To create metropolitan solutions with impact that will be adopted smoothly and swiftly by all involved, urban living labs can provide a co-innovating setting for its stakeholders and a valuable context to test, (re-)shape and valorize innovation.
Collaborations & partnerships
Metropolitan solutions are made possible by revolutions in new technologies, research and design methods. No stakeholder can do this alone; finding metropolitan solutions requires cooperation between knowledge institutes, companies, cities and citizens.
The participation of citizens in the process of identifying and solving urban problems is essential for the development of an adaptive and resilient city. Citizen engagement works on innovative ways to enable the participation of citizens in research.