Innovation centre in Örebro

Reference number 2016-03989
Coordinator Örebro kommun - Kommunstyrelseförvaltningen, Rådhuset
Funding from Vinnova SEK 4 000 000
Project duration November 2016 - December 2019
Status Ongoing
Venture Idéslussar i kommuner
Call Idéslussar i kommuner - utvecklingsprojekt

Purpose and goal

Örebro municipality will become a more innovative organization. The purpose of the Idea Lock is that it should be a tool that contributes to the development and innovation. Dissemination of the ideas and of effects of implemented such is central, also for contributing to learning, internally and externally. The goal is to continue offering the citizens really good services, which are developed based on needs.

Expected results and effects

At the end of the project, the municipality will have a well-established Idea Lock which is ´a way in´ for the development of ideas, and also a natural support function contributing to a more innovative organization. The effects benefit society widely, where ideas and innovation is a prerequisite for development, benefit the public who see improvement and renewal of municipal services, favors employees who are given real support to new thinking and promotes the municipality as an organization and employer.

Planned approach and implementation

The project team is working out the arrangement on basis of the results from the feasibility study, and the sluice-term is vital: It is about building the functions which an idea must pass in order to ensure that the right support for development can be provided internally or externally. Linked to this is implemented communication initiatives, such as the construction of the Idea Lock Web. Anchoring work is ongoing, where both structure and culture are focused.

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