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LTU research on social innovation

Luleå University of Technology develops new knowledge and tools in social innovation, in collaboration between academia, business and society. Here are some examples:

Call for collaboration for social innovation

Research anthology on social innovation

In order to provide an overview of current research on social innovation in Sweden, chapters are called for an anthology, with chapters written by researchers from different universities and disciplines. The anthology is published by Studentlitteratur, with editors from Luleå University of Technology and Umeå University. More info is available via the link below.

Research in the field of industrial design

In the field of industrial design, social innovation is studied and supported in the sense of innovative ways of meeting societal challenges and ensuring the welfare, wellbeing and empowerment of vulnerable groups in society. More info is available via the link below.

Research in the field of physiotherapy

In physiotherapy, research is condicted on movement, activity and health among older persons and persons with severe disabilities, health promotion and working conditions for learning, work and leisure, as well as e-health and digital physical therapy. One example is research on active school transport, described in the link below.