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SIP LIGHTer Strategic Innovation Program - 2020

With this the offer we want to initiate feasibility studies and research and innovation projects (FoI- project ) in cross-border collaboration. The projects will generate knowledge in the form of new solutions, new methods, new demonstrators and new skills in all areas where light weight is of interest. This will lead to increased sustainability and increased competitiveness in Swedish lightweight technology.

The offer in brief

What can you apply for?

FoI- project to develop new lightweight technology that meets industrial needs. The duration of the R&D projects may not exceed 3 years. Feasibility studies of max 1 year where the conditions for future, innovative FoI- project with high potential shall be evaluated and analyzed

Who can apply?

Consortia of companies, institutes, universities, colleges, public actors and other legal persons with activities in Sweden. All project must be based on concrete industrial needs, which is why at least two companies that own the need must join the consortium. Cross-sectoral project with involvement of SMEs is encouraged.

How much can you apply for?

The maximum grant level for the FoI project is 50 percent. For feasibility studies, grant of a maximum of SEK 800,000 can be applied for, up to a maximum of 80 percent of the eligible costs.

Important dates

  • How to apply

    To apply for funding, you need to log in and complete an application form in our eServices portal. The application form contains questions about your project, the participants taking part in the project and your budget. 

    Please allow enough time

    Please keep in mind that it takes time to complete an application. Filling in the templates can take several days, since they're based on analyses you need to do. Therefore, start the application well in advance. You can start filling in details, then save and continue at a later time.

    When you've completed your application, please mark it as done ("klar"). You can unlock and make changes to your application at any time until the call closes. If you unlock your application, you must mark it as done ("klarmarkera") if you want the application registered when the call closes. 

    What happens after the call has closed?

    Once your application has been registered, we'll send a confirmation email to the person responsible for the user account, as well as to the project manager and the company signer. Please note that this may take a few hours after the call has closed.

    After the closing date, you can't register any new information. You may only add information to your application if we ask for it.

    Who can read your application?

    Applications submitted to us become official documents. However, we don't disclose information about business operations, inventions or research results if it can be assumed that someone will suffer economic damage if we do.

    This means that we must disclose the documents if someone requests them. However, we can black out information if we believe it could cause economic harm if disclosed.

    How we handle official documents and privacy

    Any questions?

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

    Mats Zackrisson

    Ansvarig för hållbarhetsstöd i SIP Lättvikt

    +46 10 228 46 88

    Cecilia Ramberg

    Kontaktperson RISE IVF

    +46 70 780 60 52

    Reference number 2020-00214

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