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Secure sustainable metal and mineral supply

The purpose of the initiative is to create conditions for international competitiveness and sustainable solutions to global societal challenges. In this call for proposals, we fund shorter feasibility studies, full-scale innovation projects and pilot and demo projects that meet the societal challenges defined in the research and innovation agenda for sustainable mining and metal extraction.

The offer in brief

What can you apply for?

In the call, we can finance shorter feasibility studies, full-scale innovation projects and pilot and demo projects in mining and metal extraction.

Who can apply?

Feasibility study can be applied for by at least two parties. Full-scale projects and pilot and demo projects can be applied for with at least three actors of which at least one research actor and at least two other relevant organizations.

How much can you apply for?

The budget for the announcement is approximately SEK 24 million. For pre-studies, a maximum of SEK 650,000 can be applied for, with 75 percent aid intensity and for a full-scale project or pilot and demo project max 10 million, with 50 percent aid.

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.

    How we handle official documents and privacy

    Any questions?

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

    Pontus Westrin


    +46 8 473 32 51

    Helena Claesson


    +46 8 473 31 57

    Reference number 2022-00878

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