IRG Symposium on high involvement innovation
The Innovation Research Group (IRG) Symposium 2017 on High Involvement Innovation was held on campus and in industry 31 January to 1 February 2017 at Østfold University College, Fredrikstad, Norway.
IRG was established in 2014 to support high-quality research in innovation, including innovation processes, design thinking and early phase innovation. The IRG group was supported by the SiU project NCM-RU-2015/1060 on research of high involvement in regions.
The symposium takes on the challenges of mobilizing people, organizations, networks and technologies to solve problems, continuous improve and deliver innovation. It brings together industrialists and researchers in discussions on Design Thinking, Circular Economy, industry – university collaboration, Lean Operations, the Dynamic Capabilities of small firms, entrepreneurial activity, temporary spaces of innovation, how to improve the Innovation environment, employees’ capabilities for disruptive innovation, Temporary innovative spaces, Lean and employee involvement, and the cultural aspect of innovation.