During this side event, you will learn more about funding opportunities for international research projects on software innovation and digital transition. Vinnova, ITEA and experienced project partners will provide you the necessary information on how you can join and what benefits you can expect from participating.

Susanne Liljeblad from Vinnova will share information about the eligibility criteria and funding outlook in Sweden for innovative RD&I projects. ITEA Chairwoman Zeynep Sarılar will briefly introduce you to ITEA and its processes. And finally, two experienced ITEA project partners will share the results from their participation and advice on how you can successfully co-innovate with/as Swedish partners in ITEA. At the end, there will be sufficient time for Q&A.


  • Susanne Liljeblad, Programma Manager, Vinnova
  • Zeynep Sarılar, Chairwoman, ITEA
  • Hubertus Tummescheit, CSO, Modelon
  • Mark van Helvoort, Program Manager Public-Private Partnerships MRI, Philips

About the organiser

ITEA is the Eureka RD&I Cluster on software innovation, enabling a large international community of large industry, SMEs, start-ups, academia and customer organisations, to collaborate in funded projects that turn innovative ideas into new businesses, jobs, economic growth and benefits for society.