Arena in an outside world context (OMAR)

Reference number 2017-03529
Coordinator Högskolan i Skövde - Rektors stab
Funding from Vinnova SEK 8 000 000
Project duration March 2018 - February 2020
Status Ongoing

Purpose and goal

The overall aim of the project is to strenghten the knowledge of the society´s role in the development of arenas and to find critical success factors for arenas from an outside´s perspective. Furthermore, the aim is to strengthen the collaboration capacity of the participating universities in the project, together with external partners.

Expected results and effects

The intention is that the knowledge and experience gained in the project will be transformed into concrete success factors for arenas, thus complementing existing best practices. The project also aims to provide increased knowledge of how universities effectively can monitor and evaluate the interaction that is conducted in an arena with respect to goal achievement and effects for both external stakeholders and the university itself. The project also includes aspects related to successful organizational and governance forms for arenas, as well as the work with strategies.

Planned approach and implementation

The project is conducted in the form of seven work packages describing the main activities that will be carried out in the project. IThe project work and project engagement are evenly distributed across all universities and all universities are equally involved in all work packages. In each work package, each university contributes with its experience and knowledge to drive the work forward and generate the planned results. Each university leads a work package.

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