URENIO Watch: Intelligent cities – smart cities – innovation ecosystems

Living Labs / People-driven Innovation

Nesta Report: Data for Good

good1Data for Good is a report produced by Nesta, targeting to explore the ways in which big and open data can be used for the common good. Although this study does not offer specific answers to the ways in which big data could be used as a tool to promote common good, it offers an opportunity for collecting and presenting a variety of experiences. Continue reading…

Implementing Innovation – A User’s Manual for Open Government Programs

Implementing-InnovationReboot, a social impact firm dedicated to inclusive development and accountable governance, published a guide that provides practical advice and guidance for government changemakers as they navigate the specific challenges of implementing innovative programs in the public sector. Continue reading…

City as Living Laboratory

callCity as Living Laboratory: Sustainability Made Tangible Through the Arts’ (CaLL) provides a framework for how the arts and sustainability can be linked in innovative ways to create cities that help us redefine how we live our lives, use our resources, how we communicate, educate, work, and collaborate. Continue reading…

Selected Readings on Crowdfunding

crowdfunding-graphicAs part of an ongoing effort to build a knowledge base for the field of opening governance by organizing and disseminating its learnings, the GovLab published an annotated and curated collection of recommended works on Crowdfunding. Continue reading…

Handbook on cross border collaboration and Living Labs

new_picture_72The Handbook ‘How to set up cross-border Living Labs’ introduces the Living Lab approach according to a transnational perspective, namely through the building up and operation of cross-border Living Labs. The document was developed within the framework of Alcotra Innovation strategic project, funded by Continue reading…

4th ENOLL Living Lab Summer School – registrations are open!

ENoLL-Logo_0The next ENOLL Living Lab Summer School will take place in Marchester, from the 27th to the 30th August 2013. Continue reading…

Open Innovation 2.0, Smart Cities, Living Labs

Open Innovation 2.0The yearbook Open Innovation 2013 (with the sub-theme ‘Open Innovation 2.0’) published by the Directorate-General for Communication Networks, Content and Technology of the European Commission, highlights two main perspectives: firstly, the disruptive nature of Open Innovation 2.0 and, secondly, the nature of open innovation eco¬systems which are fostering jobs and sustainable growth. Continue reading…

3rd ENoLL Living Lab Summer School: Invitation and Call for Papers

The III ENoLL Summer School will take place in Espoo and Helsinki from August 21th to 23rd, 2012. On Monday the 20th August there will be a pre- summer school for participants Continue reading…

Global Cities launch Technology Award for Living Standards

global -city-technology-awardTwenty global cities, including Barcelona, Cape Town, Lagos, Mexico City, Rio de Janeiro and San Francisco, in four continents, join forces with Living Labs Global, Oracle, CityMart.com and The Climate Group in an effort to find innovative solutions that will improve the living standards of more than 100m citizens by launching the Living Labs Global Award. Continue reading…

MEDLAB Conference – A living lab for smart and green buildings

The MedLab International  Conference will be held respectively on the 3rd and 4th October 2011 in Thessaloniki, Greece at Electra Palace hotel. Continue reading…