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Reviewing the Human Smart Cities Conference

The Human Smart Cities Conference was held in Lisbon on the 13th of March, 2014. The event focused on the engagement and participation of citizens in the evolution of cities towards open innovation. The conference featured relevant speakers from the city of Lisbon and a number of European countries, international representatives from Brazil, Angola and Mozambique as well as emissaries from the European Commission and World Bank. Around 140 attendees followed the program.

The Human Smart Cities Conference was held in Lisbon on the 13th of March, 2014. The event focused on the engagement and participation of citizens in the evolution of cities towards open innovation. The conference featured relevant speakers from the city of Lisbon and a number of European countries, international representatives from Brazil, Angola and Mozambique as well as emissaries from the European Commission and World Bank. Around 140 attendees followed the program.

The conference was in primis the occasion to discover how the city of Lisbon is operationalizing a disruptive urban innovation idea: fostering a continuous cooperation between citizens and local governments to promote effective smart cities making use of ICT, Future Internet and open data protocols.

Very stimulating was the discussion on Making Policy in the Human Smart City. Four Portuguese majors and city consultants reflected upon the future of human urban development in Portugal and Europe and confirmed how necessary it is to define precise local and international policy actions able to look at the wider picture in order to foster well grounded, organic changes.

The idea of co-designing ICT-based solutions with citizens to encourage urban development was strongly endorsed by the MyNeighbourhood initiative. MyNeighbourhood’s goals of centring technological development on people and reshaping neighbourhoods as lively habitats for smart development were extensively presented and achieved resounding success.  

ENoLL and the Living Labs domain were presented as a clever model of horizontal and user-centric innovation. Relevant speakers like Alvaro Oliveira (Alfamicro), Paulo Fernandes (Mayor of Fundao) and Victor Mulas (World Bank) referenced Living Lab’s methodologies as milestones in the definition of avant-garde smart cities in Europe and worldwide. 

See some pictures here!

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The March edition of the newsletter is focused on Living Lab initiatives and experimentations. In this light we are launching […]

Living Lab Projects Publication Launch

For the fifth consecutive year we are launching the Living Lab Project Publication under the theme “Co-Creation & Experimentation: in […]

Gaming? Serious? Meet-up on 2 March

On Tuesday 2 March at 13.30 we will organize a session around gamification and serious gaming.   After some insights […]

City Drivers project of Laurea Living Labs among the 300 World Best Practices on Sustainability and Innovation

City Drivers project by ENoLL member Laurea Living Labs has been selected as one of the 300 World Best Practices […]

20 Tips & Tricks for Responsible Research & Innovation

Tips & Tricks are series of thought-provoking recommendations for collaboration, innovation and action.   Tips & Tricks for Responsible Research […]

Post Covid – Open Access to Social Innovation Ecosystems to address Global Challenges – Collective Ways Forward

Covid has changed everything – the way we work, manage our health, educate our children, consume and socialize. It has […]

Health and Wellbeing meet-up for members on 23 February

We strive towards the wellbeing of our participants in our Health and Wellbeing Living Labs research studies. One aspect usually […]

Defining the roadmap ahead for the ENOLL mobility working group

The second meeting of the mobility working group of ENOLL was held on February the 2nd. During the 2 hours […]

Interview with ENoLL member THESSM@LL

Thessaloniki Smart Mobility Living Lab also known as THESSM@LL fosters initiatives encouraging development in the transport sector and the sustainability […]

Co-creating the Living Lab symphony of music

2020 has been a horrific year for our cultural sector. During this public session we dive into the power which […]

ENoLL joined the 5th Annual Forum of the EU Strategy for the Adriatic and Ionian Region

ENoLL has joined the 5th Annual Forum of the EU Strategy for the Adriatic and Ionian Region. The virtual forum […]

REWAISE project – Call for case studies

Assignment title: Case study presentations for Living Lab Methodology Handbook Type of contract: Service contract (100 eur per case study presentation) Deadline […]

Living Lab days go digital again in 2021 and we need your input

2021 rises on the horizon with our promise of empowering our members even more than before with more ENoLL sessions […]

Get to know our members

espaitec Living Lab, HBS Living Lab, MindLab and Limerick Living Lab presented their organisation and current activities at the member […]

Social & Creative project – external expert call [extended]

Assignment title: External Expert Engagement Coordinator Assignment duration: February 2021– June 2021 (potentially contract to be extended based on the project’s […]

Office Assistant Vacancy

Description of the function General accounting tasks: booking invoices and costs, distribution of costs per project, following up approvals, executing […]

The roadmap ahead for our mobility working group

Early February our working group on mobility would like to get back to you with their mission and a roadmap […]

