VINNOVA (The Swedish Governmental Agency for Innovation Systems) is a State authority that aims to promote growth and prosperity throughout Sweden. Our particular area of responsibility comprises innovations linked to research and development. Our tasks are to fund the needs-driven research required by a competitive business and industrial sector and a flourishing society, and to strengthen the networks that are such a necessary part of this work.
The Government has assigned VINNOVA to
...make Sweden a leading research nation in which research of high scientific quality is conducted.
...promote sustainable growth and increased employment by acting to increase competitiveness and the emergence and expansion of successful companies.
… support research and development work of the highest quality in areas such as engineering, transport, communications and working life in order to promote renewal and sustainable growth.
… stimulate Swedish participation in European and international R&D collaboration and in the exchange of experience in the field of innovation.