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Report: Public Procurement and Innovation
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Report: Public Procurement and Innovation

Charles has written a report on public innovation procurement for the national Swedish Competition Authority (‘Konkurrensverket’). Entitled “Public Procurement and Innovation”, the main issue addressed is if and how public procurement can be a driving force for innovation. Included is a focus on the public procurement with the objective to enhance innovation that is already … Continue reading

Education, Training and Skills in Innovation Policy
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Education, Training and Skills in Innovation Policy

A paper by Susana Borrás and Charles Edquist has been published by Science and Public Policy through the journal’s “Advanced Access” service last 15 July 2014. The article, entitled “Education, Training and Skills in Innovation Policy” will be included in the succeeding issue of the journal. The abstract reads: The main question that guides this … Continue reading

Debate Article: Innovation shall drive Sweden – not low wages
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Debate Article: Innovation shall drive Sweden – not low wages

Together with Jennie Nilsson and Billie Pettersson, Charles published a popular article in the weekly journal Ny Teknik on September 8, 2014. The title was “Innovation ska driva Sverige – inte låga löner” (“Innovation shall drive Sweden – not low wages”). It addresses Swedish innovation policy and in particular how public procurement – which accounts … Continue reading

Speaking Engagements / Talks & Presentations

Charles Edquist provided advisory services for the Taiwan Institute of Economic Research (TIER) in September 2014 on  “How to build an Asian Innovation Policy Platform”. He also participated and gave a speech at The 2014 International Conference on Industrial Technology Innovation in Taipei on September 3 – 5 2014, organized by TIER. He spoke  about … Continue reading

Book Chapter: A holistic innovation policy – why, what and how?
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Book Chapter: A holistic innovation policy – why, what and how?

A chapter by Charles entitled “A holistic innovation policy – why, what and how?” (in Swedish “En helhetlig innovationspolitik – varför, vad och hur?”) was published in an edited volume last July 1st in Almedalen. The book is entitled “Position Sweden – on innovation, sustainability and labor market – a debate anthology” (In Swedish “Position … Continue reading