Swelife and Medtech4Health - Collaborative Projects for Improved Health :

Project that contributes to improved prevention, diagnosis, monitoring or treatment

Closed 25 November 2020

With this call for proposals Swelife and Medtech4Health want to help Sweden remain a world leader in life science. The goal is to promote renewal and innovation for a more value-creating healthcare and increase growth in the life science sector in Sweden.

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The offer in brief

What can you apply for?

Innovation project in collaboration with great potential to contribute to improved prevention, diagnosis, monitoring or treatment. There must be a significant need and demand for the solution from the end user.

Who can apply?

Actors from healthcare, companies, academia, research institutes and actors in the idea-driven sector. The project consortium must consist of at least three parties from at least two different categories of actors.

How much can you apply for?

Up to SEK 3 million per project, but a maximum of 50 percent of the project´s budget.

Important dates

Starting at September 23 and until November 25 there will be an opportunity for drop-in advice online every Wednesday for those of you who are interested in applying in this call. Sign up for the Advice drop-in in the date line below.

  • The offer in brief

    The call for proposal is aimed at actors in collaboration in the sectors of healthcare, companies, academia, research institutes and actors in the idea-driven sector.

    The projects must lead to products, services, processes or other quality or value-creating solutions such as:

    • is expected to lead to improved prevention, diagnosis, monitoring or treatment of health conditions
    • has a clear commercial focus
    • is innovative or significantly better than what is already on the market
    • enriched by a qualitative collaboration between different sectors
    • are developed together with end users

    Relevant market conditions must be validated and clearly described in the project application.

    A successful project result will create conditions for sustainable growth in Sweden.

    In this call for proposals, Vinnova can finance project from SEK 500,000 up to SEK 3,000,000, however, a maximum of 50 percent of the project's eligible costs. The project period may be a maximum of 2 years. The call for proposal has a total budget of 36 million kroner.

    This is a joint announcement within the two strategic innovation programs Swelife and Medtech4Health.

    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. 

    Download document templates for your attachments

    Plesae download the templates for the documents you need to attach to your application such as a CV or project description.

    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 proposal closed

    Once your proposal registered, we will email a confirmation to the person in charge of the user account and to the project manager and the signatory. This may take a few hours after the call for proposal closes.

    When the call for proposal closed, you can not change or fill in any new information. Then you can only complete 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 is suffering financial damage if the information is shown.

    This means that we must release the documents if someone requests them. However, we keep confidential the information that we believe could cause financial damage if it is disclosed.

    How we handle public documents and confidentiality

    Any questions?

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

    Jonas Tranell

    Contact person regarding the assessment process, legal issues and other questions about the content of the call

    4684733073

    Emma Forai

    Contact person regarding administrative issues

    4684733090

    Åsa Wallin

    Contact person regarding the call's background, aim and desired effects

    46700850510

    Jonas Sareld

    Contact person regarding the call's background, aim and desired effects

    46738387080

    Sanna Edlund

    Contact person regarding the assessment process, legal issues and other questions about the content of the call

    4684733163

    Therése Wikberg

    Kontaktperson angående bedömningsprocessen, juridiska frågor och övriga frågor om utlysningens innehåll

    4684733060

    Anna Tegnesjö

    Kontaktperson angående bedömningsprocessen, juridiska frågor och övriga frågor om utlysningens innehåll

    4684733162

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