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Partnership model

Besides funding from Vinnova and the regions/municipalities who are funding our regional teams, all partners are asked to contribute to AI Sweden on an annual basis.

The annual fees and other contributions are listed below per partner category

Partner category
Annual fee*
Corporate & Global tech partner*
SEK 500 000
Product-based companies with more than 250 employees.
Medium-sized companies, consulting firms, and news media companies
SEK 250 000
Companies with fewer than 250 employees, companies mainly providing consulting services, or news media services.
Small businesses
SEK 100 000
Companies with fewer than 50 employees.
AI-focused startups (by invitation only)
In-kind contribution of SEK 100 000
Young data-driven companies providing tools related to AI development.
Public organizations**
SEK 250 000
Individual municipalities, regions, authorities etc
Universities and research institutes
In-kind contributions of SEK 500 000
Small research institutes or individual faculties or similar are discussed on a case-by-case basis.

* Global tech partners additionally contribute with in-kind donations or other non-cash contributions corresponding to SEK 500 000 per year.
** Municipalities with less than 50,000 inhabitants are discussed on a case-by-case basis.


From 2022, the partnership runs for each calendar year with automatic extension if not canceled with 3 months' notice.

Partners joining during the second half of a calendar year commit to the remaining part of that year and the following year.

Investments for specific programs or projects are managed separately.