Vinnova is the Swedish Energy Agency and Formas which finances 17 strategic innovation programs, for collaboration in research and innovation in areas that are important to Sweden.
The investment in strategic innovation programs has contributed to sustainable growth, strengthened competitiveness and to Sweden being an attractive country to invest and conduct activities in.
This shows an evaluation of the first five programs nine years after the start. A majority of the companies that participated state that they have become better at innovation collaborations both with other companies and with universities and research institutes.
Here below, 80 great examples of the successful results of collaborations between RIs and industry and their purpose can be found!