Research within CEnSE is traditionally financed through external projects such as: High Speed Rail Projects, Towards a Smart Rural Europe, Forum for Renewal, several projects with the Swedish Board of Agriculture, Cluster and Innovation in the Hospitality Industry, Regional Public Transport, Regional Innovation Strategies, Cultural Heritage, Regional Labor Market studies, and Ageing and Entrepreneurship, financed by, among others, Vinnova, Formas, Wallenberg foundation, Forte, and Erasmus +. Starting in 2018 CEnSE also receives strategic funding from JIBS with the intention to strengthen the center.