At the Oslo Campus of the Norwegian Business School – BI, Charles made a presentation entitled “Functional Procurement for Innovation, Welfare and the Environment” on Wednesday, May 22, 2019. The presentation was based on the following report: http://www.konkurrensverket.se/contentassets/916ecd96293549589d7ae5ee2e2c0eae/forsk-rapport_2019_2-.pdf
On May 20, 2019, Charles made a presentation entitled “Fossil free innovations by means of functional procurement – daring to think in new ways” at the “Fossil Free Sweden Initiative” in Stockholm. The title of the conference was “Fossil Free Public Procurement – obstacles and possibilities”. The video of the conference is available at http://fossilfritt-sverige.se/pa-gang/sandning-fossilfri-offentlig-upphandling-hinder-och-mojligheter/ …
The book by Susana Borrás and Charles Edquist entitled “Holistic Innovation Policy: Theoretical Foundations, Policy Problems and Instrument Choices” was presented by Charles on May 13, 2019 at the Research Institute of Industrial Economics (Institutet för Näringspolitiska Studier – IFN), Stockholm. More information about the book is available at Oxford University Press. The Table of …
Charles presented the report on functional public procurement written for the Swedish Competition Agency at a seminar at the Swedish Ministry of Finance on April 5, 2019. The report is available at: http://www.konkurrensverket.se/contentassets/916ecd96293549589d7ae5ee2e2c0eae/forsk-rapport_2019_2-.pdf. For more information about the report, please see an entry further below on this home page.
During March 1 – 31, 2019, Charles was appointed to hold the “UAM-Accenture Visiting Fellowship” in the area of economics and management of innovation at the “UAM-Accenture Chair”, the Autonomous University of Madrid. Information about the UAM Accenture Chair can be found here:
Charles has completed a new study entitled “Functional Procurement for Innovation, Welfare and the Environment” for the Swedish Competition Agency. The report is in Swedish (56 pages) and has a summary in English (4 pages).
We are happy to announce that Susanna Borrás and Charles’ new book, Holistic Innovation Policy – Theoretical Foundations, Policy Problems, and Instrument Choices, is now available through the Oxford University Press website