Interactive Institute’s Christina Öhman nominated for the Swedish Innovation Award

27 November, 2009 - 11:52

For the third year in a row, the Swedish periodical Veckans Affärer and the technical consultant group ÅF award a prize to innovators in Sweden, called Svenska Innovationspriset.Interactive Institute’s Business Developer Christina Öhman is one of eight nominees for her excellent work on how design and new technologies can be employed to increase people’s awareness of their everyday use of energy. Christina initiated this research area at the Interactive Institute in 2003 with support from The Swedish Energy Agency. Christina has been involved in developing several innovations that will help people understand and monitor their energy consumption, one example is the Power Aware Cord which is now touring the world as part of the exhibition Visual Voltage.The award ceremony will be held December 2 in the Stockholm Concert Hall, and the prize is 100 000 SEK.Read about all the nominees here (in Swedish): Veckans Affärer - De kan vinna Innovationspriset.