Formas is a Swedish government research council for sustainable development. We fund research and innovation, develop strategies, perform analyses and conduct evaluations. Our areas of activity include the environment, agricultural sciences and spatial planning. We conduct evidence syntheses analyses that aim to make it easier for Sweden to achieve our environmental objectives. We also communicate research and research results.
Formas has been tasked with leading the Swedish National Research Programme on Climate in collaboration with other research funders and stakeholders. The programme’s initiatives are based on a strategic research agenda and aims to be beneficial for society and its climate transformation.