In this evaluation report Vinnova presents the second evaluations of the initiatives in the first call of the Vinnväxt programme in 2003. The first evaluations are presented in "Evaluation report by the Vinnväxt International Review Team" (Vinnova Report VR 2007:11).
The objective of the Vinnväxt programme is to promote sustainable growth based on international competitiveness in regions, by developing regional innovation system’s functionality, dynamics and efficiency to an international level. According to the evaluation strategy the initiatives are evaluated every third year. The overall objective of this second evaluation is on results and the capability for future competitiveness. Evaluation aspects are outcome and impact of the initiatives in terms of knowledge development, innovation and international competitiveness as well as organisational and leadership issues.