Activities at Eu-SPRI 2019
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Activities at Eu-SPRI 2019

Charles participated in the 2019 Conference of Eu-SPRI (European Forum for Studies of Policies for Research and Innovation), held in Rome on June, 5 – 7. Together with Jon Mikel Zabala Iturriagagoitia he presented a paper on “Functional Procurement for Innovation, Welfare and Sustainability” in a session on “Transformative Innovation Policy”. At another session he … Continue reading

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Charles presenting at the Norwegian Business School

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: Continue reading

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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

Eu-SPRI 2018
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Eu-SPRI 2018

On June 7 – 8 Charles was scheduled to participate in the EU-SPRI 2018 Conference in Paris, entitled “Governance and relevance: Towards a new generation of research and innovation policies”. However, because of problems with flights, he did not reach Paris. But his co-authors presented two joint papers. Susana Borrás presented a paper entitled “Theoretical … Continue reading