Intervento di Jean Barroca Al convegno [co.05] Meet the cities: i progetti delle più importanti città europee verso una human smart city / Meet the cities: the human-oriented projects of the most important European citiesdi Martedì, 30 ottobre 2012 Consulta il programma di SCE2012
Cova da Beira Living Lab Municipality of Fundão Fundão, Portugal Key words: Open Innovation Open Fundão Open Innovation for low density territories soon more on: http://www.movetofundao.ptInsert also the logos/names of the main institutions involved in the project...
CONTEXT:Fundão is a smallmunicipality in thecenter of Portugal,suffering theproblems of a lowdensity territory andstruggling to findsolutions for today’scrisis. Under-30, withhigh level ofeducation, have anunemployment rate of30% and cannot findjobs in the region.
PROBLEM:How to attract talent and investments torecover the social and economic tissues ofthe territory?
LOW COST STRATEGY andLOW HANGING FRUIT STRATEGY
REFLECTIONSProximity and agility are key success factor for rapid prototyping ofsolutions. Small cities are ideally sized for this experiments.Bottom-up movements are only possible when political level is reallycommitted to be open, transparent and coherent.