Vinnväxt aims to build an internationally recognized innovation environment in the region, linked to the forest bio-economy.
In June 2013, Sweden’s government agency for innovation Vinnova, appointed Paper Province winner of Vinnväxt. This means a record investment in the forest industry of Värmland. Vinnväxt is a 10-year funding from Vinnova granted from 2013-2023.
The project aims to build an internationally recognized innovation environment in the region, linked to the forest bio-economy. The funding will be used for research, development and commercialisation of new forest industry products and services, as well as to increase the efficiency of the basic industry and the innovation system in Värmland.
Project name: Vinnväxt
Project coordinator: Maria Hollander
Financier: Half of the fundings comes from Vinnova and half from regional co-financers such as Region Värmland, Karlstad University, Värmland’s municipalities, the County Administrative Board and Paper Provinces member companies.
End date: 2023