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Innovative Startups

Are you a start-up company that wants to contribute to solving one of the major global societal challenges? Do you have an innovation that can create measurable and positive sustainability effects in the long term? If your business model is also scalable and has the potential to contribute to sustainable growth in a global market, the Impact Startups offer may be something for you.

Support systems for innovative companies

For small businesses, there are many actors in the system who can support and help you develop your company.

Active has gathered public funding support and information on what is good to think about when applying for funding.

Read more about funding on Verksamt's website

If you want to apply for funding from the EU programs Horizon Europe, EIC, Eurostars and European Innovation Fund, you can use EU-SME's support for free expert advice.

Read more on the EUSME support website

There are incubators, science parks and innovation offices around Sweden that can also be helpful in your development journey.

Read more on the Swedish incubators and science parks (SISP) website

Closed for application

Innovative impact startups: Focus on global societal challenges
Closed 23 August 2022

Funding for startups with scalable solutions that can contribute to sustainable growth in a global market.

Innovative startups step 2 autumn 2021
Closed 22 February 2022

For companies that have need for financing after Innovative step 1.

Innovative Startups step 2 spring 2021
Closed 16 March 2021

Companies that have further need for financing after Innovative Startups step 1, finalized a project in step 1, and sent in the final report, can apply for funding in step 2. In step 2 we can contribute up to 90 % of the project budget, up to a maximum of 900,000 SEK.

Innovative startups step 1
Closed 19 January 2021

Newly started companies that want to contribute to sustainable growth in a global market and have activities based on innovative products or services can apply for a grant.

Innovative Startups step 2 autumn 2020
Closed 25 August 2020

Companies that have further need for financing after Innovativa Startups step 1 can apply for funding in step 2.

Innovative Startups step 1 spring 2020
Closed 24 March 2020

Newly started companies who has an innovative and international competitive business concept can apply for funding in the call "Innovative startups".

Innovative Startups step 2
Closed 14 January 2020

Companies that have further need for financing after Innovativa Startups step 1, have finalized a project in step 1, and sent in the final report can apply.

Innovative Startups step 1 autumn 2019
Closed 27 August 2019

Financing for start-ups based in Sweden that have an innovative business idea that is able to compete on an international market

Innovative Startups stage 2 - spring 2019
Closed 9 April 2019

Companies that have further need for financing after Innovative Startups stage 1

Last updated 5 July 2022

Reference number 2016-04714

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