Develops Sweden's innovation capacity for sustainable growth and benefiting society
The EU’s Framework Programme for Research and Technical Development represents the Union’s foremost instrument for the realisation of the ambitions expressed in the form of the European Research Area. The current programme, which is the seventh, FP7, runs between 2007 and 2013.
VINNOVA has the national responsibility for providing information and advice on the programme and works with the FP7 in several ways, we:
VINNOVA can provide grants for feasibility studies to small and medium-sized companies that wish to apply to the EU Framework Programme. See SMINT. VINNOVA also provides special grants for project co-ordinators in order to co-fund the work on drawing up applications for the EU Framework Programme.