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EU-SPRI Conference in Vienna
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EU-SPRI Conference in Vienna

Charles participated in the EU-SPRI conference in Vienna on June 7 – 9. He presented a draft of the final chapter of his forthcoming book with Susana Borrás entitled “Holistic Innovation Policy: Theoretical Foundations, Policy Problems and Instrument Choices”, as can be seen in the picture. He also participated in a panel debate on innovation … Continue reading

Workshop on book on holistic innovation policy at CIRCLE
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Workshop on book on holistic innovation policy at CIRCLE

  Susana Borrás (Copenhagen Business School) and Charles Edquist (CIRCLE) will publish a book with Oxford University Press later this year. The preliminary title is “Holistic Innovation Policy: Theoretical Foundations, Policy Problems and Instrument Choices”. On May 23-24, 2017 each draft chapter was discussed by two invited colleagues in a workshop at CIRCLE. The workshop … Continue reading

Charles Edquist reappointed to the Swedish National Innovation Council
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Charles Edquist reappointed to the Swedish National Innovation Council

 The Swedish National Innovation Council (NIC) was created by the Prime Minister on February 9, 2015. In February 2017 it was restructured and Charles was reappointed for a second term, which runs until September 30, 2018. The purpose of NIC is to develop Sweden’s national innovation system and thereby mitigate societal and environmental challenges as … Continue reading

Charles is chairing an EU project on Public Innovation Procurement
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Charles is chairing an EU project on Public Innovation Procurement

  The European Commission has taken the initiative to a project entitled “Mutual Learning Exercise (MLE) on Innovation Procurement under Horizon 2020 Policy Support Facility”. This MLE focusses on three kinds of Innovation-enhancing public procurement (direct innovation procurement, catalytic innovation procurement and functional regular procurement) and on Pre-Commercial Procurement (PCP) of R&D results. The project … Continue reading