This call for proposals is within the strategic innovation program Swelife, which is part of Vinnova's, the Energy Agency's and Forma's joint effort on strategic innovation programs. The purpose of the investment in strategic innovation programs is to create the conditions for international competitiveness and sustainable solutions to global societal challenges.
With this the call for proposals we want to finance more innovative and sustainable life science solutions. The solutions must have great potential to make care more efficient and contribute to sustainable growth.
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The call for proposals is aimed at the following actor types:
- research institute
- idea-driven sector such as a patient organization.
The projects must consist of at least three project parties representing at least two different of the aforementioned actor types. Applicant actors must cooperate in the project.
Funded project must lead to products, services, processes or other solutions that create benefit, quality and value for patients, care providers and society.
We expect that the solutions lead to better prevention of ill health, or to diseases and injuries being diagnosed, monitored or treated more effectively than today.
The solutions must be value-creating, which means that:
- be innovative or significantly better than those already on the market.
- enriched by cross-border cooperation between the project's various actors.
- be developed together with end users, for example patients.
- have a clear commercial focus with a developed business plan.
You must clearly describe in the project application that the relevant and market conditions for the solution have been confirmed.
In this call for proposals Vinnova can finance project from SEK 500,000 up to SEK 3,000,000. A maximum of 50 percent of the project's total costs can be financed. The costs must be eligible for support, i.e. of the type that Vinnova can finance. The project duration may be a maximum of two years. The call for proposals has a total budget of SEK 25 million.