The strategic innovation programme for Metallic material:

Metallic materials for the electrified society

Closes in 9 weeks

The purpose of this call is to initiate and provide a funding opportunity for proposals for feasibility studies as well as research, development and innovation projects focusing on metallic materials that facilitate and accelerate the electrification of society. The focus is on new customer offerings, deeper customer collaboration and improved materials. Examples of application areas may be power lines and transmissions, safety, electricity generation, electrical energy storage, electric machines and electric heating. This is call for proposals number 15 under the strategic innovation programme Metallic materials.

The offer in brief

What can you apply for?

Feasibility studies and research, development and innovation projects focusing on metallic materials for electrification. The projects must address one or more of six identified application areas.

Who can apply?

Consortia consisting of at least three project parties, of which at least two are Swedish companies whose organization numbers are not part of the same group. In addition, universities, colleges, research institutes, foreign companies and other relevant legal entities. Foreign organizations without a branch or place of business in Sweden can participate in projects without funding from Vinnova.

How much can you apply for?

The budget of the call is SEK 24 million. The budget is expected to be sufficient for funding of 6-12 research, development and innovation projects and up to 5 feasibility studies. The funding from Vinnova may not exceed 50 per cent of the total eligible cost of the project.

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. 

    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. 

    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.

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    Any questions?

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

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