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Innovation Fund Denmark

Innovation Fund Denmark invests in ambitious research and innovation projects that create new and concrete solutions to important societal challenges, and which create value for Denmark. The fund supports projects with a focus on research, development and / or commercialisation. This could be product development, new processes or building and developing research competencies.

 

  • Grant amount: 0.7 - 4M €
  • Funding for: Research and development
  • Upcoming deadlines: 3 calls

Green Development and Demonstration Programme

The Green Development and Demonstration Programme (GUDP) supports projects that strengthen ambitious innovation in the Danish food industry through green and economic sustainability. Projects with direct, measurable climate effects are given special weight. The fund supports projects with between DKK 250,000 and 15 million, however, for network projects only up to DKK 2 million.

  • Grant amount: 0.03 - 2M €
  • Funding for: Research, development, and demonstration
  • Upcoming deadlines: 2 calls

Energy Technology Development and Demonstration Program (EUDP)

With the support of the Energy Technology Development and Demonstration Program (EUDP), you can carry out projects that develop and test a technology, system or method under realistic conditions and then bring the system to market. EUDP can provide grants for the development and / or demonstration of all energy technologies that can contribute to achieving the energy policy goals within e.g. wind energy, district heating, efficient energy use, bioenergy, smart energy and system integration as well as oil and gas.

  • Grant amount: 0.3 - 7M €
  • Funding for: Research, development, and demonstration
  • Upcoming deadlines: 1 call

EU Innovation Fund - Small Scale Projects

The Innovation Fund call for Small Scale Projects helps you carry out demonstration activities of your low-carbon technology, process or product. Your innovation must be scalable and clearly contribute to a climate-neutral economy. Projects with a total capital expenditure between EUR 2,5M and EUR 7,5M are eligible. The grant covers 60% of project expenses

  • Grant amount: 1.5 - 4.5M €
  • Funding for: Demonstration
  • Upcoming deadlines: 1 call

Innobooster

Innobooster invests in projects from small and medium-sized companies with a clear growth potential and from new, promising start-ups. The purpose is to make good ideas turn into growth and jobs.

  • Grant amount: 0.01 - 0.7M €
  • Funding for: Research, development, demonstration, test, and adaptation
  • Upcoming deadlines: 1 call

Eurostars

With support from Eurostars companies can conduct international high-tech and knowledge intensive R&D projects with large market potential. Funding is offered for projects within all areas of technology. The coordinating entity must be an SME, which spends a minimum of 10% of turnover or personnel on R&D activities.

  • Grant amount: 0.3 - 1.3M €
  • Funding for: Development
  • Upcoming deadlines: 1 call

Nordic Innovation

Nordic Innovation was established in order to help make Nordic businesses competitive and innovative. Nordic Innovations aims to generate increased value creation through cross-border co-operation. The goal to create partnerships between leading Nordic public and private sector institutions in the fields of trade and innovation.

  • Grant amount: 0.3 - 2M €
  • Funding for: Research, development, and demonstration
  • Upcoming deadlines: No calls

The Swedish Energy Agency

The Swedish Energy Agency works for a sustainable energy system, combining ecological sustainability, competitiveness and security of supply.

  • Grant amount: 0.01 - 0.6M €
  • Funding for: Research and development
  • Upcoming deadlines: No calls

Horizon 2020 Transportation

With support from Horizon 2020 Transportation you will be able to conduct international research projects in support of EU policies for transportation. Support will be given to e.g. projects increasing the mobility within aviation, rail, road, water, logistics, urban mobility, infrasctructure, intelligent transportation systems, and green vehicles.

  • Grant amount: 1 - 5M €
  • Funding for: Research, development, and demonstration
  • Upcoming deadlines: No calls

FFI - Hållbar produktion

The Swedish government has in cooperation with the automotive industry decided to grant 1 billion SEK in funding every year to research within innovation and development with emphasis on climate & environment and security issues. The reason for this effort is the enormous importance the Swedish automotive industry and infrastructure has to the growth of the Swedish economy. The programme Hållbar Produktionsteknik has the overall goal of contributing to the reduction of emission of fossil carbon dioxide and emission from vehicles and machines. The programme has a budget of 450 MSEK. 

  • Grant amount: 0.1 - 1.5M €
  • Funding for: Research and development
  • Upcoming deadlines: No calls

EIT Crisis Response Initiative

As part of the EU's collective efforts to tackle the COVID-19 crisis, the Euroean Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT) has launched the 'EIT Crisis Response Initiative'.

