Innovation for Growth (2009–2011)

To increase its innovative capacity Sweden needs a policy to promote an efficient innovation system. The focus of Innovation for Growth was to provide input for the innovation strategy presented by the Alliance Government in 2012.
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Read the final report  (in Swedish)

The input provided by the project included the following vision: “Create future prosperity for Sweden through knowledge-intensive companies and projects; Constant renewal and innovation will make Sweden the most attractive country in the world in which to live and work.” It also included proposals for concrete actions in a number of areas, and a proposed process for joint action on innovation, especially in the regions.

The project’s work groups submitted proposals in the following areas:

  • Universities
  • Talent supply
  • Taxes
  • Business capital, expertise and contacts
  • Public administration and public sector
  • Prioritising government initiatives in the innovation system
  • The regions

Chairman: Marcus Wallenberg

Project funded by the Confederation of Swedish Enterprise, Swedish Agency for Economic and Regional Growth, VINNOVA