Heavy vehicles account for a third of road traffic's climate emissions. How can the transition be accelerated?
Innovation - a podcast from Vinnova
Why is everyone talking about AI and what does circular economy really mean? How are innovations and social development interconnected and what really creates sustainable development? Do we dare to change systems and rules to facilitate innovation? These are issues discussed in Vinnova's podcast Innovation.
A conversation between Johan Kuylenstierna, Formas and Lisen Schultz, Stockholm Resilience Centre.
Why do some companies succeed in developing ground-breaking solutions for the future while others get left behind?
Metaverse is the next generation internet where we step into a three-dimensional world. How will it affect our lives
What are the success factors behind strong regional innovation environments that provide investments, development and new jobs?
Biohacking is the art of maximizing our potential using lifestyle changes, pills and technology.
What happens to innovation when the economy goes into bad times?
What does new technology, digitalisation and other social changes mean for the development of democracy?
How can organizations become better at promoting innovation that makes a difference and what leadership is needed?
Shaping design methods are important for understanding different perspectives and thereby being able to meet complex challenges.
Hur kan digitalisering snabba på den gröna omställningen? Och vad behöver Sverige göra för att ligga i framkant?
What is required for Sweden to continue to be ranked as one of the world's most innovative countries?
What is behind the Swedish startup wonder and how do we develop the ecosystem for the future?
What are the benefits of sharing your personal data? And how can data be made available for innovation?
New technologies are not enough to achieve the climate goals for the transport sector. There is also a need for changed travel behaviors.
Horisont Europa is the world's largest research program with a budget of € 95 billion under 2021-2027. How can it strengthen the competitiveness of Europe and Sweden and contribute to solving the societal challenges of our time? What do companies, universities and others benefit from being involved?
During the pandemic, many companies and other organizations have had to quickly change when conditions have changed. Several innovations have been driven in the wake of the crisis. How can a crisis be used as an opportunity to develop and create something new?
Civil society and idea-driven organizations have a long tradition of developing innovative solutions. Much that we take for granted today in welfare such as public dental care, elderly care and child care centers has from the beginning been created by people who have come together with a common idea of improving society. How can we better utilize the capacity of civil society to contribute to innovations for social development?
Swedish industry is a world leader in sustainability and can contribute to solving the global climate challenge. One example is the pioneering investments that are now being made in fossil-free steel production. But what does it take to succeed in the transition? What skills are needed?
The cities of the future can be greener, quieter and more humane. What do we want with tomorrow's city and who should be involved and decide?
It is still largely men who control which innovations are developed. How can increased gender equality improve the solutions of tomorrow? The podcast is in Swedish.
Through new technology, healthcare can be adapted to your unique genetic profile, which increases the chance of getting the right diagnosis and treatment in time. How do we benefit from the progress?
In this section, economist Klas Eklund and Vinnova's director general Darja Isaksson talk about how we can switch to sustainable development when the economy restarts.
What we eat and how the food is produced is crucial for both our own and the planet's health. Can we eat us out of the climate crisis and today's public health problems?
By trying to understand the future, companies and organizations can become better at managing change and new challenges. But is it possible to predict the future and if so how?
In times of crisis, the need to adapt to a rapidly changing world becomes particularly evident. How can individuals and organizations look at change and make it an opportunity?
Illnesses, crime and mental health-problems entail high costs, both for the individual, in the form of human suffering, as well as for society. Everyone benefits from efforts that prevent problems, but who will pay when the profits come much later?
Both countries and companies participate in the race to be climate-positive role models. Still, development is going too slowly. Leading economist Mariana Mazzucato compares the climate challenge with the moon landing. During the next ten years, the entire society must join forces in the transition to a sustainability.
"We are part of the problem today, but we want to be part of the solution tomorrow." Sweden aims to become the world's first fossil-free country, but what is needed to get there? In episode eight of the podcast Innovation, we focus on three green changes in industries and areas that account for major emissions today.
The entire society needs to be mobilized to meet challenges such as poverty, climate change and health inequalities. Right now, a mission-oriented approach is being tested in both Sweden and the EU to create such a mobilization.
Courageous politics, system innovation and new business models are required in the transformation to a climate-neutral society. How do we make the transition happen? Can Sweden show the way by seriously tackling the challenges we face?
Hur offentlig sektor fungerar berör oss alla. Fluortanten var en välfärdsinnovation som mötte dåtidens behov. Hur gör vi för att det offentliga ska driva på utvecklingen för att möta människors behov och de samhällsutmaningar vi står inför nu?
Med dagens snabba innovationstakt kommer både stora möjligheter och utmaningar. Lagar och regler måste hänga med, annars är risken att de hindrar istället för att stimulera viktig utveckling.
Vad krävs för att kunna leva upp till de globala mål som världens ledare enades om för drygt tre år sedan? Vilken roll kan och ska Sverige spela?