  • Grant amount: ≤500 ThousandM €
  • Funding for: Development, demonstration, and test
  • Upcoming deadlines: No calls

LIFE

The LIFE programme is the EU’s funding instrument for the environment and climate action. The general objective of LIFE is to contribute to the implementation, updating and development of EU environmental and climate policy and legislation by co-financing projects with European added value.

  • Grant amount: 1 - 5M €
  • Funding for: Demonstration
  • Upcoming deadlines: No calls

Horizon 2020 Energy

With support from Horizon 2020 Energy you will be able to conduct international research projects in support of EU policies for energy. Support will be given to projects within the three areas of energy efficiency, low carbon technologies (wind, solar, geothermal, hydro, biofuels, heating and cooling etc), and smart cities and communities.

  • Grant amount: 1 - 5M €
  • Funding for: Research, development, and demonstration
  • Upcoming deadlines: No calls

FFI - Trafiksäkerhet och automatiserade fordon

This programme will contribute to the long term vision of zero traffic related deaths, mainly by promoting the development of safer vehicles in a modern road infrastructure.

  • Grant amount: 0.1 - 1.5M €
  • Funding for: Research and development
  • Upcoming deadlines: No calls

MUDP

The Environmental Technology Development Program (MUDP) supports the development of technologies, processes and/or services within environmental technology. MUDP supports projects within eight primary areas: Water, climate adjustment, circular economy and the reuse of resources in waste, cleaner air, less noise, fewer problematic chemicals, industrial environmental efforts, and ecological construction.

  • Grant amount: 0.07 - 2.5M €
  • Funding for: Development and demonstration
  • Upcoming deadlines: No calls

The Danish Maritime Fund

The purpose of The Maritime Fund is to strengthen and develop the shipping and ship building industries with the aim of creating new jobs and strengthening the companies in the industry.

  • Grant amount: 0.07 - 0.3M €
  • Funding for: Research and development
  • Upcoming deadlines: No calls

Innofounder

Innofounder supports entrepreneurship and start-ups in the early phase, where technology, product, service and business model are not yet fully developed. The program runs over 12 months and provides financial support in the form of a monthly scholarship and a grant as well as sparring.

  • Grant amount: 0.03 - 0.2M €
  • Funding for: Research and development
  • Upcoming deadlines: No calls

Horizon 2020 Environment

With support from Horizon 2020 Environment you will be able to conduct international research projects in support of EU policies for environment. Support will be given to projects aimed at mitigating negative environmental impacts, i.e. projects aimed at waste and recycling, water innovation, and carbon emissions reduction and climate protection.

  • Grant amount: 1 - 5M €
  • Funding for: Research, development, and demonstration
  • Upcoming deadlines: No calls

EIC Accelerator Pilot

The EIC Accelerator Pilot is part of Horizon 2020. The EIC Accelerator Pilot offers excellent opportunities for individual SMEs to conduct R&D projects. There are no specific themes, but it is a requirement that the project focuses on developing and scaling up high-risk innovations, boosting the growth of the SME.

  • Grant amount: 0.5 - 2.5M €
  • Funding for: Research, development, demonstration, and test
  • Upcoming deadlines: No calls

Fast Track to Innovation

Fast Track to Innovation (FTI) aims to reduce the time from idea to market by supporting projects undertaking innovation from the demonstration stage through to market uptake. FTI is the only fully bottom-up measure in Horizon 2020 promoting close-to-market innovation activities and open to all types of participants. Industry participation is required. 

  • Grant amount: 1 - 3M €
  • Funding for: Development and demonstration
  • Upcoming deadlines: No calls

Vinnova

Vinnova is Sweden’s innovation agency. Vinnova promotes sustainable growth by improving the conditions for innovation and by funding needs-driven research collaborations between companies, universities, research institutes and the public sector. 

  • Grant amount: 0.02 - 2M €
  • Funding for: Research and development
  • Upcoming deadlines: No calls

FFI - Miljö & Energi

The Swedish government has in cooperation with the automotive industry decided to grant 1 billion SEK in funding every year to research within innovation and development with emphasis on climate & environment and security issues. The reason for this effort is the enormous importance the Swedish automotive industry and infrastructure has to the growth of the Swedish economy. FFI - Energi & Miljö is a programme directed towards all stakeholders within the automotive and transportation industry that want to conduct research on the reduction of emission of fossil carbon dioxid. The grant scheme totals 450 MSEK

  • Grant amount: 3M €
  • Funding for: Research and development
  • Upcoming deadlines: No calls