AFM together with RISE have designed a specific call for “development support for AFM product ideas”. The purpose of this call is to promote the commercialization of research in Advanced Functional Materials. 

The budget is 900 kSEK/year which is for 2 to 3 projects. The call will be renewed twice a year. The chosen project runs for a maximum of 6 months.


Who can apply? Scientists connected to a group involved at AFM.

Deadline: The proposal should be sent to latest 17th March 2023 midnight.

Budget: 300 or 450 kSEK (to finance work to be performed at PEA)

Format: The proposal is one-page long (font 11), describes the technological concept/prototype, and motivates according to the 3 eligibility criteria below.

Decision: During the first week of April at the latest.

Eligibility criteria:

(i) the use of the Printed Electronics Arena (PEA) together with RISE ( to make demonstrations of concept and/or prototypes from scientific ideas coming from researchers at LIU/AFM. (Follow this link for a virtual tour of PEA.)

(ii) Involve a company or an entrepreneur (even before start-up phase) who monitors the project through regular meetings and guidance.

(iii) Involve a LIU/AFM researcher who monitors the project through regular meetings and guidance. The AFM researcher is responsible for the knowledge transfer to RISE and the follow-up of the project.