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Research2Business (R2B)

With its Research2Business (R2B) project IVA wants to support Sweden’s efforts to become a leader in turning academic research into innovation and competitiveness in business and industry. The goal is to strengthen and increase collaboration between university research and businesses to mutually benefit all actors.

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Bringing more innovations to the market, creating more value from research and strengthening Sweden’s competitiveness is an incredibly interesting area.

Marianne Dicander Alexandersson, Steering Committee Chair

About the project


Duration: 2018–

Steering Committee Chair: Marianne Dicander Alexandersson

Project Manager: Malin Mohr

Funding providers and partners: Vinnova, Almi, the Swedish Intellectual Property Office (PRV), Voima Ventures, the Knowledge Foundation, the Confederation of Swedish Enterprise, the Association of Swedish Engineering Industries, Sweden’s universities and colleges.


IVA’s 100 List

IVA’s 100 List highlights current research, helping researchers and companies to find each other and work together on innovations and new business opportunities. IVA has so far published four 100 Lists, most recently on the theme of technology in the service of humanity.

R2B Summit & Sessions

Research2Business develops new meeting places and meeting formats for the commercial and social utilisation of research. The one-day R2B Summit is a unique meeting place for invited representatives from the business community, research and support systems.



Malin Mohr

Project Manager


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