The focus of the call
AI is a collective term for several different computer technologies. One of the most developed is machine learning (ML). ML is often considered to be the most readily available AI technology to begin with. In this call, we want to get more municipalities and civil society organizations to start their AI journey by testing, building knowledge about and demonstrating the potential of AI for their activities by implementing a project that uses machine learning.
In this call, we collaborate with AI Sweden, which is a national resource for promoting AI development in Sweden. The project that are granted will be offered some knowledge support from AI Sweden and the opportunity to participate in network meetings together.
The call is aimed at Swedish municipalities and organizations in civil society (separately )who want to practically explore how artificial intelligence based on machine learning can improve part of their own business and at the same time have clear potential for societal benefit and organizational learning.
It is possible to apply independently, but we are happy to see joint applications from two or more organizations. (municipalities OR civil society organizations together with relevant parties)
Most applicant will need to collaborate or hire expertise in AI / machine learning. University, university college, institutes and companies with such expertise can participate in the projects as a participant and / or subcontractor, but not be a coordinator (main applicant).
By municipality we mean here only primary municipality (not region) and the project must be conducted in the municipality's non-financial activities (non-municipal companies)
By means ofcivil society organizations is meant:
- Non-profit organizations.
- Limited liability company with special dividend limitation. (SVB) Vinsten should be a means of conducting activities and not an objective in itself.
- Self-governing cooperative activities with selfless mission and often with an ideological awareness
- Social enterprises, ie enterprises where the business activity is a means of achieving specific socially beneficial objective. Financial surpluses are mainly reinvested in the business or in a new socially beneficial project.
Note a only legal entities can participate in the project. An individual company cannot participate as a participant.