Equestrian Innovation Center - A norm critical method of innovation

Reference number 2018-04800
Coordinator ECLECT AB
Funding from Vinnova SEK 740 000
Project duration December 2018 - August 2019
Status Ongoing

Purpose and goal

Purpose Develope a norm critical method based on peoples passions that truly influence women´s attitude and approach to technology. innovation and entrepreneurship. Goals Change of attitude towards technology, innovation and entrepreneurship Increase the intrerest among women to apply for higher education in natural science and technology Increase the number of women engaged in technology, innovation och entrepreneurship

Expected results and effects

Expected short-term results are a documented norm-critical process that provides new insights and forms a plan for future development. After the project a process of implementation, further development and distribution of knowledge will follow. The long-term goal is a well-implemented process in the Riksanläggningarna that consistently contributes to increased interest in technical education and the brutality. The proportion of students applying for technical education will increase significantly.

Planned approach and implementation

AP1 consist of research, interviews and surveys to compile experiences and insights for decision making. In AP2 and AP3, a series of workshops and co-creation opportunities are performed, where female participants from the horse industry influence the design. The aim is to further develop the method together with women from the horse industry and create concrete projects that engage participants during the project. In a final step, AP4, the experiences and lessons are collected, analyzed and completed in a project report and accompanying development plan.

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