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The Weekly Flow – Week 45 – 2021

Postat den 14th November, 2021, 16:13 av caliac

The latest news, views, and announcements in KM Vatten, Week 45

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The funding issue

3 exciting funding opportunities in the fields of water, sustainability, business and innovation

EU Regional Development Fund

A current call for EU Regional Development Funds (ERDF) is open to 50% financing of seed funding projects in Småland and the islands.

ERDF will co-finance up to 400.000 SEK seed funding projects that are co-financed by the regions in Småland (Kronoberg, Kalmar, Jönköping, Gotland). The regions may provide up to 50% co-financing of total seed project (prestudy) budget.

The goals of the ERDF with this call is the development of smart transformation of small and medium business, especially in the areas of innovation, digitalization, circular economy, effectivization of energy or renewable energy sources, and adaptation to climate change.

The Småland + Island Regions prioritize smart specialization, diversification and renewal of SMEs in collaboration with accademia.


Current call available at Lnu ad: https://lnu.se/medarbetare/forum/horisont-europa—eus-nya-ramprogram-for-forskning-och-innovation/tillvaxtverket-har-oppnat-en-utlysning-fran-europeiska-regionalutvecklingsfond-/

Deadline to Tillväxtverket is 13 December. Co-financing decision from a region must be secured prior to ERUF application.

Do you have an idea you want to develop? Want to learn more for future applications?


Contact Inga Aflaki for consultation or to connect you with Region Kalmar / Kronoberg.



Junior researchers – just for you!  

BalticWaters2030 Scholarship program for junior researchers


Deadline: 20 December 2021

Extent of aid

Funds of up to SEK 200,000 can be applied for for equipment, field studies, equipment and travel that are necessary to carry out the research. Salary funds will not be distributed. The scholarship can be awarded a maximum of twice to the same applicant. The foundation intends to distribute a maximum of SEK 1.5 million per year for this purpose.

Read more: https://balticwaters2030.org/stipendieprogram




KM Vatten Funding   

KM Vatten Call for Seed Funding

Deadline: December 10th 2021

The latest call for seed funding/funding for pilot projects  has now been announced!

The Linnaeus Knowledge Environment: Water (KM Water) invites applications for seed funding and funding of pilot projects to support cross faculty collaborations connected to water issues. KM Water can support approximately 5 projects with funding for novel ideas addressing cross faculty questions connected to societal relevance issues.

KM Vatten seed funds can support the preparation of applications to external funders or for making pre-investigations of new ideas, and/or fund a pilot project that addresses the objectives of KM Water. Applications should preferably involve at least 2 faculties, or/and a collaboration with at least one non-academic partner.

The amount of money available per project is max 200,000 kr and can be used to cover time for external funding proposal writing, cover operation costs and salaries or buy external services.

You can find more information about this call here: https://lnu.se/mot-linneuniversitetet/kunskapsmiljoer/vatten/




**Got something to share with KM Vatten? Do you have a new research project, a newly published paper or an idea? Write to  caliac@lnu.se



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