Helene Hellmark Knutsson

Helene Hellmark Knutsson

Minister for Higher Education and Research

Ministry of Education and Research

“Knowledge is the foundation of positive societal change and our primary means of competing internationally. Sweden must compete on the basis of knowledge and skills – not low wages. ”

News from Helene Hellmark Knutsson

  • Helene Hellmark Knutsson to visit Indonesia and Singapore

    Illustration: Government Offices of Sweden

    International cooperation between higher education institutions and world-class teacher training programmes are the focus as Minister for Higher Education and Research Helene Hellmark Knutsson travels to Indonesia and Singapore on 3–6 October.

  • Research cooperation the focus as Helene Hellmark Knutsson receives China’s research minister

    A cooperation agreement on research was signed
    A cooperation agreement on research was signed. Photo: Mikael Lundgren/Government Offices of Sweden

    On Thursday 31 August, Minister for Higher Education and Research, Helene Hellmark Knutsson, is hosting a meeting with Wan Gang, Chinese Minister of Science and Technology. A cooperation agreement on research will be signed during the meeting.

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The Government presented the research policy bill ‘Collaborating for knowledge – for society’s challenges and strengthened competitiveness’ to the Riksdag

The bill presents the Government’s view on the direction of research policy with a ten-year perspective, focusing in particular on measures in 2017–2020. Important cornerstones of the bill include increased basic appropriations to higher education institutions, initiatives in research linked to global societal challenges and increased resources to strengthen Sweden’s innovative capacity.

Photo: Mikael Lundgren/Government Offices of Sweden

Helene Hellmark Knutsson and Anna Ekström received Vietnamese Minister

On Thursday the 31st of August, the Minister of Education and Training of Vietnam, Mr. Phung Xuan Nha, visited the Swedish Minister for Higher Education and Research, Helene Hellmark Knutsson. During the meeting, the ministers signed a Memorandum of Understanding between Sweden and Vietnam regarding higher education and research. The Vietnamese Minister also met with the Swedish Minister for Upper Secondary School and Adult Education and Training, Anna Ekström. They exchanged ideas and experiences regarding e.g. vocational education and training and measures to make vocational education and training more attractive.

Illustration: Government Offices of Sweden

Helene Hellmark Knutsson travels to New York for talks on bilateral cancer research cooperation with US Vice President Joe Biden

Minister for Higher Education and Research Helene Hellmark Knutsson is travelling to New York for discussions with US Vice President Joe Biden about an agreement on bilateral cancer research cooperation between the United States and Sweden.

Research facility MAX IV in Lund
Research facility MAX IV in Lund. Photo: Leif Jansson

Research facility MAX IV in Lund inaugurated

On 21 June, Prime Minister Stefan Löfven together with HM The King inaugurated synchrotron light source MAX IV in Lund.

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