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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


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


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


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

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

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

Horizon 2020 Security

With support from Horizon 2020 Security you will be able to conduct international research projects in support of EU policies for security. Support will be given to projects related to natural disaster resilience, crime and terrorism, border and external security, and digital security.

  • Grant amount: 1 - 5M €
  • Funding for: Research, development, and demonstration
  • 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

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