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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

Book launch for Susanna and Charles’ new book

Book launch for Susanna and Charles’ new book

Last February 26, 2018, a book launch was held at CIRCLE (Centre for Innovation, Research and Competence in the Learning Economy) in Lund, Sweden for Susanna Borrás and Charles’ new book, Holistic Innovation Policy – Theoretical Foundations, Policy Problems, and Instrument Choices. Unfortunately, Susanna could not attend the said event but Charles was present to talk … Continue reading