Strategic innovation programme for process industrial IT and automation – PiiA:

PiiA: Digitalization of industrial value chains, autumn 2019

Closed 21 November 2019

The purpose of this call is to initiate and carry out feasibility studies, as well as research, development and innovation projects (FUI projects) with focus on digitalization of industrial value chains. The focus is on emerging technologies, services and new business models. Examples can be the digital interaction between customer and supplier, interaction between machine-machine people and etc. where technologies such as Articifial Intelligence (AI), Augmented and Mixed reality (AR and MR) and cognitive systems are applied to create value in different stages.

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The offer in brief

What can you apply for?

Initiate and carry out feasibility studies, as well as research, development and innovation projects (FUI projects) with a focus on digitalization of industrial value chains.

Who can apply?

Consortia consisting of companies, universities, colleges, research institutes and other relevant actors (legal person).

How much can you apply for?

Preliminary SEK 600,000-5,000,000 depending on the type of project.

Important dates

  • 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

    Please keep in mind that it takes time to make an application. Filling in all the templates can take several days, since they are based on analyzes you need to do. Therefore, start the application well in advance. You can start filling in data, save and continue at a later time. Even when the application is complete, you can at any time unlock the application and make changes right up until the call closes.

    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.

    Ulf Öhlander


    08 473 3008

    Sanja Sain-Strömberg


    Peter Wallin

    Programchef PiiA

    072 450 07 50

    Maria Olsson

    Administrativa frågor

    08-473 3118

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