In pursuance of the Agreement on Scientific and Technological Cooperation between the Government of the Republic of India and the Government of the Kingdom of Sweden concluded on 9th December 2005 at Stockholm, acknowledging the Sweden-India Innovation Partnership for a Sustainable Future from 17th April 2018 onwards in Science, Technology and Innovation for the period 2018 – 2021.
In this reference, a Protocol of Cooperation in the fields of Science & Technology between the Department of Science & Technology, Government of India and the Swedish Governmental Agency for Innovation Systems (VINNOVA), Sweden for the period 2018-2021 entered into force on 31st October 2018 both the governments have created funding mechanisms through which companies may seek support for joint India-Sweden research and development (R&D) projects and other activities intended to generate new or expanded research and technology-based partnerships between the two countries. This India-Sweden program aims to foster and support the development of collaborative R&D projects that bring together companies, research organizations, academics and other collaborators from both countries for the joint development of innovative products or processes. It aims to stimulate innovative R&D projects that address a specific market need or challenge; demonstrate high industrial relevance and commercial potential; and aim to deliver benefit to all participants, and more broadly, to both nations. These projects help participants to become more competitive by developing global research-based alliances with the potential to foster increased or expanded international R&D collaboration.
Eligible Technology Sector:
Current RFP invites collaborative Applications in following areas:
- Smart Cities and Clean Technologies
- Transport & mobility (Electrical vehicles, Autonomous vehicles, Traffic safety, Mobility as a service, Reduction in traffic congestion, Digital solutions, etc.)
- Environmental technologies (Eco–system services, Clean water and air, Waste management, Renewable energy, etc.)
- Circular and bio-based economy (Bio-based materials, Bio-fuels, Resource efficiency in consumption and production, Waste-to-wealth, etc.)
- Energy (Reduced energy consumption and carbon dioxide emissions, Alternative fuels and mobile energy sources, Renewable energy, Energy storage, Resource-efficient infrastructure planning, etc.)
- City planning (ICT for urban technical supply, Geodata, tools for dialogue with citizens, etc.)
- Digitalisation and Internet of Things (IoT)
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