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 2.7 billion per year and has about 200 employees, working from offices in Stockholm and Brussels. 

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  • 4th Swiss-Swedish Call for R&D Project Outlines

    10 September 2014

    As a part of the Swiss-Swedish Innovation Initiative (SWII), Switzerland and Sweden have jointly announced the fourth bilateral “Switzerland-Sweden Call for R&D Project Outlines” within the EUREKA and Eurostars programs. The new call focuses on: materials for health care applications, hard and soft coatings, materials for light weight structures & engineered materials and new metallic materials.

    About the call
  • Swedish SME finalist in EUREKA Innovation Award

    9 September 2014

    For the first time in the history of the EUREKA Innovation Awards, all partners in EUREKA projects concluded since 2010 were asked to self-nominate their own project. The expert Jury panel has now selected the three finalists for the EUREKA Innovation Award 2014. One of the finalists is PRO FACTORY E!5063 which is led by Flexprop, a Swedish SME based in south Sweden, working with light weight production technology.

    About Eureka Innovation Award
  • Meet VINNOVA at Destination Europe in Atlanta

    9 September 2014

    Destination Europe is a forum for leading European research organisations and funders to present the opportunities they offer to researchers and innovators from anywhere in the world. The forum takes place in Atlanta on October 17th.

    About Destination Europe
  • Antibiotic resistance on top of the agenda at ESOF 2014 in Copenhagen

    30 June 2014

    Antibiotic resistances was on top of the agenda when the Swedish research funders (Formas, Forte, Swedish Research Council and VINNOVA) arranged a scientific session on antibiotic resistance: Antibiotic resistance: A ticking timebomb. Take global action now! at ESOF 2014, Euro Science Open Forum in Copenhagen 24 June.

    About ESOF 2014
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