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Springboard to the metallic materials of the future - Step 1

This is call for proposals number 16 under the strategic innovation program Metallic Materials. The call "Springboard for the metallic materials of the future - Step 1" is the first of two calls aimed at the Swedish metal and engineering industry to take place in the absolute technical, economic and environmental fronts through now emerging technologies and new approaches. The call offers support to feasibility studies to operationalize ideas, build consortia and develop a complete plan to implement the idea.

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The offer in brief

What can you apply for?

Feasibility studies with a focus on operationalizing ideas about how emerging techniques and methods could be applied in the innovation area Metallic materials. The purpose is to prepare feasible research and development projects and build consortia to be able to carry out these projects.

Who can apply?

Consortia consisting of at least two project parties, of which at least one Swedish company. In addition, universities, colleges, research institutes, foreign companies and other relevant actors (legal entities). Foreign organizations without a branch or place of business in Sweden are welcome as participants in the projects but cannot receive funding from Vinnova.

How much can you apply for?

The call´s budget is tentatively set at SEK 9 million. The maximum funding for a project is SEK 1 million. The minimum total project budget is SEK 500,000, of which a maximum of SEK 400,000 can consist of funding from Vinnova. For higher grant amounts, it is required that the part of the grant that exceeds SEK 400,000 is matched with own funding which amounts to an equal amount.

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 is 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 is closed.

    When the call is 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

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