Are you an organisation in one of this programme's 14 available countries? Are you looking to import new technology to your country? Would this technology have a beneficial impact on the environment and help reduce poverty?
Demonstration Projects are international technology and knowledge exchanges involving new and sustainable solutions which positively and measurably impact the environment and poverty reduction.
Last chance to apply for a Demonstration grant is 21 October 2018. Applications for Demonstration projects will be accepted on a rolling basis until the final application date (deadline), 21 October 2018 or until all programme funds have been used.
Applications for Demonstration grants will follow a two-step procedure.
Step 1: submission of a Concept Note
Step 2: submission of a Full Application, if invited after step 1.
Fixed evaluation dates have been established to guide applicants on when submitted applications will be collected and evaluated. Since this programme period will permanently close on 31 December 2019 and considering the limited funds that are available in the programme, we highly recommend applicants to submit project ideas as early as possible - before or at the following fixed evaluation dates for Demonstration projects.
Fixed evaluation dates for Concept Notes
Fixed evaluation dates for Full Applications
For further details, please read information on "calls for applications"
Applicants must fulfil the following eligibility requirements:
Note that no organization, private or public, is eligible for funds if it is involved in any of the following:
Applications are scored based on six key areas:
Projects must fulfil the following eligibility requirements:
Examples of the costs that can be covered by Demonstration Projects grants are:
Technology or equipment investments should make up a substantial proportion of the total project cost.
The grant can range from SEK 500,000 to 1,800,000. Tillväxtverket can fund up to 50 percent of your invoiced equipment costs and up to 80 percent of your invoiced other costs. The remaining 50 percent and 20 percent, respectively, should be fully financed from other sources - either from the applicant's own resources or from other private or public financing sources such as a bank, an international organisation or a public institution.
Tillväxtverket's disbursements will be made retroactively and in relation to previously approved costs within the project. The Grant Recipient is required to present evidence (invoice, receipt etc.) on these payments. The Grant will be disbursed in three stages:
The following costs are not eligible for funding and will not be reimbursed: