Broad calls covering all of STRIM’s thematic areas are announced on a regular basis. The financed innovation projects should help to strengthen the sustainability and competitiveness of the Swedish mining and metal producing industry, for example through new technological achievements.
The projects financed may be feasibility studies, full-scale projects or pilot projects.
Project applications are evaluated by an external assessment team. This leaves a recommendation to STRIM’s Board, which, after a thematic review, leaves a decision to Vinnova. After that, Vinnova takes the formal decision on which projects are granted and administrates them.
In addition to STRIM’s broad calls, there are also opportunities for existing projects to apply for planning grants to gear up the whole or part of their STRIM project.
The Strategic Innovation Programme STRIM and Vinnova invite all stakeholders who have or have had projects financed by STRIM to seek planning grants for the exchange of their projects through international initiatives.
Upshifts may apply to entire projects or parts of projects and aim to write applications (with associated activities) that can lead to financing of continued work based on activities and results from projects funded by STRIM.
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Call opens: 18 December 2018
Call closes: 14 November 2019
Date of decision: Continuous
Earliest date of project start: Continuous
Last date of project start: 10 December 2019