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Board

The SIVL board sets the direction for our research, is responsible for funding and evaluates our research.

The board consists of a chairman and thirteen members. The Swedish government appoints a chairman and six members. The other members are appointed by the business sector - industries that participate in co-financed research. The board is appointed for a maximum of three financial years. SIVL's chairman is also a member of the IVL board.

The SIVL board's task is to:

  • Establish the framework for the co-financed research, based on proposals developed by among others IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute.
  • Be responsible for the funds for co-financed research and research being used in accordance with the foundation's purposes.
  • Continuously evaluate the research funded by the foundation.