Innovating Public Services


Co-creation Stage



3:30 pm

5:00 pm

A Part of Theme:



Sustainability, Welfare, Public Administration, Business

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Today, innovation is business as usual also within the public sector. Even so, innovation is associated with start-ups, competition and commercial success. What is different for public sector innovations? What can we learn, and what can we improve?

Welcome to take part in a conversation about public service innovation, facilitated by Openlab and moderated by innovation manager Sara Araya. The conversation is taking place physically at Gather festival Thursday September 12th and online at Develop Your City. Join in, comment and like!

Openlab is a proud partner of Gather. Openlab is Stockholm based challenge-driven innovation community providing courses for professionals and master’s students, a co-working space, innovation management and a conference centre. Together with our founding partners we are experts in transforming innovation for the public sector through design methods and digital innovation platforms.


David Fredman, Operations manager at Heartrunner

Liselothe Engelgren, Chief procurement manager at City of Stockholm

Dhakshayene Holmgren, project coordinator Tech Tensta


Speakers to be Announced