Initiators + Members Tankmeeting
How can we strengthen Sweden’s innovation capacity?
Sweden is known for being a top nation for innovation and research and we are ranked among the world’s top three most innovative countries every year – with a No.1 EU ranking in 2018 for the fourth consecutive year. However, society is changing in a more rapid paste than ever before and what have worked before cannot be a prediction of what will work tomorrow. Working with innovation is to be in a constant movement.
Vinnova is Sweden’s innovation agency and we want to strengthen Sweden as a country of research and innovation. Our work is based on the mission to open the way for innovation that makes a difference. Our vision is that Sweden is an innovative force in a sustainable world: a leading global player in research and innovation and a country that is attractive for investment and entrepreneurship.
At this tank meeting, focus lies on giving you our view of the current innovation system and our work going forward with strengthen Sweden’s innovation capacity, both in a national and international context. We will also have an interactive workshop around missions, a way of engaging research and development to meet global complex challenge. Missions are often bold and inspiration, concrete and measurable, and require interdisciplinary collaboration.
By participating, you will gain insight of how Vinnova is working, what we are doing and what areas that we are focusing on right now. We will also ask the participants to be engaged, come with inputs and be part of answering the quest of the day; How can we strengthen Sweden’s innovation capacity?
Topics to be discussed:
• Vinnovas way of working and our strategic initiatives on a national and international level
• Missions, a new way of working with global complex challenges
• Together talk about what is needed in order to strengthen Sweden’s innovation capacity
Time: 09.00 – 16.30
Venue: Vinnova, Stockholm