Dare to ask questions. Innovation is about direction, not ideas.
06 May 2022
In today’s innovation space, the goal is to design meaningful products, not just more capable ones. It is vital to critically evaluate innovation projects to ensure that they are on the right track.
Martina Björkman has been elected a new member of the European Economic Association Executive Committee
10 November 2021
We are very proud to announce that Martina Björkman, Acting Mistra Professor of Sustainable Markets at MISUM and Associate Professor at the Department of Economics has been elected a new member of the European Economic Association (EEA) Executive Committee. Her term of office will run from January 2022 to December 2024.
Vaccination progress and the opening up of economies
11 August 2021
Policy brief: In this brief, we report on the FREE network webinar on the state of vaccinations and the challenges ahead for opening up economies while containing the pandemic, held on June 22, 2021.
New research explores how everyday practices of hospitality help Syrian refugees maintain a sense of self and belonging while living as ‘displaced persons’
28 July 2021
New research from the House of Innovation explores how displaced persons living in extreme precarity engage in mundane everyday organizing practices in order to become recognized as subjects who matter.
New research explores how entrepreneurship is anchored in well-being and agency
19 July 2021
New research, led by Dr. Nadav Shir, Affiliated Researcher at the House of Innovation, presents a dynamic perspective on entrepreneurship and well-being anchored in deeper philosophical views on the essence of well-being and entrepreneurship as a value-driven agency.
Who's winning the vaccination race? Addressing the COVID-19 vaccination effort in Eastern Europe
01 March 2021
Policy brief: There are great expectations that vaccinations will enable a return to normality from COVID-19. However, there is massive variation in vaccination efforts, vaccine access, and attitudes to vaccination in the population across countries. This policy brief compares the situation in a number of countries in Eastern Europe, the Baltics, the Caucasus region, and Sweden. The brief is based on the insights shared at a recent webinar “Addressing the COVID-19 pandemic: Vaccination efforts in FREE Network countries” organized by the Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics.
Workshop with Systembolaget: Strengthening the Application Måttfull
17 February 2021
Systembolaget Retail Club had a workshop including analyzing of a newly launched online platform and suggesting points of improvement.
Erik Wetter Speaks Out on Data Sharing
21 January 2021
House of Innovation Assistant Professor, Erik Wetter, joined a panel of data experts convened in late 2020 to address concerns about data, analytics, automation, machine learning, and artificial intelligence.
Innovation, leadership and purpose in a post-pandemic world
11 December 2020
Everyone is currently trying to picture what the future will look like after the COVID-19 pandemic has passed, how markets will be shaped, and how products and services will shift to address structural changes in organizations and society at large. However, the future we are facing is uncertain, disproportioned and evolving quickly – we don’t really know, nor can predict, what will happen.
Third year ART project presentations (Day 2)
02 December 2020
During the fall, the third year Retail Management students have been working with projects for our ten Retail Club companies.