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New insight reports published on public innovation

Publicerad: 2020-04-27

Caroline Wigren has recently published two insight reports, The innovative city - innovation in the public sector and The innovative city - to work for innovation through business.

Caroline Wigren Foto: David Lundin

Tell us about your recent insight reports, what are they about? And who should read them?

I have the great opportunity to act as an embedded researcher in the municipality of Helsingborg, financed by the Flexit Programme at Riksbankens Jubileumsfond. I have been in Helsingborg since October 2018 and I am there for two years. During my time in the municipality, I focus on understanding and developing knowledge on public innovation. What is public innovation, and how is the municipality of Helsingborg organizing for working with public innovation – are questions I focus on.

To communicate my insights to the organization and others I am writing shorter reports. It is a way for me to engage in a dialogue with the organization and communicate what I learn. I see it as a good complement to the academic texts I also write.  

Find Caroline Wigren's Insight reports here, in Swedish only.

Carolin Wigren in Lund University's Research Portal.
 

The Flexit project

Caroline Wigren-Kristoferson, Associate Professor and Senior lecturer in Entreprenurship is currently working as an in-house researcher for the municipality of Helsingborg. The research is part of the Flexit project "Research on innovative processes in public procurement" and is funded by Riksbankens jubileumsfond and the municipality.

 

Find out more

Interview with Caroline Wigren on the Flexit project from August 2018, in Swedish only: Hon blir forskare i Helsingborgs stad