We have gathered people with experience both from the private and the public sector. We believe that there is a lot to be learned from other countries and we have the ambition to focus on the needs and to create more value for money. Our ambition is to create a network of Innovation Procurement Project People that will continue to support each other in their future development. To support this and to facilitating the sharing of experience we plan to arrange an annual reunion around these topics.[hr]
Bo is the Director of Innovation and Safety at IKEM- Innovation and Chemical Industries in Sweden. In addition of having 34 years of innovation experience, Bo has an extensive leadership background since 1979, as Manager, Director and Vice President at AkzoNobel Surface Chemistry and AstraZeneca. In 2008 he was appointed Manager of the Year at AstraZeneca in Södertälje. He has worked both in Manufacturing and R&D Environments. He was one of the 3 founders of The Industrial Association for Process Safety in Sweden and has been the Chair of the Industrial Association for Crystallization Research and Development at The Royal Institute of Technology for more than 25 years. Under his Leadership Innovative Processes for the Manufacturing of Losec, Nexium, Brilinta, Pulmicort, Bricanyl, Plendil etc has been developed.
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Sara has rich expertise in innovation policy development in Sweden and EU. She has worked for the Swedish Governmental Offices, i.a. as head of the Swedish Innovation Strategy team and as officer in charge of the public inquiry on Innovation Procurement and the Government’s Strategy for increased service innovation. Sara’s experience also comprises work at VINNOVA and at the European Commission as Detached National Expert at DG Research. From 2013, Sara is co-founder and partner in ModigMinoz, a change tank and innovation consultancy with focus on the potential and power of people as citizens, users and employees, and in business, third and public sector to contribute to innovation for a sustainable global society.
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Åsa is an innovation policy expert, combining skills in strategic communication with rich experience from Swedish and international policy development. She co-lead the team in charge of the Swedish Innovation Strategy, which was adopted by the Government in 2012. As a VINNOVA employee, Åsa was i.a. engaged in VINNOVA’s work with innovation procurement. She has also worked with strategic communications at VINNOVA and at the Swedish Defence Research Agency. From 2013, Åsa is co-founder and partner in ModigMinoz, a change tank and innovation consultancy with focus on the potential and power of people as citizens, users and employees, and in business, third and public sector to contribute to innovation for a sustainable global society.
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Henrik is the founder of Offerator, management consultants that are specialized in public procurements since 10 years. Henrik is a lecturer in public procurement. Prior to Offerator he worked as sales director at Temo-Univero and Retail Services. Henrik was the initiator to the repetitive yearly competition Retail Awards, were the winners are recognized in twelve categories within the Swedish retail business. Henrik is engaged in board work in several companies and organizations.
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