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.
Swedish innovation policy has become increasingly characterized by various cooperative programs, where cooperation and ”co-production” between organizations is meant to generate growth and spillovers. In this working paper we evaluate growth effects on small Swedish firms that have participated in a number of R&D subsidy programs administered by Vinnova.