In this episode of the podcast Innovation, three clear-minded minds look into the future - to give an idea of where we are headed.
How can the EU's Horisont Europa research program strengthen competitiveness and help solve societal challenges?
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 promote the development of tomorrow's solutions?
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?
Everyone benefits from efforts to prevent illness, crime and mental illness, but who should pay when the benefits come much later? Listen to a conversation about preventative work and new ways to measure missing problems.
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. Listen to a podcast about the role of money in the green transition.
Sweden aims to be the world's first fossil-free country, but what does it take to get there? In this episode we focus on three green changes of industries and areas that account for major emissions today.
The entire community 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. Hear about it in our pod.
Listen to a section on what the transition to a climate-neutral society demands with Svante Axelsson, Fossilfritt Sverige, Malin Ljung Eiborn, sustainability manager Billerud Korsnäs, community debater Anders Wijkman and Darja Isaksson.
Lyssna till hur offentlig sektor kan bli mer innovativ. Få konkreta tips av Sara Tunheden, Innovationsguiden-SKL, tjänstedesignern Richard Hylerstedt och Jonny Paulsson från Vinnova.
Lyssna till en diskussion om varför lagar och regler måste hänga med och förändras om vi ska stimulera viktig utveckling.
Lyssna till diskussionen om vad som krävs för att leva upp till FN:s globala mål och vilken roll Sverige kan spela.