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Antibiotic resistance on top of the agenda at ESOF 2014 in Copenhagen

Published: : 6/30/2014

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.

Antibiotic resistance on top of the agenda at ESOF 2014 in Copenhagen

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

Published: : 6/30/2014

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.

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

Sweden leads the EU innovation league

Published: : 4/8/2014

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.

Sweden leads the EU innovation league

Third bilateral Swiss-Swedish Call for R&D Project Outlines

Published: : 4/8/2014

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.

Third bilateral Swiss-Swedish Call for R&D Project Outlines

Welcome to the EURAXESS Roadshow

Published: : 2/10/2014

To promote EURAXESS, the EURAXESS Roadshow is now on tour and coming to a town near you! With 29 stops in 22 cities, the Roadshow will be providing students and young researchers across Europe with the opportunity to mobilise their research careers by trying out EURAXESS. The Roadshow takes place during 3rd March – 30th April. On March 12th the EURAXESS Roadshow will visit Lund University.

Welcome to the EURAXESS Roadshow

Horizon 2020 National Launch Event Sweden

Published: : 1/28/2014

On January 1, the European Commission launched an extensive investment in research and innovation - Horizon 2020. The new framework programme has a budget of about 80 billion euros.The Swedish national launch event of Horizon 2020 will take place on January 29th at the Clarion Sign Hotel in Stockholm. You can follow the event via the VINNOVA website.

Horizon 2020 National Launch Event Sweden

Meet VINNOVA at Destination Europe in San Francisco

Published: : 11/25/2013

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 San Francisco on December 12-13. The Swedish national public research and innovation administration will be represented in the exhibition by VINNOVA, The Swedish Research Council, SSF - the Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research and FORMAS - the Swedish Research Council for Environment, Agricultural Sciences and Spatial Planning.

Meet VINNOVA at Destination Europe in San Francisco

FP7 and Horizon 2020 - New publication

Published: : 11/25/2013

The aim of the study is to map EU FP7 support services in the Nordic countries and analyse what services are needed in the forthcoming Framework Programme, Horizon 2020. It's a joint effort by the Nordic countries to find ways to develop their services to enhance national participation in the Framework Programme.

FP7 and Horizon 2020 - New publication

Second Evaluation of VINN Excellence Centres

Published: : 11/25/2013

VINNOVA and its predecessors have since 1995 funded competence research centres with an effort to build bridges between science and industry in Sweden by creating excellent academic research environments in which industrial companies participate actively and persistently in order to deliver long-term benefits.

Second Evaluation of VINN Excellence Centres

Welcome to the conference Innovation Policy for the Future

Published: : 11/15/2013

Competition is global. Old industry sectors change and transform, regions specialise, and cities expand. To stay competitive it is not enough just to focus on research, regional development, or traditional industry. VINNOVA together with the Ministry of Enterprise, Energy and Communications, invite you to the conference Innovation Policy for the Future, on december 12 in Stockholm.

Welcome to the conference Innovation Policy for the Future

VINNOVA at ICT 2013: Create, Connect and Grow

Published: : 11/14/2013

The EU Conference ICT 2013: Create, Connect and Grow occurred during Lithuania's Presidency on 6-8 November in Vilnius. More than 5000 participants from business, research and society in Europe attended the conference. Many delegates visited the VINNOVA networking booth on Innovation Capacity in the Public Sector.

VINNOVA at ICT 2013: Create, Connect and Grow

Sweden one of the EU innovation leaders

Published: : 9/17/2013

Sweden, Germany, Ireland and Luxembourg are the EU Member States getting the most out of innovation, according to a new indicator proposed by the European Commission. The "Indicator of Innovation Output" measures the extent to which ideas from innovative sectors are able to reach the market, providing better jobs and making Europe more competitive.

Sweden one of the EU innovation leaders

Sweden second runner up in the Global Innovation Index 2013

Published: : 7/2/2013

Sweden is one of the world's most innovative countries shows this year's Global Innovation Index (GII). The list is topped by Switzerland with UK in third place.

