International Joint Calls:

Samarbete Sverige-Storbrittanien inom flygteknik

Closes in 6 weeks

Swedish organisations can apply for a share of up to 22,5 million SEK to develop aerospace technology in partnership with UK companies through EUREKA Network Projects.

The offer in brief

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What can you apply for?

Aerospace research and development projects with strong market potential for the UK and Sweden

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Who can apply?

Any organisation can apply, including research institutes, universities, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), and larger businesses.

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How much can you apply for?

Total allocated Swedish budget for the call is 22,5 million SEK. Projects will not be funded more than 50% of the total eligible and approved costs. Projects will have a minimum and maximum time limit of 12 and 36 months respectively. The amount of funding available per project partner is subject to national rules and regulations.

Important dates

  • 23 Jul 2018
    Opens for application
    23 Jul 2018
  • 7 Sep 2018
    7 Sep 2018
  • 2 Nov 2018
    Apply before
    2 Nov 2018
  • 1 Mar 2019
    Earliest project start date
    1 Mar 2019
  • Description

    The UK and Sweden are announcing a joint funding competition for aerospace research and development (R&D) projects under the EUREKA Network Projects programme. You must develop projects which have strong market potential for the UK and Sweden. All applications must follow the aerospace strategies guidance of both the UK and Sweden.

    We welcome project ideas covering any aspect or aspects of civil aerospace or aeronautics.

    The national funding agencies will fund their respective participants in the projects. Please contact your agency for further guidance.

    Submission and assessment procedures

    • Stage 1
      It is recommended that applicants notify the respective strategic bodies (ATI and Innovair) of their intent to submit an application to ensure adequate provision is made for suitable assessment.
      Applicants should download and complete the EUREKA Project Application Form for the consortium. The form should be submitted by the lead applicant to projects@eurekanetwork.org, The Subject line should be UK-Sweden Aerospace Call 2018.
      Applicants should include costs and duration for the Implementation Phase only when filling in the application form. As this is not a 2 stage application for funding you can leave Definition Phase empty.
      The EUREKA application form needs to be signed by the legal representatives of all applicants. The signatures pages can be scanned and sent in a separate document.  A collaboration agreement signed by the legal representatives of all participants is also required after grant award. The collaboration agreement should include details on data and IP sharing within the consortium.
      Following submission to the EUREKA Secretariat, applications will be checked for eligibility by the EUREKA National Project Coordinators.
    • Stage 2
      Independent assessment will take place in both the UK and Sweden. Panels will include a set of independent experts from the UK and Sweden.
      At the same time projects will be assessed by panels led by the ATI in the UK and Innovair in Sweden for eligibility against the respective national strategies. National decisions will be made at this stage.
    • Stage 3
      A joint UK/SE consensus panel will agree which projects to recommend for funding. It should be noted that a portfolio approach will be used in selecting the projects to be progressed. Successful projects will then be put forward for a EUREKA label, a formal decision made by the EUREKA Network.    
      Vinnova and Innovate UK will make the final funding decision on which projects to fund.

    Questions?

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

    Innovate UK: Customer Support Services

    44 (0)3003 214 357

    support@innovateuk.gov.uk

    Aerospace Technology Institute: Customer Support Services

    44 (0)1234 907 930

    info@ati.org.uk

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