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Innovations for a climate-neutral future

In this offer, we finance development and innovation projects that, in a pioneering and cross-border way, will contribute to a climate-neutral society. The projects should develop new knowledge and competences that contribute to significant social benefits.

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The offer in brief

What can you apply for?

Creative and groundbreaking ideas on how we can achieve a climate-neutral society in the areas of the environment, transport and sustainable cities.

Who can apply?

The call is for public organizations, companies, non-profit organizations and research organizations. The constellation of actors shall consist of at least two parties, of which at least one shall be a research organization.

How much can you apply for?

The maximum contribution amount is SEK 6.5 million. The support level is max. 100 percent.

Important dates

  • Which project can receive funding ?

    The transition to a climate-neutral society will require development in a number of areas with both indirect and direct impact on the climate. Here are some examples of which issues that address call for proposal 's overall objective:


    • Policy and behavioral issues that promote the transition to a climate-neutral and circular economy, in these issues also include regulations, policy instruments, business models, incentive structures and consumption behaviors.
    • How the banking and insurance industry can support the transition to a climate-neutral and circular economy. To enable and accelerate the change in these areas, new ways of assessing, evaluating and managing risks and opportunities are required.


    • In a Europe comparison, the reliability of the Swedish railway system is low. How can its quality and disturbance deficiencies be prevented?
    • The improvement measures that have been taken in recent years within public Transport have in many cases led to greatly increased costs which are not matched by revenue increases. What can be done to break the evolution of public Transport 's runaway costs that are unsustainable in the long term?

    Sustainable cities

    • How can housing and urban environments be made sustainable from an economic and social perspective while radically reducing its climate footprint? To achieve this, new green business models are needed that contribute to a transition to climate-neutral and inclusive cities.
    • How can universal design be integrated in the early stages of the urban development process, to help create inclusive, safe and climate-neutral cities?

    Read more about the previously granted project

    Do you want to know more about project that received funding earlier? Read the summaries of the approved project in our project database.

    Here's 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

    Keep in mind that it can take several days to gather the information you need to complete your application, so it’s a good idea to start early. You can start to fill in your details, save and make adjustments until the call has closed.

    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.

    Lena Dalsmyr

    Administrativa frågor

    +46 8 473 31 61

    Johan Stenberg

    Utlysningsansvarig (Miljö)

    +46 8 473 32 23

    Per Norman


    +46 8 473 31 73

    Gustav Malm

    Hållbara städer

    +46 8 473 30 20

    Fund­ed pro­jects

    Reference number 2019-00827

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