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Resource Efficiency and Sustainable Production in the mining and metal-producing industry

In this call for proposals, we fund shorter feasibility studies, full-scale innovation projects and pilot and demo projects that meet the societal challenges defined in the STRIM agenda for sustainable mining and metal extraction. To accelerate the transition to a sustainable industry, the call will provide space for more larger projects than before.

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The offer in brief

What can you apply for?

In the call, we can finance shorter feasibility studies, full-scale innovation projects and pilot and demo projects in mining and metal extraction.

Who can apply?

Feasibility study can be applied for by a party if industrial and / or social relevance is supported by a letter of intent from a company / non-research actor. Full-scale projects and pilot and demo projects can be applied for with at least three actors of which at least one research actor

How much can you apply for?

The budget for the announcement is approximately SEK 45 million. For feasibility studies, a maximum of SEK 500,000 can be applied for, with 75 percent aid and for a full-scale project or pilot and demo project max. 15 million, with 50 percent aid

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. 

    Download document templates for your attachments

    Plesae download the templates for the documents you need to attach to your application such as a CV or project description.

    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 your 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. 

    This happens when the call is closed

    Once your proposal registered, we will email a confirmation to the person in charge of the user account and to the project manager and the signatory. This may take a few hours after the call is closed. If you have not received a confirmation by e-mail within 24 hours after the call has closed, please contact us.

    When the call is closed, you can not change or fill in any new information. Then you can only complete your proposal if we ask for it.

    Who can read your proposal?

    Applications submitted to us become public documents. However, we do not disclose information about the business, inventions or research results if it can be assumed that someone is suffering financial damage if the information is shown.

    This means that we must release the documents if someone requests them. However, we keep confidential the information that we believe could cause financial damage if it is disclosed.

    How we handle public documents and confidentiality

    Any questions?

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

    Lawrence Hooey

    Swedish Mining Innovations kontaktperson angående utlysningens bakgrund, syfte och önskade effekter

    +46 92 049 36 65

    Rebecca Hollertz

    Utlysningsansvarig Vinnova

    +46 8 473 30 76

    Helena Claesson

    Administrativa frågor

    +46 8 473 31 57

    Reference number 2021-01819

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