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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  • 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.

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  • 25 MNOK is waiting for your innovative Nordic health and welfare projects

    30 June 2014

    Nordic Innovation together with funding partners; Tekes (FI), Vinnova (SE), Innovation Norway (NO) and Rannis (IS), has just launched a new call for proposal for innovative Nordic health and welfare projects. The aim of the call is to unite and strengthen efforts across the Nordics in order to develop a Nordic ecosystem for health innovation.

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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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