    • A project description that follows the structure of the mandatory template.
    • A copy of your latest registered annual report. It should show that your net sales (or equity) exceed at least 25 percent of the total project cost, according to the balance sheet. If these eligibility requirements are not met in the latest annual report, you must attach an auditor's certificate or certificate from an authorized accountant who shows that the requirement is met at the time of proposal.

    We only assess requested pages and attachments. We do not take into account references to web pages, previous project descriptions or final reports.

    Allow enough time to complete the application

    Keep in mind that it takes time to make an application. Completing all mandatory attachments can take several days, because they are based on analyses you have to do. Therefore, start well in advance. You can start completing questions, save and resume at a later date.

    When your application is complete, mark it as done ("klarmarkera"). You can unlock your application at any time until the call closes. If you unlock an application, you must then mark it done (klarmarkera) so that it registers when the call closes.

    After you've submitted your application

    Once your application has been registered, we'll send a confirmation email to the person responsible for the user account, 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 an individual's business or operating conditions, inventions and research results if it can be assumed that someone will suffer economic damage if the information is presented.

    This means that we must disclose the documents if someone requests them. However, we can remove information if we believe it could cause economic harm to the applicant company or another party if it is disclosed.

    Read more about how we handle public documents and privacy

    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. We answer questions Mondays to Fridays between 9am and 4pm when we're available. 

    Team Innovationsprojekt i företag

    08-473 3190

    Vinnovas IT-support

    Technical questions about our e-service portal

    +46 8 473 32 99

    Fund­ed pro­jects

    Reference number 2019-01295

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