The strategic innovation programme for graphene:

Collaborations for commercial applications with graphene – spring 2019

Closes in 3 months

Through this call SIO Grafen wants to finance innovation Projects, driven by an industrial need were the stakeholders together develop graphene technologies for future applications or production processes.

The offer in brief


What can you apply for?

Research and Innovation projects and Demonstrator projects, where graphene could contribute with new or improved material properties or functionalities and that are based on the need of at least one participating company.


Who can apply?

Project consortia consisting of companies, research institutes, academia or other legal entities with establishment in Sweden. Participants with no establishment or branch in Sweden may be a part in the project but cannot receive financial support from Vinnova.


How much can you apply for?

Research and Innovation projects can apply for maximum, 3 000 000 SEK. Demonstrator project can apply for maximum 4 000 000 SEK. Vinnova can fund up to 50 percent of the total eligible costs.

Important dates

  • 4 Dec 2018
    Opens for application
    4 Dec 2018
  • 17 Jan 2019
    17 Jan 2019
  • 19 Mar 2019
    Apply before kl 14:00
    19 Mar 2019 at 14:00
  • 8 May 2019
    Decision given
    8 May 2019
  • 13 May 2019
    Project allowed to start
    13 May 2019
  • Workshop in Gothenburg

    SIO Grafen arranges an optional workshop 17th of January 2019 in Gothenburg for extra support to develop project proposals and consortium. Register your project initiative according to the template to before the 15th of January 2019. Read more about the workshop. 

    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.

    Helena Theander

    Kontaktperson angående utlysningens inriktning och innehåll

    46 70 928 40 74

    Rebecca Hollertz

    Kontaktperson angående juridiska och administrativa frågor samt bedömningsprocessen

    46 8 473 30 76

    Marie Wikström

    Administrativa frågor

    46 8 473 31 79

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