[ENoLL Members] Call for labelling evaluators

We invite our members to become evaluators for the 2021 wave. Our Labelling Task Force has worked hard to translate […]

[Nagykovácsi Well-being Living Lab] Come forth 2021

Every upcoming year brings novel challenges, and we believe, 2021 will be no exception! This year at the Nagykovácsi Well-being […]

[ENoLL Members] Catch up on 19th January

We are delighted to invite all our members to our second quarterly meeting on Tuesday, 19 January at 11.30. Together […]

Kick off meeting working group Agriculture & Agri-food

More and more our living lab methodologies are being implemented and used within the sector of Agreocology and food value […]

[POLICY BRIEF] Digitalisation & Living Labs: Co-Creating And Deploying During The Covid-19 Crisis

Coronavirus crisis has critically affected cultural and creative sectors due to the sudden and massive loss of revenue opportunities. Cultural&Creative […]

Social & Creative project – External expert call

(edit: deadline for applications has been extended until 30th of January 2021 – please consult the announcement on the extended […]

End of the Year reflections

We looked back at the challenging yet productive year of 2020 in our winter newsletter and pick out some of […]

Makers exchange open call

Hyper Global x Hyper Local, is an open call that is inviting makers to explore what it means to be […]

ENoLL Year-end General Assembly 2020

Today ENoLL’s year-end General Assembly took place where the owners of the association gathered, and numerous  stakeholders participated with advisory […]

Memorandum of Understanding with Korea Local Information Research & Development Institute (KLID)

During the year-end General Assembly meeting held on 11 December 2020, ENoLL has introduced the newly signed Memorandum of Understanding […]

AOTF Workshop: Harmonizing health & wellbeing living lab services & procedures

On 1 December 2020, ENoLL Health and Wellbeing Action Oriented Task Force held a workshop to discuss “Harmonizing health & […]

ENoLL begins work on WATERMINING project

On 26 and 27 October, the WATERMINING project kicked-off. A project with the funding of 17M EUR will demonstrate innovative […]

Vacancy: Capacity Building Internship

We are looking for a Capacity Building Intern to support and develop the ENoLL Virtual Learning Lab – 8-week course […]

Live Stream: Living Lab for Social Innovation and Citizen Engagement

We invite you to dive deep in the session on Social Innovation and Citizen Engagement through Living labs. The event […]

ENoLL December Newsletter

 With the December edition of the newsletter we raise your attention to numerous accomplishments and updates from the Living Lab […]

Job opening – Association Director (extended deadline)

Are you motivated to play a leading role in shaping Europe’s citizen driven open innovation Living Lab network? ENoLL is […]

Rethinking the management of innovation labs – Survey of practices and intent

Lorraine Smart Cities Living Lab has launched a survey to rethink the management of innovation labs. The questionnaire is composed […]

Remembering Alvaro Oliveira, second President of ENoLL

We are saddened by the news that Dr. Alvaro Oliveira, the second President of ENoLL and Chairman of the Council, […]

EU survey: First screening of European agroecology living labs and research infrastructures initiatives

The European Commission published this survey in the context of the discussion on building a European research and innovation partnership […]

What could be our common global challenge?

We as humans are currently facing different challenges: climate change, social inequalities, health pandemics, digital surveillance… These issues are global […]

[POLICY BRIEF] Culture and Creativity in the post Covid-19 world: Reaching the Sustainable Development Agenda Goals

Cultural and creative sectors are important for ensuring the continued development of societies and are at the heart of the […]

The BlueArk Challenge: foster innovation in water management

The aim of this call for projects is co-creating solutions for water management challenges that professionals are facing. Energy Living […]

Co-mapping a strategy towards efficient Social Prescription for older adults in Europe

At the “Co-mapping a strategy towards efficient Social Prescription for older adults in Europe” workshop held on 1 October 2020, […]

Mobility cluster kick-off meeting

Over the last months the necessity for an extra ‘cluster’ around mobility within our network became more and more obvious, […]

John Bessant on “why bother with user innovation”

At the Opening Session of the Digital Living Lab Days, John Bessant, Professor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at University of […]

Regional living labs for agroecology

Workshop, relevant for the Rural Living Labs Action Oriented Task Force, will take place during the European Week of Regions […]

Bridging EU-US research on Next Generation Internet (NGI) – Open Calls

The main goal of the NGIatlantic.eu Open Calls is to incentivize EU – US NGI teams to carry out experiments using EU […]

Finalists of the European Social Innovation Competition

The European Social Innovation Competition is a challenge prize run by the European Commission across all EU Member States and […]

