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pdf2008-CAP to Competitiveness

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From CAP to Competitiveness. Interviews by the Confederation of Swedish Enterprise with EIRMA Representatives, in preparation for the 2009 Swedish Presidency of the EU.

pdf2009-Research, Innovation and Education

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Industry views on Research, Innovation & Education - Framework for reform.

Conclusions of a conference held in Brussels on 12 May 2009 by the Confederation of Swedish Enterprise to establish business priorities.


The Swedish Agency for Innovation Systems, promotes sustainable growth by financing research and technological development and building effective innovation systems. Its main roles are:
• finance research, development and demonstration activities meeting the needs of business and the public sector
• to foster co-operation between universities, industrial research institutes and business
• to promote the diffusion of information and knowledge, especially to SMEs
• to stimulate participation in the EU’s Framework Programmes
• to develop the science and technology foresight process
• to develop the role of research institutes in innovation systems

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