VINNOVA and the outside world

VINNOVA must change in phase with the outside world. To identify and mould new activities, VINNOVA has analysed the Swedish system for innovation and the trends in the world around us that are most central for the development of our activities.

Three developmental changes are important for VINNOVA’s activities: important social challenges, globalisation and developments in innovation processes. On these pages we present the Swedish system for innovation in figures and the external factors that guide the work of VINNOVA.

About us

VINNOVA is Sweden’s innovation agency. We promote sustainable growth by improving the conditions for innovation and by funding needs-driven research.

We promote collaborations between companies, universities, research institutes and the public sector. We do this by stimulating a greater use of research, by making long-term investment in strong research and innovation environments and by developing catalytic meeting places. Our activities also focus on strengthening international cooperation.

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