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Acceleration of deep tech companies 2023

With this offer, Vinnova wants to promote innovative start-up companies that build their technology and business on cutting-edge, scientific advances and discoveries, so-called deep tech companies.

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The offer in brief

What can you apply for?

The activities must aim to verify commercial assumptions. For example, validating customer offers and market, technology validation, feasibility studies, test and demo activities, strategic management of intellectual properties.

Who can apply?

Innovation-driven Swedish limited companies that base their business on a disruptive and emerging solution so-called deeptech companies. The company must be at least 12 months old and at least 75% owned by the company´s founder.

How much can you apply for?

Maximum requested amount is SEK 4 million over 3 years. The project will be financed in stages of 6-12 months with SEK 700,000 - 1,000,000 per stage.

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. 

    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 for proposals is closed

    When your proposal has been registered, we email a confirmation to the person responsible for the user account as well as to the project manager and the signatory. This may take a few hours after the call for proposals closes. If you have not received a confirmation within 24 hours after the call for proposals closes, please contact us.

    When the call for proposals is closed, you cannot change or fill in any new information. Then you can only supplement 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 will suffer financial damage if the information is shown.

    This means that we must hand over the documents if someone requests them. But we keep confidential the information that we judge could mean financial damage if it is disclosed.

    This is how we handle public documents and confidentiality

    Any questions?

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

    Jenny Johansson

    Administrativa frågor

    +46 8 473 30 13

    Josefin van der Meer


    +46 8 473 32 64

    Fund­ed pro­jects

    Reference number 2023-01823

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