Transport Efficiency:

Efficient a and connected transport system - spring 2019

Closed 11 June 2019

The program Effective and connected transport systems is a sub-program within FFI and includes logistics and control of passenger transport, freight transport and vehicle fleets, services, service and maintenance of vehicles and the characteristics of vehicles and technical structure. At an overall level, the sub-program includes society, authorities and community builders, product manufacturers, logistics companies, freight forwarders, service and service providers, and vehicle manufacturers. The impact of society is primarily through the design of traffic systems, other social infrastructure, economic instruments and relevant legislation.

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The offer in brief

What can you apply for?

Projects that lead to more efficient and sustainable use of time, vehicles and infrastructure for freight and passenger transport. When applying, several of the program sub areas (see page 8 in the roadmap) must be included and stated.

Who can apply?

Research organizations or companies, preferably in collaboration.

How much can you apply for?

There is no limit, but the guideline is a maximum of 50 percent of the total project budget. Each single project needs at least 25 percent co-financing from the private sector. Financing is granted for a maximum of 4 years.

Important dates

  • What is the offer about?

    With this offer, we want to create more opportunities for the automotive industry to use innovations and research's results to reach the transport objective in Sweden.

    The offer is aimed at project that contribute to efficient and sustainable utilization of time, vehicles and infrastructure for freight and passenger transportation. We want to encourage initiatives that increase competence in the automotive sector and create development with the help of innovation and research in collaboration.

    Priority research and programme areas are:

    • Customized transport solutions
    • Vehicle and mobility services (services for automation and electromobility, service and maintenance, and support )
    • Road and IT infrastructure
    • Regulations, standardization and law
    • Business models linked to new innovative technology
    • Man in the changed system

    Over the next few years, the FFI-EUTS project demanding more emphasis in programme "human" and "business models" programme and less emphasis on "vehicles". Project within EUTS is expected to focus on the system benefits of a connected and collaborative transport system. In the case of proposal , several of the programme areas (see page 8 in the roadmap) must be included and stated.

    How to apply

    To apply for funding, you need to complete an application form in our application portal, Intressentportalen. The form contains questions about your project, project members and budget.

    Allow enough time to complete the application

    Keep in mind that it can take several days to gather the information you need to complete your application, so it’s a good idea to start early. You can start to fill in your details, save and make adjustments until the call has closed.

    After you've submitted your application

    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 you submitted your application.

    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.

    Lena Dalsmyr

    Administrative issues

    08-473 31 61

    Per Norman

    Call for proposal responsible

    08-473 31 73

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    Technical questions about our e-service portal

    +46 8 473 32 99

    Fund­ed pro­jects

    Project title Coordinator Grant Status Reference number
    HCT (HIgh Capacity Transport) - increased energy efficiency with reduced CO2 emissions in cities, pre-study Ecoloop AB SEK 500 000 Ongoing 2019-03096
    Using data analytics for smart loading zones management in cities CHALMERS TEKNISKA HÖGSKOLA AKTIEBOLAG SEK 500 000 Ongoing 2019-03093
    RemoteTimber - Robust and secure system for remote controlled timber loader Mittuniversitetet SEK 4 000 000 Ongoing 2019-03086
    HCT-II Volvo Technology AB SEK 24 830 300 Ongoing 2019-03103

    Reference number 2018-05323

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