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Innovation platform Sustainable Stockholm

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Coordinator STOCKHOLMS KOMMUN - Stockholms stad
Funding from Vinnova SEK 6 704 868
Project duration January 2016 - August 2019
Status Completed

Purpose and goal

The purpose was to investigate how the innovation capacity for sustainable urban development can be increased, with the following objectives: Increase competence and level of maturity connected to sustainability, learning and innovation Introduce support and enabling processes and tools for innovation Further develop networks for innovation and utilization of lessons-learned

Expected results and effects

IPHS has contributed to different forms of collaboration for development and innovation. These forms of collaboration are now located not only at the development office but also at the overarching management and governing level. Also, new functions and roles have been established at the office level, such as innovation coordinator, development coordinator and communicator for sustainability and innovation. Thus, the level of maturity and competence connected to sustainability and innovation have increased, which in turn has led to planned work in IPHS phase three.

Planned approach and implementation

To push IPHS´s work forward, great efforts has been allocated towards producing robust knowledge and information for decision making to the senior management team at the developemt office aswell as IPHS steering group. Efforts focused on elevating the current level of knowledge about obstacles of innovation as well as providing suggestions of how these can be addressed. Al together, IPHS work has been grounded in extensive empirical sources and data gathering from questionnaires, workshops, dissertations, literature reviews, in-depth interviews, as well as subsequent analyzes.

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Last updated 8 January 2019

Reference number 2015-06045

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