Public health care innovation lab tackling the barriers of public sector innovation
|Author:||Torvinen, Hannu1; Jansson, Kaisu1|
1Department of Marketing, Management & International Business, Oulu Business School, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
|Persistent link:|| http://urn.fi/urn:nbn:fi-fe2022041429131
|Publish Date:|| 2023-07-27
Acknowledging the public sector’s remarkable innovation potential and several challenges hindering its innovation capability, this case study explores the impact of public sector innovation laboratory on innovation barriers of public health care. Findings are based on a Finnish hospital district’s innovation laboratory specialized as an authentic environment to develop novel technology and service solutions with various private sector partners. By altering the PSO’s approaches on interaction, commercialization, mutual learning and independence, the PSI laboratory proves especially influential in tackling innovation barriers related to complexity and organizational competences. Conversely, the lab’s impact on the barriers of risk-aversion and bureaucracy is lesser.
Public management review
|Type of Publication:||
A1 Journal article – refereed
|Field of Science:||
512 Business and management
This work is a product of SHERLOC research project (2018–2021) financed by the University of Oulu’s Eudaimonia Institute.
© 2022 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group. This is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis in Public Management Review on 27 Jan 2022, available online: https://doi.org/10.1080/14719037.2022.2029107