Policy sharing, policy learning

INTERREG IVC Thematic Capitalisation Event

Brussels, Belgium

May 2014 22 Register Now

Innovation systems


How can regional innovation systems be strengthened? This workshop aims to showcase the challenges of regional innovation systems and how the systems’ stakeholders may counter these. Participants will share their own experiences and contribute to the discussion on challenges and solutions.


Carl Arvid Dahlöf 

Expert in Innovation systems, Inno AG filial Scandinavia, Sweden

Mr Dahlöf is a consultant at inno AG's Stockholm office, where he has been involved as an evaluator in a number of EU-funded projects. Currently he serves as an INTERREG IVC Capitalisation Expert for the Innovation Systems topic. He has previous experience at the EU Delegation to the US and the Swedish Embassy in Washington, DC. Carl Arvid holds a MSc in Management and Economics of Innovation from Chalmers University of Technology. 

Peter Heydebreck

Expert in Innovation systems, Inno AG, Germany

Prof Dr Heydebreck is a thematic expert for the Innovation Systems theme of the INTERREG IVC programme. He mentors and advises national and regional governments and multi-national organisations (e.g. EU, OECD, UNIDO) in the field of innovation policy and competitiveness and has also served as a member of the Research Commission of the German Science Council (Wissenschaftsrat). Peter holds a professorship for Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship at the University of Malmö (Sweden).


Jean-Marie Pruvot  

CEO, NFID, France

Mr Pruvot is the CEO of NFID, the regional innovation and entrepreneurship agency for Northern France region. NFID is in charge of providing impetus, coordinating and following-up the implementation of the Regional Innovation Smart Specialisation Strategy (RIS3) and providing services to the operators network.


Event report

Read the "photo-reportage" on the policy learning and the inspiring ideas we have exchanged in Brussels.


Innovation systems


Peter Heydebreck / Overview on Innovation systems 
Jean-Marie Pruvot / ASTRID for information sharing and reporting


Innovation systems


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