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Charles at Fossil Free Sweden Initiative

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 reading

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Holistic Innovation Policy Book Presented in Stockholm

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 … Continue reading

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Swedish Competition Agency Report Presentation

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: For more information about the report, please see an entry further below on this home page. Continue reading

Charles Edquist in Bangkok, Thailand
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Charles Edquist in Bangkok, Thailand

On September 5 – 7 Charles visited Bangkok, Thailand. He met with Top Executives at the Ministry of Science and Technology, including NSTDA, TCELS, and the STI Policy Office. He also gave a lecture entitled “Driving Innovation through Public Policy: The Case of Sweden” in which there were some emphasis on financing of innovations and … 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