Sweden second runner up in the Global Innovation Index 2013

Sweden and Brazil cooperate on innovation

Published: : 5/13/2013

On 9 May the VINNOVA and FINEP, one of Brazil's largest funders of research and innovation, arranged an Innovation Forum in Rio de Janeiro. In conjunction with the forum, a new cooperation agreement between the two parties was signed.

Sweden and Brazil cooperate on innovation

Gold award to Sweden in Celtic Awards 2013

Published: : 3/20/2013

Four excellent ICT projects were awarded at Celtic-Plus Event 2013. The 4GBB project coordinated by Sweden won the gold award. For some years Celtic has honoured the most successful and most promising finished projects with an excellence award. The prestigious Celtic-Plus Innovation Award was given to the very successful 100GET project.

Gold award to Sweden in Celtic Awards 2013

Interested in developing robotics to elderly? New international pre-commercial procurement launched by SILVER

Published: : 3/8/2013

Europe is facing difficult challenges in the health and elderly sector with an increasing ageing population which requires more care services. Through robotic based technology, elderly will be able to live longer in their own homes even if they have physical or cognitive disabilities. This is the idea behind a new international pre-commercial procurement launched by the EU-project SILVER. Innovative companies are invited to develop robotic solutions that can enhance the quality of life for the elderly.

Interested in developing robotics to elderly? New international pre-commercial procurement launched by SILVER

International Cooperation with Actors in China for Eco-Innovations - call for proposals

Published: : 2/28/2013

VINNOVA is now opening a call for cooperation with actors in China under the International Cooperation for Eco-Innovations programme. VINNOVA and MOST in China are implementing parallel calls in each country. The Swedish Energy Agency is participating in the energy-related parts.

International Cooperation with Actors in China for Eco-Innovations - call for proposals

Foto: Alf Kronvall/VINNOVA

Foto: Alf Kronvall/VINNOVA

British top politicians visit VINNOVA

Published: : 2/19/2013

Today, Ed Miliband, leader of the British Labour Party, together with members of his shadow cabinet visited VINNOVA. Miliband said that innovation issues are a priority for him and that he wanted to learn more about how Sweden manages innovations.

British top politicians visit VINNOVA

Joint Indo-Swedish Innovation Call: Health and Disease prevention

Published: : 2/11/2013

The Department of Biotechnology, Government of India (DBT), VINNOVA and the Swedish Research Council has announced a joint Indo-Swedish Innovation Call: Health and Disease prevention. The goal of the programme is to support long-term Indo-Swedish research and innovation collaboration in the field of Health.

Joint Indo-Swedish Innovation Call: Health and Disease prevention

Plan your application to the Nordic-Baltic Mobility Programmes 2013

Published: : 1/11/2013

Civil servants and business/industry stakeholders in the Nordic and Baltic countries are welcome to apply for funding from the mobility programme.

Plan your application to the Nordic-Baltic Mobility Programmes 2013

The Swedish innovation system - new web pages

Published: : 1/8/2013

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. We present the Swedish system for innovation in figures and the external factors that guide the work of VINNOVA.

The Swedish innovation system - new web pages

VINNOVA launches programme on mobility

Published: : 12/19/2012

VINNOVA has now launched the new Mobility for Growth programme. It supports qualification of experienced researchers in international collaboration projects between Swedish and international organisations.

VINNOVA launches programme on mobility

New anthology on gender and innovation

Published: : 11/26/2012

VINNOVA is launching a new anthology, Promoting innovation, using a gender perspective to analyse constraining structures in innovation systems.

New anthology on gender and innovation

Effects of Swedish participation in EUREKA projects

Published: : 10/16/2012

EUREKA is a pan-European network for market-oriented and industrial-related R&D. A new report presents results of an analysis investigating the impacts of participation in EUREKA industrial R&D projects on Swedish actors.

Effects of Swedish participation in EUREKA projects

A new unique material library in Sweden

Published: : 10/12/2012

The latest newsletter about Baltic Sea cooperation presents a unique library of materials produced in Northern Europe and the collaboration with a Russian water treatment company on new water treatment technology.

A new unique material library in Sweden

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