Research infrastructure - utilisation and collaboration :

Research infrastructure - utilisation and collaboration: Industrial pilot projects for neutron and photon experiments at large scale research infrastructures

Closed 12 October 2018

The call for proposals supports pilot projects that build expertise around industrial utilisation of large scale facilities equivalent to those under development at MAX IV and ESS in Lund.

The offer in brief


What can you apply for?

The project activities must be related to the verification of how neutron- or photonbased techniques can be applied in order to meet a company’s problems or development needs. 


Who can apply?

The project consortium should consistof companies, research organisations or other legal persons. At least one project partner must be a stakeholder company. At least one project partner must be a Swedish organisation contributing relevant expertise in neutron- or photon experiments at large scale facilities


How much can you apply for?

  • The total budget for the call is SEK 15 million.
  • Each project can apply for a maximum grant of SEK 500,000.
  • The maximum project period length is 12 months. 

Important dates

  • 7 May 2018
    Opens for application
    7 May 2018
  • 12 Oct 2018
    Apply before kl 14:00
    12 Oct 2018 at 14:00
  • 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

    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.

    Maria Öhman


    46 (0)8 473 31 89

    Marie Wikström

    Administrativa frågor

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    Funded projects

    Project title Coordinator Grant Status Reference number
    In-situ neutron/synchrotron study of microstructure evolution in additively manufactured tool steels UDDEHOLMS AB SEK 500 000 Ongoing 2018-04432
    Stärkelsegelatinisering och polysackariders gelbildning karaktäriserad med SAXS och WAXS RISE Research Institutes of Sweden AB SEK 500 000 Ongoing 2018-04431
    Studiering av vätskedistribution i mjuka porösa material i realtid med hjälp av neutronradiografi RISE Research Institutes of Sweden AB SEK 500 000 Ongoing 2018-04429
    Nano-scale characterization of ore minerals for an optimized metal extraction process (NanoORE) Luleå tekniska universitet SEK 469 000 Ongoing 2018-04426
    Detektion av kryp på supramolekylär nivå i massafibrer RISE INNVENTIA AB SEK 500 000 Ongoing 2018-04420
    Structural properties of Speximo encapsulations and enclosed actives by X-ray scattering techniques (SAXS/WAXS) SPEXIMO AB SEK 497 000 Ongoing 2018-04415
    Novel investigation of the water transport in porous cellulose fibre networks using neutron imaging Lunds universitet SEK 498 000 Ongoing 2018-04414
    In-situ karaktärisering av en ny metallfogningsteknologi Lunds universitet SEK 496 000 Ongoing 2018-04404
    3D-analys av utmattningssprickor i gjutjärn med synkrotronljustomografi och 3D-XRD RISE Research Institutes of Sweden AB SEK 500 000 Ongoing 2018-04403
    High-resolution characterisation of chemically complex low alloyed high strength martensitic steels Swerim AB SEK 500 000 Ongoing 2018-04413
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