Latest results at the EGI Conference!

Take the opportunity to update yourself on the latest research results and practical experiences regarding innovation and growth from a social perspective!

The arena is the international conference “Equality, Growth and Innovation – In theory and practice” in Luleå, Sweden, 9-10 October 2013. The event will include presentations on recent research results, and workshops presenting practical experiences.

Highlights from the program:

  • Introduction by Lars-Eric Aaro, CEO at the Swedish mining company LKAB;
  • Keynote Speech on “Social innovation design” by Ezio Manzini, Professor of industrial design at Politecnico di Milano;
  • Keynote speech on “From state feminism to market feminism?” by Judith Squires, Professor of political theory at University of Bristol, and Johanna Kantola, associate Professor in politics at University of Helsinki;

Register, as soon as possible, at, since the number of participants is limited

Organizers: Luleå University of Technology, VINNOVA (Sweden’s National Innovation Agency) , FAS (Swedish Council for Working Life and Social Research), National Secretariat for Gender Research, and European Social Fund’s thematic groups Equality and Workplace Learning.

Both researchers and other actors are welcome to participate.


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Conference on ‘Innovation Systems and the New Role of Universities (COSIMUS)

Oran, Algeria, 14-16 December 2013

Conference Theme: Exploring the importance of UniversityIndustry interactions in the context of contemporary innovation systems

COSIMUS will take place at the Ecole Nationale Polytechnique D’Oran (ENPO-BP1523 El M’Naouar-Oran (Algeria).

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