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Innovation Scholarship

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Are you ready to take your innovation to the next level?

With the Stockholm Innovation Scholarship, the City of Stockholm wants to reward creative people with bright ideas and encourage them to develop those ideas. Are you the one we are looking for? Register now.


The competition and application period begins on 17 August 2017, and closes on 12 October 2017. Scholarships will be granted in five categories.

These will be presented during a ceremony held at the Stockholm City Hall on 27 November 2017.

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To apply for Stockholm Innovation Scholarship, you must reside, work or study in Stockholm county.


Your innovation is at the forefront and could be a physical product, a service or a combination of both.

Each winning innovation will receive SEK 100 000 as well as mentorship.


Register and apply for the scholarship on this website.

One innovation in each of the following categories will be allocated a scholarship.

The Organizer

Founded in 1985, the Stockholm Innovation Scholarship is the city of Stockholm’s official innovation scholarship. The scholarship is organized by Invest Stockholm, the official investment promotion agency of the city of Stockholm. Since 2013, the scholarship also has an external financier, Stiftelsen Agne Johanssons Minnesfond, which promotes the development of inventions, innovation, and entrepreneurship.

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