National Innovation Council

The task of the National Innovation Council was to offer innovation-based solutions to major societal challenges and advance Sweden’s long-term competitiveness and sustainability. The Council’s work began in 2015. As of December 2021, the work will be carried out as part of the Government Offices’ regular activities.

Responsible ministries
Prime Minister's Office
Photo: Ninni Andersson/The Government Offices

National Innovation Council shapes the future

Sweden needs creative people, creative processes and creative solutions to develop and ensure welfare services in a constantly changing world. Innovation in different areas can help address the societal challenges that Sweden and the world are facing, and even turn them into opportunities.

Photo: Ninni Andersson/The Government Offices

The National Innovation Council’s working methods and members

Prime Minister Stefan Löfven was the Council Chair. The Council comprised members from various parts of the innovation system, including the business sector and academia, as well as four ministers responsible for different areas.

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