Design Fund - deadline February 10th

February 1st, 2022

The Design Fund is open for applications and the deadline i February 10th.The Design Fund allocates grants to diverse projects in the field design and architecture in Iceland: development, research, production, marketing and travel. Allocation is March 10th. 

The role of the Design Fund is to promote innovation and value creation in the field of design and architecture with financial support and advice, and facilitate promotion and marketing abroad that enhances the export of Icelandic design.

This is the first allocation of 2022.

Development and research grants

are intended to support research and the development of new ideas or solutions. Development and research grants can amount to a maximum of 2 million ISK. A project which has already received a development and research grant has a possibility of receiving a project grant at a later stage.

Project grants

are intended to support new ideas or solutions which have been developed and shaped and have reached implementation or production stage. Project grants can amount to a maximum of 5 million ISK. A project that has received a project grant has the possibility of receiving a marketing and communications grant later.

Travel grants

are intended to support designers and architects in taking part in international cooperation and promotional projects, exhibitions, events, conferences or business planning. It is possible to apply for a travel grant for one individual or more for the same trip. Thirty travel grants altogether will be awarded for the amount of 100.000 ISK each.

February 1st, 2022
Álfrún Pálsdóttir


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