In the offer we fund shorter pre-studies, full-scale innovation projects or pilot projects in mining and metal extraction.
With this offer, we can finance shorter feasibility studies, full-scale innovation projects or pilot projects in one of the following areas:
Recycling and metallurgy
Finishing and environmental performance
CSR and social relations
Gender equality and diversity
Preliminary studies can be up to 6 months, innovation projects up to 36 months and pilot projects up to 18 months.
The strategic innovation program for the Swedish mining and metal extraction industry (STRIM) is run by three Swedish authorities: Vinnova, the Swedish Energy Agency and Formas. The program aims to strengthen Sweden's competitiveness and contribute to sustainable development in the mining and metal-extracting sector by working towards the following objective:
Only proposals that meet the following formal requirements will be assessed:
To apply for funding, you need to fill out an application form in our portal, Vinnova's eServices Portal. The form contains questions about the project, project partners and budget.
Keep in mind that it takes time to make a proposal. Filling in all the templates can take several days, because they are based on analyzes you are going to do. Therefore, start the proposal well in advance. You can start filling in data, save and continue at a later time. When the proposal is complete, you mark it as ready. You can at any time unlock proposal and make changes right up until the call for proposals closes or has readings.