What we want to achieve with this call for proposals
The main purpose is to establishlasting cooperation between academia and other parts of society. We support collaboration and sharing of ideas between research disciplines and different industrial sectors in the field of Artificial Intelligence.
Organizations that can apply
The exchange includestwo partnerorganizations, one academic and one non-academic. The staff exchange can take place in Sweden or as an international exchange, both incoming and outgoing directions. At least one of the sending or receiving organizations must be an academic institution.
This funding opportunity is available for individuals working in the field of AI. We welcome non-technical aspects of AI research and development.
Length of exchange
The funding supports the secondment of staff members for one to three months. The exchange can be spread over an 18-month period.
To apply for the exchange, individuals must fulfill one of the following criteria:
- Researcherwith a PhD degree working at a university or research institute.
Staff working at a private company, in the public sector or at an NGO. Documentation of at least 2 years’ experienceof R&D in AI is required.
The grant can be used to cover salary, travel and accommodation.
Vinnova will cover up to 50 per cent of the overall costs for the exchange, up to 300,000 SEK.
Contents of a proposal
Proposals should highlight the knowledge creation, the sharing of know-how, and skills development in AI made possible through the staff exchange.
The proposal mustinclude the following:
How the exchange will lead to new or improved cooperation between the two organizations
A description of the AI-part of the cooperation
CVs for the staff exchange individual and the host in the receiving organization
Letters of intent from both organizations
A plan and budget for the exchange
The application must be submitted by the Swedish organization.