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