The Nordic recipe for successful innovation


Innovation is a necessary tool for successful companies in a globalised economy. To create niches in the global market and to maintain their advantage on their competitors businesses have to constantly seek new solutions, new products and new services. The emerging economies are placing ever more emphasis on innovation and businesses wanting to succeed have no option but to respond accordingly.

This report contains a collection of stories from a number of highly successful companies in all the Nordic countries. They provide inspiration on how innovation can provide long term success and create wealth for individuals and societies. Even though the cases are all different, many common themes emerge when reading about them.

These themes repeat themselves - case after case. They provide the ingredients for the Nordic recipe for successful innovation.