The Swedish Agency for Growth Policy Analysis has the task of analysing the areas that are most important for growth. The overall objective is to strengthen Swedish competitiveness and create conditions for more jobs in more and growing businesses throughout the country. Growth Analysis works on evaluations, analyses, and statistics in a broad Swedish and international perspective. Growth Analysis is a worldwide, cross-border organization. The head office is located in Östersund, Sweden, but activities are also conducted in Stockholm, Brasilia, New Delhi, Beijing, Tokyo, Brasilia and Washington, DC.
We have evaluated the impact of the Swedish Innovation Agency’s (Vinnova) innovation programs 2010-2012 with collaboration requirements on the turnover of smaller companies and the number of employees, during and after the program. The results show positive effects on the turnover of participating companies.