About Joanna Franzén

Joanna Franzén is the agency’s expert on mission-oriented innovation, the team-lead for Vinnova’s design team and Strategic Lead- Missions. She has been with Vinnova for six years and was part of the mission-pilot led by Dan Hill. This work focused on food and is depicted in Vinnova’s playbook on missions. She held the position of Strategic Area Lead for Sustainable Food Systems and led the work in creating Vinnova’s approach to addressing system innovation within the food system. Joanna is part of the management team at the division of innovation management and has a background within law and product development of digital services.


March 22, 16:00

Empowering system innovation for the green transition - The Swedish way

Sustainably sourced metals and minerals are make-or-break for the green transition. So, how can actors innovate fossil-free, circular and safe societies by adopting a systems-approach? Join us as we uncover how Swedish Mining Innovation scaled a system demonstrator into innovation export and catalysed global impact. Along with an expert panel we discuss how taking a systems-view of innovation can transform value chains and resolve societal missions, with sustainable mining as a case study.