Eureka and Sweden

Swedish organisations participating in international R&D projects are eligible for funding through our Network projects, Globalstars, Eurostars and Clusters programmes. If you are based in Sweden and seeking funding for an R&D project, your first point of contact is with Vinnova (Sweden’s Innovation Agency). Vinnova supports Swedish organisations interested in international collaboration giving them access to expertise and supporting their growth.

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Sweden offers you


Partner search

Vinnova can help you to find project partners by contacting other national funding bodies in Eureka’s network (consisting of over 45 member countries). For more information on how to find project partners, contact Vinnova or consult the Enterprise Europe Network’s (EEN) online database. Vinnova also recommends contacting the EU SME support office for advice and support with your application.


Advice services and support tools

Vinnova offers advice and support from concept to commercialisation for organisations collaborating on international R&D projects. Vinnova has a designated free advisory programme (EU SME support) that offers expert support in project proposal writing for Swedish SMEs wishing to apply to Eureka’s funding programmes.

Sweden funds

  • Clusters (4 funded)

    Industry-driven programmes with thematic communities of experts, large companies, SMEs, universities and research organisations. Collaborate on R&D projects of any size.

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  • Eurostars (funded)

    Innovative SMEs lead international project consortia and receive national and EU funding to realise their innovation.

    Discover Eurostars
  • Globalstars (funded)

    Calls for R&D projects with partners in a specific country outside the Eureka network.

    Discover Globalstars
  • Network projects

    A flexible programme for R&D projects with any technological focus. You can propose or join a project at any time or take part in our regular calls.

    Discover Network projects
  • Innowwide (funded)

    Innovative SMEs receive a grant of 60,000 euro to assess the viability of research or commercial ambitions in international target markets.

    Discover Innowwide
  • Investment readiness

    Connecting startups and SMEs with corporate venturing teams and investors. Participate in international missions and corporate activities.

    Discover Investment readiness

The programme that interests you isn’t listed as funded? 

We recommend that you get in touch with your national contact to talk about funding options even if a programme is listed as not funded. There might still be funding available.

In the absence of any national funding support, it is still possible to participate in a project by self-funding.

Contacts in Sweden

  • Peter Lindberg

    Peter Lindberg - Main contact/ National Project Coordinator (NPC)

  • Kim Silvasti

    Kim Silvasti - Eurostars advisor

  • Frédéric Pillot

    Frédéric Pillot - Clusters advisor

Contact your national funding body