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Seed funding is intended to be used to start new collaborations or expand existing ones in Sweden, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Russia, Ukraine and Belarus, and in some cases in Moldova and Georgia.
Projects must create conditions for lasting relations between organisations. Applicants can apply for up to SEK 500,000 in funding. Please note that the main applicant must be a Swedish organisation.
The Swedish Institute (SI) invites Swedish organisations to submit applications for seed funding under the framework for collaboration in the Baltic Sea region. The project activities should contribute to economically, environmentally and socially sustainable growth and development in the Baltic Sea region and vicinity through its activities there.
The Seedfunding 2016/2017 call for applications for funding in the following general areas:
- An ecologically sustainable region
- Sustainable growth from increased prosperity
- Challenges to the region
Seed funding can be awarded, for instance, for projects that:
- Set up new networks or expand and strengthen existing ones
- Prepare an application for EU funding
- Conduct a preliminary study
Who can apply for and take part in projects?
A partnership may consist of the organisations below. The main applicant must always be a Swedish organisation.
- Local authorities, regional authorities, regional development councils and county councils
- Government agencies
- Institutions of higher learning and research institutes
- Business and trade organisations
- Intergovernmental organisations
Requirements for the partnership
- A partnership must include at least three countries that qualify for funding, with the main applicant being from Sweden
- A partnership must include at least three organisations.
For more information about criteria and how to apply please visit: https://eng.si.se/areas-of-operation/scholarships-and-grants/baltic-region-seed-funding-grants/
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