“ A Living Lab is a user-driven open innovation ecosystem based on a business – citizens – government partnership which enables users to take part an active part in the research, development and innovation process :
Bringing the users early into the creative process in order to better discover new and emerging behaviours and user patterns ;
Bridging the innovation gap between technology development and the uptake of new products and services involving all relevant players of the value network via partnerships between business, citizens and government;
Allowing for early assessment of the socio-economic implications of new technological solutions by demonstrating the validity of innovative services and business models .”
… integrally applies the LL approach to a territory and its citizens, its model of governance and its strategic plans for the future: in essence, it can be conceived of as a new model for regional development.
TLL Model CONCERTATION & PARTICIPATION MONITORING THE CONTEXT STRATEGIC POLCIES & PLANS CO-CREATION CO-CREATION CO-CREATION THE VIRTUOUS CIRCLE OF KNOWLEDGE-BASED GOVERNANCE E-SERVICES
Service Innovation Pre-Digital Services 1 2 3 N-1 N Digital Network Services 2 3 N-1 Territorial integrated developemnt needs Living Labs Co-Creative Innovation Services Territorial Innovation Services Integrated Territorial Sustainability N 1 Territorial LL Virtuous Circle Regional Innovation Strategy and Policy Activities
Network shifts NETWORK ORIENTATION TYPE OF KNOWLEDGE FAMILY / SOCIAL BUSINESS TACIT CODIFIED HIGH DENSITY WEAK TIES LOW DENSITY STRONG TIES Family Cultural Ethnic Comunity Peer Learning/support Territorial District Organisational Industrial District Supply chain Social inclusion Learning regions Communities of Practice Learning organisations BROADBAND IMPACT ON NETWORK TYPOLOGIES IST “NEWTIME”
Degree of “innovation literacy” (articulation of demand by citizens, local authorities and SMEs)
Level of inter-departmental cooperation
Involvement of local stakeholders in decisions
Participation in inter-regional networks
Shift in approach Based on: EP STOA UNIT “CULTURAL DIVERSITY IN THE NEW MEDIA” UPDATE 2002
Stakeholder Involvement Based on: DG XVI Art. 10 TERRA “LORE” 1997-2001; DG XIII ISPO “ISIAS” 1998-2000 ARTICULATION OF DEMAND COMMITMENT OF ACTORS TERRITORIAL CAPITAL TERRITORIAL INNOVATION POLITICAL DECIDERS TEAM OF EXPERTS CITIZENS, BUSINESSES ETC.
Living Lab Governance DG REGIO INTERREG IIIC SOUTH “PROGRESDEC” 2006-08 PARTICIPATORY POLICIES REGULATORY POLICIES NETWORK POLICIES GOVERNANCE OF INNOVATION TECHNICAL POLITICAL SOCIAL