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Technical and social innovations for sustainable mineral and metal 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, technical and social innovation projects that meet the societal challenges defined in the research and innovation agenda for sustainable mining and metal extraction as well as Agenda 2030.

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The offer in brief

What can you apply for?

In the call, we can finance technical innovation projects and social innovation projects within the mining and metals industry.

Who can apply?

Technical innovation projects need at least three actors, where at least one must be a research actor. Social innovation projects need at least two actors.

How much can you apply for?

The budget for the announcement is approximately 10 million SEK. For technical innovation projects, the maximum aid is 2 million SEK, with an aid intensity of 50 percent. For social innovation projects, the maximum aid is 1 million SEK, with an aid i

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. 

    This happens when the call for proposals is closed

    When your proposal has been registered, we email a confirmation to the person responsible for the user account as well as to the project manager and the signatory. This may take a few hours after the call for proposals closes. If you have not received a confirmation within 24 hours after the call for proposals closes, please contact us.

    When the call for proposals is closed, you cannot change or fill in any new information. Then you can only supplement 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 will suffer financial damage if the information is shown.

    This means that we must hand over the documents if someone requests them. But we keep confidential the information that we judge could mean financial damage if it is disclosed.

    This is how we handle public documents and confidentiality

    Any questions?

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

    Pontus Westrin


    + 46 8 473 32 51

    Teknisk support

    Tekniska frågor om e-tjänsten ansökan om finansiering

    + 46 8 473 32 99

    Fund­ed pro­jects

    Reference number 2023-00978

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