Sweden: Vinnova

Name of Funding agency
Verket för innovationssystem (Vinnova)
Geographical coverage (national/regional)
Name of the programme/initiative
Sustainable industry
Programme owner
Program manager (executing funding organisation)
Contact person(s) (e-mail, tel.)

Anders Marén, , 08-473 31 88

Funding commitment
10.000.000 SEK
Maximum funding per grant awarded to a partner

Maximum total funding to Swedish consortium partners is 3.500.000 SEK per funded project

Type of research eligible for funding: eligible TRL range

TRL 2 - TRL 7

Funding rates (approx.)

Rates per Swedish consortium partner up to the limits set by EU state aid rules

Major eligibility criteria (e.g. types of organisations, thematic restriction, cost types and caps)

The following categories of costs may be eligible (subject to some limitations, see vinnovas-general-terms-and-conditions-for-grants---2023-multi-participant-engelsk-version.pdf for details):

1. personnel costs, to the extent that personnel work in the project,

2. costs of equipment, land and buildings to the extent and for the period used for the project,

3. costs of consultants and licenses etc.,

4. other direct costs,

5. actual indirect costs per participant up to maximum 30 % of eligible personnel costs (this limit does not apply to universities and higher education establishments).

Costs for services performed by third parties (consultants/subcontractors) may not exceed 20 % of the public funding.

Minimum 30 % of the total costs for Swedish participation in a project must be incurred by Swedish companies.

Submission of the proposal at national/regional level (schedule, cut-off dates, deadlines, etc.)

Application for national funding of Swedish participation in selected projects to be submitted immediately after the full proposal selection process has been finalised.

Submission of financial and scientific reports at the national/regional level

Financial and progress report every six months. Final report one month after project ending.