According to Swedish law all visitors to a website must be informed of why cookies are used and be given the opportunity to refuse their use. A cookie is a small text file, containing information, which is stored on your computer.

We use cookies  for purely technical purposes in order to obtain statistics about our visitors. This helps us to improve the website for the user. Cookies are also used if you are using the shopping cart in our webshop. Vinnova does not save any personal data via cookies. Information about visitors cannot be traced.

No functionality of Vinnova's website requires the use of cookies. You can choose not to give your consent to the website storing cookies on your computer. However, this may mean that you do not have access to all pages on the website.

New cookie rules from 1 July 2011

Since 1 July of 2011 cookie files may only be saved on a visitor’s computer if the visitor is informed why they are stored and consents to their storage.

The Swedish Post and Telecom Authority (PTS) has produced information about the new cookie rules for visitors to websites. The PTS is the authority responsible for monitoring the field of electronic communications in Sweden.
Questions and answers about cookies for users (PTS)

The PTS has also produced information for website owners. According to the information, the PTS wants to give the website owners “time and space to produce a solution that works for both websites and users”.
Questions and answers about cookies for website owners (PTS)

Vinnova has started efforts to implement the legal requirements with regard to our website.

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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