ENoLL @ AAL Forum 2012


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ENoLL @ AAL Forum 2012

  1. 1. European Network of Living Labs (ENoLL) AAL Forum Anna Kivilehto Network Manager ENoLL Office  20/09/21   20/09//2012  
  2. 2. Overview• ENoLL, history and value..• What is the European Network of Living Labs (ENoLL)• Who are our members?• ENoLL supports the EIP AHA• ENoLL in Smart City- and Future Internet Initiatives• Find out more…20/09/21   20/09//2012  
  3. 3. What is (the value of) a Living Lab? • Living Lab is a real-life test and experimentation environment where users and producers co-create innovations • Public-Private-People Partnership (PPPP) for creation, prototyping, validating and testing new technologies, services, products etc in real-life contexts • Empower citizens (end-users) as active co- creators of value, ideas & innovations that can benefit the whole society • Moreover, Policy-makers & citizens can use Living Labs to design & refine new policies in real-life scenarios20/09/21   20/09//2012  
  4. 4. Where does it come from and how did it evolve into ENoLL?• Originated for MIT (US), further developed in Europe• Supported by EC as bridging the gap between R&D and market entrance (faster take up of R&D results) and enable SMEs obstacles on local and regional markets in the fragmented European market place• Linked with EC policies and initiatives EU2020, Digital Agenda, especially through Smart Cities, EIP AHA, Future Internet, Design …• Several Living Lab initiatives supported by the EC as well as national programmes20/09/21   20/09//2012  
  5. 5. ENoLL in short (1/2) • ENoLL informal network launched in 2006 under the Finnish EU Presidency, grown into a non-profit international association representing a diverse community of over 300 ENoLL ‘certified’ Living LabsAll Living Labs:www.openlivinglabs.eu/livinglabs 20/09//2012  
  6. 6. ENoLL in short (2/2)• ENoLL association is lead by ENoLL effective and associated members (General Assembly) with elected management board (Council of 20 members)• ENoLL office in Brussels (2010) facilitating knowledge exchange, joint action and project partnerships between its members: •  Network events to exchange information and best practice •  Disseminates information on EU funding and project opportunities, supports to build project consortia and develop joint projects •  Influences EU policies and engages in debate with EU institutions• ENoLL is also partner to key strategic initiatives and projects of strategic importance and benefit to the whole network20/09/21   20/09//2012  
  7. 7. ENoLL full members•  IBBT-iLab.o (BE)•  Flemish Living Lab Platform (BE)•  Northern Rural-Urban Living Lab (FI)•  Laurea Living Labs Network (FI)•  HumanTech LivingLab (FI)•  Suuntaamo Tampere Central Region Living Lab (FI)•  Helsinki Living Lab - Forum Virium Helsinki (FI)•  Ways Of Learning for the Future (FR)•  Telecommunication Networks Integrated Services Laboratory (EL)•  Trentino as a Lab (IT)•  Lighting Living Lab (PT)•  i2Cat- Catalonia Digital Lab (ES)•  espaitec Living Lab (ES)•  Bird Living Lab (ES)•  Consorcio Fernando de los Rios Living Lab (ES)•  Botnia Living Lab (SV)•  Manchester Living Lab (UK)•  City Lab Coventry (UK)•  The European Society of Concurrent Enterprising Network (IT)•  Aalto University School of Economics (FI)•  ESADE (ES)•  Finnish Living Lab Network of Universities of Applied Sciences (FI)20/09/21   20/09//2012  
  8. 8. Living Labs, Smart Cities & Future Internet     Smart cities:policies, application pull, public data, citizens initiatives [ Citizens ] Living lab: User-driven playground for co- creating Future Internet testbeds as and validating innovative technology platforms scenarios and services20/09/21   20/09//2012  
  9. 9. EIP AHA ENoLL Commitment     •  ENoLL  published  a  commitment  to  EIP  AHA  Ac=on  Group  C2:  Interoperable   independent  Living  Solu=ons     •  Ac=ve  in  the  Interoperability  sub-­‐group  in  the  area  of  applica=on  interoperability   and  suppor=ng  the  socio-­‐economic  evidence  and  implementa=on  subgroups   (mainly  in  the  WPs  related  to  User  Empowerment  and  involvement)   •  ENoLL  Commitment  is  built  on  following:   •  Coordina=on  of  a  pan-­‐European  community  of  Living  Labs  in  the  domain  of  Health   and  AAL  that  will  contribute  to  the  availability  of  interoperable  independent  living   solu=ons  with  special  focus  on  applica;on,  organiza;onal  and  service   interoperability,  and  that  will  support  cross-­‐border  development  and  tes;ng  of   solu;ons,  considering  contextual  factors,  business  models  and  strong  involvement  of   user  communi=es   •  Predecessor  of  this  commitment  is  the  APOLLON  project,  carried  out  by  many  ENoLL   members,  and  that  has  taken  an  important  role  in  networking  and  harmonising  Living   Lab  approaches  throughout  Europe   •  Results  from  the  APOLLON  project  have  been  officially  transferred  to  ENoLL  for  open   exploita;on  towards  the  wider  community  of  Living  Labs,  including  the  Health  and   Independent  Living  Thema=c  Network   •  ENoLL  is  also  involved  in  the  FI-­‐PPP  as  a  partner  in  the  CONCORD  project  suppor=ng  20/09/21   one  of  the  main  FI-­‐PPP  pillars:  the  user  driven  approach  
  10. 10. EIP AHA ENoLL Planned Activities     •  Based  on  the  concept  of  community  and  consensus  building  and,  exchange  of   knowledge  and  experiences,  ENoLL  carries  out  projects  and  relies  on  its  members   while  collec=ng  and  bringing  together  knowledge  from  mul=ple  projects  and   ac=ons  carried  out  a  local,  regional  and  European  level  in  the  AHA  domain.  As   part  of  its  networking  ac=vi=es,  ENoLL  plans  for  organising  AHA  workshops  and   networking  ac=vi=es  to:     •  Gather  input  from  many  projects  about  the  current  usage  of  standards,   challenges  and  success  stories  in  the  implementa;on  of  interoperable   solu;ons  and  applica;ons  for  Independent  Living   •  Promote  the  usage  in  current  and  future  projects  of  interoperable  AHA   solu;ons  aligned  with  EIP-­‐AHA  plan  and  ac=ons.     •  Forster  partnerships  among  the  ENoLL  members  and  between  them  and  the   FI-­‐PPP  and  AALOA  community  as  a  plaYorm  to  design  and  implement  these   solu=ons  and  applica=ons  involving  many  SMEs  and  many  users  all  over   Europe  to  gather  evidence  about  return  of  investment  20/09/21  
  11. 11. Find out more…• www.openlivinglabs.eu• Follow us on Twitter @openlivinglabs and on facebook• www.fireball.eu• http://smartcitiesnetwork.eu/ (beta)• www.apollon-pilot.eu• www.fi-ppp.eu• http://ec.europa.eu/information_society/activities/ livinglabs• Technology Innovation Management Review (Sep 2012)20/09/21   20/09//2012  
  12. 12.         THANK YOU ! Contact the ENoLL Office info@enoll.org    20/09/21   20/09//2012