Increased collaboration and utilisation of research in the food system


You can apply for a grant that supports collaboration in the food system, and for a project that aims at turning research results into practice, with the goal to create a competitive and sustainable food chain.


Researchers, public organisations, private companies and industry associations. At least one researcher participating in the project must have a doctoral degree. Special regulations on provisions on de minimis aid are applied for private companies in this call.


You can apply between 50 000–500 000 SEK for a project that can last up to one year.

Given decision: 2019-12-12 12:00

Formas announces grants to support collaboration and transformation of research results to practice with the purpose to creating a competitive and sustainable food chain in line with the goals of the Swedish food strategy.


Preliminary decisions. Please note that only decisions published in Prisma is a guarantee of granted funding.

The Call aims at enabling activities that bridge knowledge into practice in the food system. Researchers, public organizations, private companies, industry associations and other organizations that are approved by Formas as administrating organizations are eligible to apply for grants.

Activities that may be funded can, for example, be targeted communication activities, activities on innovation and utilization of research, or grants for relevant network and meeting fora for researchers and practitioners. Proposals should be based on on-going or recently finished research, or be innovative communication initiatives that increase knowledge for relevant target groups.

Call text


Increased collaboration and utilisation of research in the food system (pdf) , 406.2 kB.


In the call text you will find everything you need to know when applying. For example what the application shall contain, how the application is registered in the application system Prisma, information about administrating organizations, evaluation criteria and the assessment process.

The applications in this call will be evaluated continuously, which means that they will be handled as soon as they have been registered in Prisma. The review will be performed as soon as possible. Grant decisions will be made on the 12th of December at the latest.

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Updated:5 November 2020