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Strategic innovation program Smart Built Environment - Test beds/Verification projects

Last day of application: Preliminary 11/05/2016

Day of decision: Preliminary 30/06/2016

The strategic innovation program Smart Built Environment is part of strategic innovation areas. Vinnova, Formas and the Swedish Energy Agency Formas collaborate on the venture ”Strategic innovation areas”. The purpose of the venture is to create conditions for international competitiveness as well as to find sustainable solutions to global challenges for societies. On 22 March at 14:00, the first call of the Smart Built Environment program opens. This call focus on test beds and demonstration platforms based on the possibilities by digitalization.

The part of the call concerning test beds will be handled in a two-step procedure. In the first step it is possible to apply for a pilot study for the establishment of a test bed or development of an existing test bed. The applications which addresses the assessment criteria’s most successfully will then be able to apply for a full scale test bed in the next step.

The calls for Test beds / verification projects and Digital business models are targeted to the sector of built environment and will involve a total of up to 20 million SEK. There is a requirement of co-financing by the applying organizations equivalent of 50% of the project 's total costs.

The call text is only available in Swedish.


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Questions regarding evaluation process and legal aspects.

Hanna Ridefelt, Senior Research Officer, Formas
Telephone: +46 (0)73 646 27 20

Smart Built Environment

Questions regarding the content of the call.

Olle Samuelsson, Programme Director
Telephone: +46 (0)70 329 04 42

Rikard Espling, Programme Leader
Telefon: +46 (0)72 701 83 01

Administrative assistance

Elisabeth Tejme, Research Administrator, Formas
Telephone: +46 (0)8 775 40 17

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Hanna Ridefelt