About IFN

Contact information


Postal address:           Box 55665, SE-102 15 Stockholm, Sweden
Street address:    Grevgatan 34, 2nd floor
E-mail: info@ifn.se
Phone: +46 8 665 4500
Fax: +46 8 665 4599
Org. no: 802001-5692
Bank giro account: 446-9995




Our visitors' address is Grevgatan 34, 2nd floor. The nearest underground station is Östermalmstorg (Sibyllegatan exit). Walk along Storgatan and pass the church Hedvig Eleonora, which you can see from Östermalmstorg. Walk two blocks and to your left you will find Grevgatan 34. From the airport Arlanda: Arlanda Express (airport train) to the Stockholm central station. It takes about 20 minutes. The airport bus takes about 45 minutes. From the central station you can go by taxi or by the underground’s red line to Östermalmstorg (one stop).

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An Agenda for Europe

Institutional Reform for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

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The authors of this book, Niklas Elert, Magnus Henrekson and Mikael Stenkula, advise the economies of the European Union to become more entrepreneurial in promoting innovation and economic growth. The authors propose a reform strategy with respect to several aspects to achieve this goal.

International cooperation

Visiting researchers

Collaborating with others is essential for IFN as a research institute. Our researchers co-author articles with colleagues from other institutes, and many also teach at various universities and colleges.

As part of our extensive program of guest researchers, leading international researchers visit the institute. The visitors present and pursue their research as well as interact and cooperate with researchers at IFN.

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Global Award

Research on entrepreneurship




The Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research is the foremost global award for research on entrepreneurship.This Prize is awarded annually with a prize sum of EUR 100,000.

IFN in cooperation with Entreprenörskapsforum and Vinnova are the principals of the award, in cooperation with the donor, Stockholms Köpmansklubb.

Professor Olav Sorenson, Yale, is the winner of the Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research 2018. He will receive the award at a ceremony on May 14, 2018, in Stockholm.

Research Institute of Industrial Economics, Grevgatan 34 - 2 fl, Box 55665, SE-102 15 Stockholm, Sweden | Phone: +46-(0)8-665 45 00 | info@ifn.se