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The Demo Environment programme funds international technology transfers involving
buyers in the following 14 countries:
• Africa: Kenya, Mozambique, Tanzania, Zambia
• Asia: Bangladesh, Cambodia
• Latin America: Bolivia, Colombia and Guatemala
• Western Balkans: Bosnia and Hercegovina, Serbia
• Eastern Europe: Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine
The programme’s emphasis is on cleantech products, systems, processes, and services
which offer clear advantages over competing solutions in the following focus areas:
• Ecosystem services
• Urban development
Planning Grants are awarded to help entrepreneurs explore new markets and research
their technology’s impact on the environment and poverty reduction. In Demonstration
Projects, local actors receive financing to help them import technologies which offer
solutions to local environmental challenges.
Grants are awarded on a competitive basis. The Seller in a partnership can apply for a
Planning Grant, and the Buyer can apply for a Demonstration Project grant. However, a
partnership may not submit applications for both grants during a single call for
The Demo Environment programme is financed by The Swedish Agency for
Development Cooperation (Sida), and has been managed by The Swedish Agency for
Economic and Regional Growth (Tillva xtverket) since 2007.
Could your technology contribute to a better environment and the help reduce
poverty? Do you want to explore a new market for your product?
A Planning Grant can help you strengthen your partnerships and explore new market
opportunities for your technology or business model. A new market means a market
where you do not have an established presence or a local distributor.
Applicants must fulfil the following eligibility requirements:
• The main applicant must be a company or organisation based outside
one of the 14 countries, and its partner organisation (the potential
customer) must be legally registered in the project country.
• The partners must have signed a Memorandum of Understanding or
similar agreement before applying.
• Companies or private organisations applying must have at least 3
employees. We particularly encourage applications from small and
• Both partners must exhibit sound finances and a reasonable
turnover. They must also both have been operating for about three
Note that no organisation, private or public, is eligible for funds if it is involved in any of
• The manufacture of arms and/or their components
• The tobacco industry
Projects must fulfil the following eligibility requirements:
• The project’s activities involve exploring new market opportunities,
understanding local conditions and strengthening partnerships.
• The project involves the introduction of new technology or business
models in one of the 14 available countries.
• The technology in question has already been proven and sold in
• The project is at least six months and not longer than one year.
The following are examples of suitable project activities:
• Feasibility studies or market research investigating rules and
requirements relevant to the project country
• Meeting with partners and other local stakeholders to draw up
business plans or plan joint activities and projects
• Capacity development and sharing of knowledge between the
Applications for Demonstration Project grants are made in two steps:
1 . The first step involves submitting a project idea on which you will receive feedback that will either help you in developing your project application, or in deciding that your project does not fulfil the requirements of this programme. This step is optional but we recommend applicants to use this valuable opportunity to recive feedback.
The project idea should be written through our online form.
The online form is open between 16 August – 17 September 2017.
Applications sent in after 29th of September will not be assessed.
2. In the second step, applicants whose project ideas have been reviewed and accepted will be invited to submit a full application by 29 September 2017 .