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Advancing innovation in the public sector

There is sufficient evidence, drawn from surveys of innovation in the public sector and cognitive testing interviews with public sector managers, to develop a framework for measuring public sector innovation. Although many questions that are covered in the Oslo Manual guidelines for measuring innovation in the private sector can be applied with some modifications to […]

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Co-creation in Urban Governance: From Inclusion to Innovation

Studying co-creation notion and its practical examples often leads us to previous work we find interesting and inspiring, and we believe it’s important to share. Today, we would like to show off the work of Dorthe Hedensted Lund, PhD, a senior researcher at the Section for Landscape Architecture and Planning, Institute of Geosciences and Natural […]

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A Case Study of Digital Transformation of Danish Public Services

The 2018 11th CMI International Conference will focus on the digital economy and the digital single market in the EU as drivers of future innovation, competitiveness and growth. EU countries should exchange ideas on digitization policy development and facilitate joint initiatives. Participants will have the chance to discuss prospects and challenges towards digitization initiatives within […]

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Bringing the user perspective to the fore

The Co-VAL consortium members are rather active in studying co-creation. A solid proof of that matter is the “Bringing the user perspective to the fore” article of , Professor Dr. Ines Mergel, (Dpt of Politics and Public Administration at the University of Konstanz, Germany), as published in the Innovative Verwaltung journal, the specialist medium for […]

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Co-VAL needs you in Milan

We need you in Milan!

Wanted: Research fellow in Public Administration, Public Policy, Management or related Università Commerciale “Luigi Bocconi” of Milan seeks for an enthusiastic Research Fellow to join their team working on «Co-VAL: Understanding Value Co-Creation in Public Services for Transforming European Public Administrations», an EU H2020 project. The contract’s duration is set to 24 months and the […]

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Join the Co-VAL team

Join the Co-VAL team!

Two 50% positions on digital transformation and innovation labs are now open! The Department of Political and Administrative Science at the University of Konstanz will offer two half-day positions as academic employee (salary group 13 TV-L) for a period of 2 years. Applicants are required to own an academic degree with an excellent master’s degree […]

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Services in innovation networks and innovation networks in services

RESER is an interdisciplinary European network of social scientists linked by a common interest in service industries and their territorial expression. The annual RESER research conference provides a unique opportunity for the exchange of ideas concerning the cutting edge of service research and is open to all researchers interested in these topics.  The in Gothenburg […]

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A review of how to encourage employee engagement

During last August, the 13th biennial Norddesign Conference was held in Linköping, Sweden. Norddesign is a biennial Nordic conference, covering design, design engineering and design education in its full width. Topics include engineering, manufacturing, aesthetics, emotions, ergonomics, sustainability, and business.  The main theme of the 2018 conference was ‘design in the era of digitalization’, which […]

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Samos Summit and Summer School

Co-VAL at 2018 Samos Summer School

On the 4th of July 2018 Doctor Francesco Mureddu, associate director at the Lisbon Council and responsible for WP7 – Policy implications for public sector transformation and WP9 – Sustainable Policy Impact, presented the Co-VAL project at the 2018 Samos Summit and Summer School during his lecture on Digital Transformation of Public Administration. The 8th […]

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