The strategic innovation programme for mining and metal recovery – STRIM:

Tackling sustainability, environmental and climate challenges in the mining and metals industry

Closes in 10 days

Towards a sustainable development in the mining and metal extraction industry In this offer, we finance short-term pre-studies, full-scale innovation projects or pilot projects that meet the societal challenges defined in the STRIM agenda for sustainable mining and metal extraction.

The offer in brief

What can you apply for?

You can apply for funding for shorter pre-studies, full-scale innovation projects or pilot projects that contribute to SIP STRIM’s objectives (see www.sipstrim.se)

Who can apply?

Pre-studies can be applied for by a single partner as long as the applicant can demonstrate industrial and/or societal relevance in the form of a letter of intent from at least one relevant company or non-research organization. Consortia applying for full-scale or pilot projects must consist of at least two partners from industry or other non-research organizations and one research organization

How much can you apply for?

Planned budget for the call is 20 MSEK. Maximum funding for a pre-study is 500 000 SEK and for full-scale innovation projects 10 MSEK. Full-scale and pilot projects may be granted up to 50% of eligible project costs and for pre-studies up to 75% of eligible project costs may be granted.

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.

    Susanne Gylesjö

    Announcement Manager at Vinnova (the assessment process and administrative issues)

    08-473 3187

    Lawrence Hooey

    Kontaktperson angående utlysningens bakgrund, syfte och önskade effekter

    0920-49 36 65

    Vinnovas IT-support

    Technical questions about our e-service portal

    +46 8 473 32 99

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