Public funding schemes within: Material and production technology

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Missionsbooster

The Missionsbooster special programme supports projects in which small and medium-sized enterprises, in collaboration with a university or GTS institute, contribute to future solutions to green challenges in four mission areas:

  • Capture, storage or use of CO2
  • Green fuels for transport and industry (Power-to-X etc.)
  • Climate- and environment-friendly agriculture and food production
  • Circular economy with a focus on plastics and textiles

Missionsbooster grants support between 1.5M DKK and 5M DKK.

  • Grant amount: 0.2 - 0.7M €
  • Funding for: Research, development, demonstration, and test
  • Upcoming deadlines: 1 call

Innobooster

Innobooster invests in promising ideas that contribute to solving society's challenges within green technology, health technology and job- and growth-creating innovation.

Does your company have a gross profit of min. 250,000 DKK in the most recent financial year or an external investment of min. 100,000 DKK over the last 3 years? Then you may be eligible to apply for support of between 50,000 and 5 mil. DKK for development and market maturation of your new product or service.

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

Horizon Europe: Food, Bioeconomy, Natural Resources, Agriculture and Environment

The focus for Horizon Europe Food, Bioeconomy, Natural Resources, Agriculture and Environment is to enhance and balance environmental, social and economic goals and to put human economic activities on a path towards sustainability. The overall focus is to reduce environmental degradation, halt and reverse the decline of biodiversity and better manage natural resources while meeting the EU’s climate objectives and ensuring food and water security.

  • Grant amount:
  • Funding for: Research, development, demonstration, and test
  • Upcoming deadlines: No calls

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

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

Mission-driven green research and innovation partnerships (Innomission Partnerships)

Innovation Fund Denmark will invest in mission-driven green research and innovation partnerships (Innomission-partnerships) to accelerate the development of cutting-edge solutions ranging all the way from strategic coherent research to commercialization, with an equal focus on short-, mid - and long-term impact. The grant accepts the following four themes for investment:

Mission 1: Capture and storage or use of CO2

Mission 2: Green fuels for transport and industry (Power-to-X, etc.)

Mission 3: Climate and eco-friendly agriculture and food production

Mission 4: Circular economy with focus on plastic waste and textiles

  • Grant amount: 13 - 25M €
  • Funding for: Research, development, demonstration, and test
  • Upcoming deadlines: No calls

Horizon Europe: Digital, Industry and Space

The Horizon Europe: Digital, Industry and Space Cluster supports research and innovation that contribute to EU maintaining a strong industrial and technology presence in key parts of digital and other supply chains, in industrial ecosystems while safeguarding its ability to access and operate safely in space. There are six specific areas of impact contained in this Horizon Europe Cluster 4:

  • Climate-neutral, circular, and digitised production
  • Increased autonomy in key strategic value chains for resilient industry
  • World leading data and computing technologies
  • Digital and emerging technologies for competitiveness and fit for the Green Deal
  • Open strategic autonomy in developing, deploying and using global space-based infrastructures, services applications and data
  • A human-centred and ethical development of digital and industrial technologies.
  • Grant amount: 1 - 5M €
  • Funding for: Research, development, demonstration, and test
  • Upcoming deadlines: No calls

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.

  • Grant amount: 0.5 - 1.5M €
  • Funding for: Research and development
  • 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

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

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

EUopSTART

EUopSTART offers grants for the preparatory work of Danish companies and research institutions that want to apply for EU funding. 

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

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 in some cases demonstration. 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: No calls

EIC Accelerator

The EIC Accelerator aims to create and promote co-investment by initiating support where market response is absent and/or insufficient. EIC Accelerator addresses start-ups and SMEs who have developed a radically new highly risky idea underpinned by a business plan for rolling out marketable innovation solutions and with a potential to scale up.

  • Grant amount: 0.5 - 15M €
  • Funding for: Development, demonstration, test, and adaptation
  • 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

Horizon 2020 Advanced Materials, Manufacturing and Processing

With the support from Horizon 2020 Advanced Materials, Manufacturing and Processing, you can undertake international R&D projects that support EU’s politics in materials, nanotechnology, biotechnology, and production. Grants are given to projects within the following categories: nanotechnologies, advanced materials, advanced manufacturing and processing, and biotechnology.

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

Horizon Europe: Climate, Energy and Mobility

Horizon Europe: Climate, Energy and Mobility supports international projects that accelerate the green and digital transitions with the goal of achieving climate neutrality in Europe by 2050. The fund supports projects that aim to deliver:

  • A sustainable energy supply that is accessible for all
  • A more efficient and sustainable use of energy
  • Environmentally friendly, safe and resilient transport services for passengers and goods.
  • Grant amount: 0.2 - 1M €
  • Funding for: Research, development, demonstration, and test
  • Upcoming deadlines: No calls

Industrial Researcher

Innovation Fund Denmark’s Industrial Researcher Programme aims to bridge the gap between companies and universities. The programme provides support to private companies and public institutions to hire a PhD student or post.doc graduate to carry out business-oriented research projects in collaboration with a university.

  • Grant amount: 0.03 - 0.1M €
  • Funding for: Research
  • Upcoming deadlines: No calls

Innofounder

Innofounder funds knowledgebased projects in the early stages where development of the technology, product, service and business model has not yet been completed. The Innofounder programme runs for 12 months and provides economic support in the form of monthly grants for up to three founders as well as a development grant of DKK 100.000. The acceleration programme provides mentoring, presentations by experts, pitch events and much more.

  • Grant amount: 0.05 - 0.1M €
  • Funding for: Research and development
  • Upcoming deadlines: No calls

MUDP - The Danish Eco-Innovation program

The Danish Eco-Innovation Program (MUDP) supports projects that contribute to the UN Sustainable development Goals by either: Stopping the decline of biodiversity and nature, slowing down global warming, adapting society to a changing climate, protecting human health from pollution and giving everyone access to clean water, air and rich nature or ensuring sustainable consumption of the Earth's resources.

MUDP can support projects ranging from preliminary projects where strengths and weaknesses must be clarified, over projects in the development, demonstration and test phase to so-called lighthouse projects, where environmental technology solutions are rolled out in full scale.

  • Grant amount: 0.07 - 1.3M €
  • Funding for: Development, demonstration, and test
  • 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