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Innovation & Gender

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Innovation & Gender
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  • Author:

    Inger Danilda & Jennie Granat Thorslund (eds)

  • Publishing House

    VINNOVA, Tillväxtverket & Innovation Norway

  • Published: 2011-februari
  • Series #: VI 2011:03
  • ISSN: 1650-3120
  • Languages: English
  • Pages: 98
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  • Why does gender diversity matter when it comes to product and service innovation? What has research shown? And what does hard-won experience tell us?

    With good examples from Sweden and Norway, Innovation & Gender show how businesses gain a competitive edge by integrating a gender perspective into their innovation work – a much needed boost as global competition becomes increasingly tough.

    This book is the result of a collaboration project between two countries, Norway and Sweden and three different public agencies, Innovation Norway, Tillväxtverket - the Swedish Agency for Economic and Regional Growth and VINNOVA - Swedish Governmental Agency for Innovation Systems. Common to all these agencies is a mission to increase growth by innovation.

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VINNOVA is Sweden’s innovation agency. We promote sustainable growth by improving the conditions for innovation and by funding needs-driven research.

We promote collaborations between companies, universities, research institutes and the public sector. We do this by stimulating a greater use of research, by making long-term investment in strong research and innovation environments and by developing catalytic meeting places. Our activities also focus on strengthening international cooperation.

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