Research Areas

Here you will find researchers categorized under research topics. Click on the categories below to get an overview of relevant researchers. Researchers may belong to several research areas.

 

#Innovation within democracy and participation (#Innovasjon ved demokrati og deltakelse)

This thematic research area includes researchers who work with innovation related to democracy and participation. This covers topics such as political organization, political decision-making, the relationship between politics and administration, citizen participation, co-creation and co-management.

#Innovation in management and administration (#Innovasjon ved styring og forvaltning)

This thematic research area includes researchers who work with innovation in management and administration. This covers issues such as governance reforms, administrative reforms, facilitation for and management of innovation, new management tools and organizational forms, cross-sectoral organization, hybrid organizations, new forms of management, planning and development work, and digitization.

#Social innovation and service innovation (#Sosial innovasjon og tjenesteinnovasjon)

This thematic research area includes researchers who work with social innovation and service innovation. This is a broad theme covering user engagement, co-creation, service reforms, service organization, welfare technology and digital services, public procurement, practice-driven innovation. This thematic research area covers research related to all service areas (health, welfare, education and research, refugee immigration and integration, culture, technical services and infrastructure).

#Innovation for societal development (#Innovasjon ved samfunnsutvikling)

This thematic research area includes researchers who work with innovation in and for societal development. This covers topics such as sustainability and sustainable innovation, climate, environmental and nature conservation, energy supply, digitization and big data, robotization, artificial intelligence, regional innovation, entrepreneurship, partnership / PPP, regional and local development, migration as well as working life and inclusion.

#Innovation as a study object (#Innovasjon som studieobjekt)

This thematic research area includes researchers who work with concepts such as innovation management, innovation systems and innovation processes.