POLISS Winter School 30 January – 5 February 2023 in Stavanger

We met in Stavanger for one full week of training, including a course on innovation policy organized in collaboration with the Nordic Research School in Innovation (NORSI) and a weekend team-building retreat focusing on career development. In addition to our POLISS researchers, 13 PhD students from NORSI participated in the innovation policy course component of the training week.

Knowledge & Research

  • Profound overview of the most central theories and debates in the research literature on innovation policy
  • Comprehensive overview of the policies at different levels used to promote innovation and regional development
  • Advanced and broad knowledge of how to assess a problem from an innovation policy perspective

Transferable Skills

  • Project planning
  • Time management
  • Policy development
  • Creation of evidence-based policy solutions
  • Policy brief writing
  • Analytic skills
  • Presentation skills

Meet the Stakeholders

  • Policy makers
  • City of Stavanger
  • Research Council of Norway
  • Rogaland County Council
  • DG Regio

Group Dynamics

  • Group Work
  • Networking
  • Providing and gaining feedback on our policy recommendations

Please find the full handbook of the training week here.