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Innocities - smart and sustainable community development through innovation and cooperation

Reference number
Coordinator SI Communities AB
Funding from Vinnova SEK 1 998 436
Project duration October 2021 - March 2023
Status Ongoing
Venture The transformation of civil society
Call Civil society´s innovative solutions for a sustainable society

Purpose and goal

The project will develop, implement and disseminate the innovation program InnoCities. InnoCities will provide a systematic innovation process and methodology for local operational collaboration. The aim is to accelerate the work to achieve Agenda 2030 and contribute to a smart and sustainable community and business development. InnoCities is based on a methodology developed by Smart Innovation Norway that now will be further developed togehter with Sweco, Mälardalens University and SIQ - the Swedish Institute for Quality.

Expected results and effects

- Increased ability to innovate and adapt through new forms of co-production and partnerships as well as knowledge in innovation management. - Insights into working methods and results that contribute to economic, ecological and social sustainability. - Increased ability to lead and steer to achieve sustainability goals, by balancing and integrating the three sustainability dimensions. - New working methods that contributes to system innovation that promotes sustainable development. - Increase the amount of implemented sustainable- and innovation projects in the society.

Planned approach and implementation

2.1 Mapping of the Norwegian model 2.2 Current situation analysis and follow-up analysis 2.3 Further development in a Swedish context with focus on innovation management 3.1 Development of partnership model 4.1 Mapping of relevant networks, clusters and partners 4.2 Further development of business model 4.3 Procurement model 4.4 Methods for upscaling and dissemination

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Last updated 16 November 2021

Reference number 2021-02939

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