AI, Big Data & VR/AR

SWII is an exclusive industrial R&D partnering program with available funding for market oriented R&D projects via Eureka and Eurostars.

In October 2012, Switzerland and Sweden launched the industrial R&D partnering program Swiss-Swedish Innovation Initiative (SWII). The objective is to increase number of industrial R&D partnerships and the number of joint R&D projects between our countries. Since the start, SWII has achieved following results:

  • 34 R&D consortia and projects realized with a total project value of 43MEUR. 62 projects outlines with CH, and 66 project outlines with SE as main partner. 
  • Over 700 high profile participants from organizations such as Volvo Cars, Eaton Group, Sandvik, SBB, RUAG, Hexagon, ABB, Ericsson, Saab, Siemens etc.
  • More than 1000 one-to-one meetings carried out onsite at the SWII conferences

Next SWII activity is the AI, Big Data & VR/AR, which matches the R&D heaviest Swiss & Swedish MNEs, SMEs & academia with the goal to launch joint market oriented R&D projects. Project funding is available via Eureka and Eurostars, www.eurekanetwork.org

WHEN: September 26, 2019

LINKED EUREKA CALL FOR R&D PROJECTS: SWEDEN – SWITZERLAND
In connection with this year’s SWII-Conference, Sweden and Switzerland will jointly announce a bilateral EUREKA Call, providing support and funding for successful joint innovation projects.
The EUREKA initiative is an international co-operation programme supporting collaborative, market oriented R&D projects developing innovative products, processes and services. Any consortium with at least one partner from each of the countries is welcome. Specific information on application process and funding opportunities will be provided with the opening of the Call in September and for interested participants at the Conference itself.

OPPORTUNITY FOR SME COMPANIES TO PITCH
15 carefully chosen Swiss and Swedish SMEs will gain the opportunity to pitch their next R&D idea to the industry audience. Swedish SMEs may apply for a travel grant from Vinnova, application is filled out here

WHY IS AI, BIG DATA & VR/AR OF INTEREST FOR YOU AS A...

Small or Medium-Sized Enterprise (SME) or research institute?

  • Gives you the opportunity to pitch your next market oriented research project to the R&D heavy industrial partners within “AI, Big Data & VR/AR”
  • Learn more about available Eureka & Eurostars funding for your R&D project

Multinational Enterprise (MNE)?

  • SWII enables you to identify and get matched with the most innovative “AI, Big Data & VR/AR” SMEs from Switzerland & Sweden
  • Share your experience and expectations with the public regulators in Sweden and Switzerland and hear about ongoing pilot tests in both countries
  • Learn more about the available project funding through Eureka /Eurostars

DOES SWII SOUND INTERESTING? SIGN UP FOR SWII TODAY!

For more information, please contact:

Ulrika Hallström
ulrika.hallstrom@business-sweden.se, +43 699 123 515 30

Maja Zoric
maja.zoric@business-sweden.se, +43 664 235 15 23