Innovative Startups :

Innovative Startups stage 2 - spring 2019

Closed 9 April 2019

Companies that have further need for financing after Innovative Startups stage 1, have finalized a project in stage 1, and sent in the final report, can apply for funding in stage 2. In stage 2 we can contribute up to 90 % of the project budget, up to a maximum of 900,000 SEK.

The offer in brief


What can you apply for?

You can apply for a grant to take your step 1 project to the next level, continued validation or a motivated change of direction (pivoting) based on specific needs from the validation in step 1.


Who can apply?

Newly started small and medium-sized companies that want to develop their business in Sweden and have a unique contribution in an international perspective. This offer is only aimed at companies that have received grants in Innovative Startups step 1 and submitted the final report for that project.


How much can you apply for?

The project grant is maximum SEK 900,000. In this call, Vinnova finances a maximum of 90% of the eligible costs, ie you must account for at least 10% of the costs yourself.

Important dates

  • Februari 2019
    Planning to open
    Februari 2019
  • 8 Mar 2019
    Opens for application
    8 Mar 2019
  • 9 Apr 2019
    Apply before kl 14:00
    9 Apr 2019 at 14:00
  • 29 May 2019
    Decision given
    29 May 2019
  • 29 May 2019
    Project allowed to start
    29 May 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 (pdf, 251 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.


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

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