Vinnväxt Paper Province 2.0
In 2014, Karlstad University was included in Vinnova's major Vinnväxt initiative in Värmland. The program has been named Paper Province 2.0 and is led by Paper Province.
The goal of the project is to create an internationally attractive innovation environment for forest-based bioeconomy. The funds will be used for research, development and commercialization of new forest industry products and services, but also to increase the efficiency of the basic industry and the thermal innovation system. The total project budget is SEK 130 millions for the ten-year period 2012 - 2022 to be approximately SEK 10 millions will be granted to Karlstad University.