Region Västra Götaland contributes to the funding of a number of science parks. The intention is to bring together incubators, major research projects and company networks to stimulate ideas and innovative processes. Each of the science parks has two or three areas of strength. Most of them also have incubator activities.
Gothia Science Park
Gothia Science Park is located on the University of Skövde’s campus. The park functions as a creative growth environment for companies where they can benefit from the proximity to companies, researchers and students.
Innovatum Science Park
Innovatum Science Park is located in Trollhättan. It focuses on the following areas:
- Smart, efficient production methods.
- Technologies in the field of film and other media and visualisation and simulation of products and production processes.
- Energy technology and environmental engineering and development of sustainable product and business concepts.
Web-site (Swedish only): www.innovatum.se
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Johanneberg Science Park
Johanneberg Science Park in Gotherburg is a cross-disciplinary centre for research and development where industry, academia and society collaborates with a focus on Urban Development, Energy, Materials and Nanoscience.
Lindholmen Science Park
Lindholmen Science Park is a research and development park in Göteborg. It is dedicated to research and development in mobile communication, intelligent vehicles and transportation systems, and modern media industry.
Sahlgrenska Science Park
Sahlgrenska Science Park is located in Göteborg, next to Sahlgrenska University Hospital. It offers researchers and innovators with good ideas free evaluation and help with development and funding of business concepts in the life science field, i.e. biological and medical areas. Sahlgrenska Science Park’s vision is to contribute to the development of the already successful medical sector in the region to develop into an attractive international centre in the field of life science.