Challenge-Driven Innovation – Stage 1 initiation :

Challenge-Driven Innovation stage 1 initiation – 2019

Closed 30 January 2019

We support projects that have the potential to solve a societal challenge through innovations and broad collaboration between, for example, industry, research, public sector activity and civil society. The outcome must clearly contribute to the Global Sustainability Goals in Agenda 2030.

The offer in brief


What can you apply for?

Further development of an idea and constellation. The project period is around 9 months. 



Who can apply?

Constellations consisting of at least three project partners. 


How much can you apply for?

Max. SEK 500,000. The support level is max. 80 per cent. 

Important dates

  • 22 Nov 2018
    Opens for application
    22 Nov 2018
  • 30 Jan 2019
    Apply before kl 14:00
    30 Jan 2019 at 14:00
  • 2 Apr 2019
    Decision given
    2 Apr 2019
  • 3 Apr 2019
    Project allowed to start
    3 Apr 2019
  • 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.

    How to apply for funding

    Download attachments

    Please download the documents that you need to attach to your application, for example, the template for a CV or a project description.

    Utlysningstext steg 1 - initiering vår 2019 (vår) (pdf, 666 kB)

    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. That way, you can save your details and come back to your application, making adjustments until you submit it.

    Any questions?

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


    46 8 473 32 33

    Vilgot Claesson

    Industri, produktion och nya material

    46 8 473 30 56

    Adrian Solitander

    Social innovation och innovation i offentlig sektor

    46 8 473 31 42

    Andreas Netz

    Program- och utlysningsansvarig

    46 8 473 30 86

    Moa Eklund

    Städer, transport och miljö

    46 8 473 32 89

    Jessica Tägtström

    Hälsa och Life science

    46 8 473 30 67

    Vinnovas IT-support

    Technical questions about your application in our e-service portal

    +46 8 473 32 99

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