Living Labs towards smart communities

Apulian Living Labs for NEXT Adriatic Investment Forum Innvation workshop

On Wednesday 18th March 2015, from 10.00 am to 13.00 am Apulian Living Labs representatives meet together at MiCo û Milano Congressi for an innovation Workshop inside NEXT Adriatic Investment Forum frame.


Scope of the workshop is to illustrate the experience adopted by three Apulian Living Labs and to work with project partners together with Living Labs representatives and Innovapuglia expert,  adopting the Living Lab methodology to identify needs and opportunities to be taken. 

Salvatore Latronico for CRIKHET- management and e_health technologies, Fedelucio Narducci for TAGS - Technology infrastructure Allowing to experiment GamificationStrategies for social services innovation and ST.E.SE.GEO will explain how Living Labs may represent a valid instrument to support territorial development policies, assuming the configuration of  tools for promoting user driven RDI in a given sector (such as e.g. eHealth, Domotics, or eInclusion), thus attracting investments and talents, or simply tourists into a region and leading to a permanent increase in growth and employment; or of territorial innovation models, for proactive behaviour of the public administration, grounding on a successful æmixtureÆ of technological, social and organizational  RDI activities to valorise local intellectual capital and increase knowledge for development.