New Paths to Innovation

VINNOVA´s vision is for Sweden to be a world-leading country in research and innovation. Future competitiveness requires new paths to innovation.

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Horizon 2020 - the EU Framework Programme

VINNOVA has the national responsibility for providing information and advice on the Horizon 2020 - EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation.More about the Horizon 2020 Programme

Innovations and new technology

The purpose of this report is to summarise 40 years of research into the links between innovation, technology and research.Read "Innovations and new technology"

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VINNOVA – Sweden’s Innovation Agency

VINNOVA - Swedish Governmental Agency for Innovation Systems - is Sweden’s innovation agency. We strengthen Sweden’s innovativeness, aiding sustainable growth and benefiting society. VINNOVA invests around SEK 2 billion per year and has about 200 employees, working from offices in Stockholm and Brussels. 

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  • Sweden leads the EU innovation league

    8 April 2014

    The European Commission recently published the Innovation Union Scoreboard for 2014. The extensive survey conducted in 190 regions in the EU, Norway and Switzerland shows that Sweden is one of the most innovative countries in Europe, both seen as a country and if you look at individual regions.

  • Third bilateral Swiss-Swedish Call for R&D Project Outlines

    8 April 2014

    Sweden and Switzerland are jointly announcing a bi-lateral call for outlines for joint innovation projects under all suitable EUREKA instruments. The call is open for all topics of the Swiss-Swedish Innovation Initiative SWII.

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  • Welcome to the EURAXESS Roadshow

    10 February 2014

    To promote EURAXESS, the EURAXESS Roadshow is now on tour and coming to a town near you! With 29 stops in 22 cities, the Roadshow will be providing students and young researchers across Europe with the opportunity to mobilise their research careers by trying out EURAXESS. The Roadshow takes place during 3rd March – 30th April. On March 12th the EURAXESS Roadshow will visit Lund University.

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  • Horizon 2020 National Launch Event Sweden

    28 January 2014

    On January 1, the European Commission launched an extensive investment in research and innovation - Horizon 2020. The new framework programme has a budget of about 80 billion euros.The Swedish national launch event of Horizon 2020 will take place on January 29th at the Clarion Sign Hotel in Stockholm. You can follow the event via the VINNOVA website.

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The VINNOVA Brussels office facilitates contacts with the European Commission and other countries R&D offices.

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