Seventh Switzerland-Sweden Call for R&D Project Outlines

The seventh Switzerland-Sweden Call for R&D Project Outlines

The seventh Swiss-Swedish Call for R&D Project Outlines will be launched on 1 September, 2017. Deadline for submission is 19 January, 2018. For this Call, Belgium joins as a partner country of Sweden and Switzerland, because joint networking conferences are organised in Switzerland and in Belgium in autumn 2017. Consortia participating at the present Call should integrate partners from at least 2 of the 3 countries.

Please be aware that Swiss-Swedish projects can also be submitted to the official Eurostars call on 14 September, 2017. There will be no separate SWII Call for this deadline. Consortium partners are nevertheless invited to discuss project ideas with the respective EUREKA Eurostars office before submission.

Previous SWII Calls have had a good impact providing finance to a total of 30 bilateral projects with an aggregated project value of some 38 million Euros. The outcome of the first SWII Call was a tenfold increase in Swiss-Swedish bilateral R&D projects with EUREKA and Eurostars financing. This brought Switzerland and Sweden to become the two countries within the EUREKA network with the highest number of bilateral projects.

Aim
The aim of the SWII calls is to provide applicants:
  • partnering opportunities,
  • recommendations on suitable EUREKA funding mechanisms,
  • guidance on how to prepare a high quality proposal and
  • on how to apply for funding.

Focus
The seventh bilateral Call wil be open to all topics of the Swiss-Swedish Innovation Initiative (SWII), but focuses on Additive Manufacturing, Digitalisation of the Future Industry and Life Science.

Supportive Measures
In support of the seventh Call, the main matchmaking and workshop events are:

Swiss Nordic Bio, 8 February, 2017, Zürich (CH) Additive Manufacturing Networking Conference, 28 September 2017, Micro City, Neuchâtel (CH) Digitization of the Future Industry in Networking Conference, 4 October, 2017, Brussels (BE)

Detailed Information & Form for Submitting Project Outline
Detailed information about the seventh bilateral Call will be available on this page, after the Call has been launched. Project outlines within the framework of the Call can then be submitted using the EUREKA Project Outline.

Swiss-Swedish outlines will be screened by SERI and VINNOVA in line with the funding rules of the EUREKA initiative. (www.eurekanetwork.org). EUREKA is the leading European platform for industry-led, applied, close-to-market research. Submitting partners will be notified of the results within the shortest possible time after the submission (about 2-3 weeks). Partners with approved outlines will be recommended to submit their full applications. SERI and VINNOVA will provide support to this end.

For Further Information Contact:

The Swiss EUREKA office at SERI:
Ms. Friederike Rass (main contact), +41 58 460 58 93, friederike-dorothea.rass@sbfi.admin.ch
Ms. Colette John-Grant (EUREKA and Eurostars), +41 58 464 91 43, colette.john@sbfi.admin.ch

The Swedish EUREKA office at Vinnova:
Ms. Elisabet Nielsen (main contact), +46 8 473 31 07 elisabet.nielsen@Vinnova.se
Mr. Tero Stjernstoft (additive manufacturing), +46 8 473 32 96, tero.stjernstoft@Vinnova.se 

 

Initiative At A Glance

Switzerland and Sweden face common challenges in our high-tech industries. Both countries need to be constantly innovative and improve their production systems to maintain a solid domestic industrial base. Being two of the world leaders in innovation, Switzerland and Sweden form natural partners in tackling these tasks.

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Funding of projects - EUREKA & Eurostars

As a part of the Swiss-Swedish Innovation Initiative, Switzerland & Sweden regularly launch "Switzerland-Sweden Call for R&D Project Outlines" within the EUREKA and Eurostars programs.

The EUREKA framework is the leading European platform for industry-led, applied, close-to-market research (www.eurekanetwork.org).

The aim of these calls is to facilitate:

  • Industrial R&D partnering between the most technology intensive Swedish & Swiss MNEs, SMEs, academia and research institutes
  • Creation of new high tech R&D consortia between our countries &
  • Funding of market oriented Swiss-Swedish R&D projects

More information about the current Call, can be found under this link.

In support of the Calls, industrial R&D partnering conferences are organized.

  • For more info, please see the complete list of past and upcoming events following this link.

Information on the funding mechanisms is available on the following websites:

Switzerland: Eureka Projects: www.sbfi.admin.ch/eureka; Eurostars projects: www.sbfi.admin.ch/eurostars 
Sweden: Eureka projects 
www.vinnova.se/eureka; Eurostars projects: www.vinnova.se/eurostars 

As a part of the Swiss-Swedish Innovation Initiative, Switzerland & Sweden regularly launch "Switzerland-Sweden Call for R&D Project Outlines" within the EUREKA and Eurostars programs.

The EUREKA framework is the leading European platform for industry-led, applied, close-to-market research (www.eurekanetwork.org).

The aim of these calls is to facilitate:

·        Industrial R&D partnering between the most technology intensive Swedish & Swiss MNEs, SMEs, academia and research institutes

·        Creation of new high tech R&D consortia between our countries &

·        Funding of market oriented Swiss-Swedish R&D projects

More information about the current Call, can be found under this link.

In support of the Calls, industrial R&D partnering conferences are organized.

·        For more info, please see the complete list of past and upcoming events followingthis link.

Information on the funding mechanisms is available on the following websites:
Switzerland: Eureka Projects:www.sbfi.admin.ch/eureka; Eurostars projects:www.sbfi.admin.ch/eurostars 
Sweden: Eureka projects
www.vinnova.se/eureka; Eurostars projects:www.vinnova.se/eurostars 

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