Seeking new opportunities to cooperate with Brazil? Apply for the Staff exchange for applied AI-research 2.0 call

If cooperating with Brazil is part of your plans, we have some excellent news!! Vinnova has launched a call for proposals focused on the mobility of teams in Artificial Intelligence (AI) in industrial research or experimental development. Swedish...

If cooperating with Brazil is part of your plans, we have some excellent news!! Vinnova has launched a call for proposals focused on the mobility of teams in Artificial Intelligence (AI) in industrial research or experimental development. Swedish companies, public organizations or research organizations can participate. Researchers can come from Sweden to Brazil or vice versa! Watch out for the deadlines, February 26th, March 31th, April 30th and September 30th.

The main objective is to increase the organization´s AI competence and initiate long-term cooperation.

Who can apply?

Sweden´s companies, public organizations and research organizations

How much can you apply for?

You can apply for a maximum of SEK 500.000.

If the grant is funding a Swedish employee visiting Brazil, the person should have completed formal training in AI or have the experience that enable to gain expert knowledge within the area. If the grant is covering costs for inviting a person from Brazil, the researcher must have expertise knowledge in AI, for example a PhD degree in AI or another expert knowledge that is vital to the project.

Important dates

There will be four important dates for project evaluation during the year: 

  • February 26th,
  • March 31 th,
  • April 30th and
  • September 30th

Vinnova´s intention is to announce the decision no later than two months after the application has been submitted.

Activities

The funding may cover a staff exchange between one month to six months. The exchange can be spread over a 12-month period. The funded individual must work within the area of applied AI but there is the possibility of non-technical aspects like ethics or other required expert knowledge. However, the funding is aimed at projects working within either industrial research or experimental development.

For more information: https://www.vinnova.se/globalassets/utlysningar/2019-01053/omgangar/call-for-proposals-staff-exchange-c-1.pdf1066016.pdf

If you have any doubts, please contact Vinnova.

Ana Carolina Bussacos & Jacob Paulsen