REWAISE – a smart water ecosystem for a sustainable and efficient water cycle in Europe

[PRESS RELEASE] Madrid, 16th September 2020.   This September saw the launch of the European project Resilient Water Innovation for […]

Welcome wave 2020 of ENoLL members

At the final day of the Digital Living Lab Days on 4 September 2020, we have officially welcomed new adherent […]

ENoLL General Assembly

ENoLL’s next General Assembly meeting linked to DLLD is taking place the 1st September from 14-16PM CEST.   The following […]

Your favourite Living Lab projects revealed

For the fourth consecutive year, we asked our members to share projects they have worked on with the aim of […]

Open Call: External Experts EUSIC

Assignment title: External Scale Up Expert Assignment duration: August 4th 2020 – August  20th 2020 Type of contract: Service contract (maximum 8 hours) […]

ENoLL named key innovator by the Innovation Radar for the work on the SynchroniCity project

The Innovation Radar is an initiative of the European Commission aiming at identifying potential innovations and innovators in EU-funded projects. […]

Living Lab Projects of 2019 – vote for your favourite

We are happy to open the public voting session on this 20 July 2020 for the Living Lab Projects 2019 […]

Open Call: External Policy Expert – EXTENDED DEADLINE

Assignment title: External Policy Expert Assignment duration: August 2020 – June 2022 Type of contract: Service contract (maximum 150 hours) Preferred […]

Welcoming trainee

Some days ago, at the end of June, Maria Kiseleva joined our team as a trainee. Maria is an international […]

Living Lab Project Award 2019 – Submissions are now closed 

Submissions are now closed.   Thanks for your participation in the Living Lab Project Award 2019! We closed the submissions […]

Virtual Interactive Workshop Facilitation

You have until the end of the week to submit an online workshop for the Digital Living Lab Days 2020 […]

EU Farm to Fork Strategy: Collective response from food sovereignty scholars

Academics from Centre for Agroecology and Water Resilience (CAWR) at Coventry University have together with a number of European academics who specialise in […]

Playbook for Social Innovation

The Social Innovation Playbook written by the European Social Innovation Competition team is now online!   DOWNLOAD THE PLAYBOOK   […]

Call for Research Evaluators

The call for papers for our first DLLD (Digital Living Lab Days) is running, all information about submitting a paper […]

European networks come together to support interregional innovation investments to achieve economic recovery in Europe post COVID19

As the COVID-19 crisis reaches new levels, the European Union is preparing to address an unprecedented post-Corona reality with the […]


[For ENoLL Active Members only] Welcome to the 4th Edition of Living Lab Project Awards !   As you may […]

DLLD20: call for workshop evaluators

For the first time in history, ENoLL’s OpenLivingLab Days conference has moved virtual: Digital Living Lab Days 2020 will be […]

Boost citizen engagement in the implementation of cohesion policy!

Are you convinced that citizen engagement can improve public governance and ensure stronger sense of ownership? Do you want to […]

Announcing the Digital Living Lab Days

As you know, our annual OpenLivingLab conference which was to take place in Ghent was cancelled due to the current global COVID19 […]

Call for Papers and Practitioners Innovation Presentations

The call for submissions is open. The deadline for submissions is 10 June. Accepted contributions will be presented online during […]

Call for Smart Rural Area & Intelligent Cities

The European Commission has currently open two calls targeting two opposing but interconnected communities: cities and villages.   100 Intelligent […]

Interactive tools for home working

Facing the Covid-19 situation, a lot of actions and solutions are highlighted with the aim to stay close to the […]

The Webinar Series on COVID-19

ENoLL community is actively working on the challenges that the COVID-19 crisis has brought to us. Our aim now, as […]

OpenLivingLab Days is cancelled: What happens next

The 11th edition of the annual event scheduled to take place between 2-4 September in Ghent, Belgium is cancelled following […]

ENoLL at Digital Innovation Hub webinar

On March 25th ENoLL participated in a webinar “How can DIHs help in times of COVID-19” organized by DG CONNECT. […]

Welcoming trainee from Strate School of Design

At the end of March we have welcomed a trainee to the ENoLL team. Noeline Ricau, who is a student at […]

Let’s tackle Corona together

Every hour the impact of COVID-19, also known as the Coronavirus, becomes bigger and bigger for everyone in Europe and […]

Wave 2020 for ENoLL membership is open

ENoLL’s contribution to advancing co-creative, human-centric and user-driven research over the years has grown tremendously. We are looking forward to […]

Are you our new coach for the European Social Innovation Competition?

The European Social Innovation Competition is looking for experienced professionals who want to be involved as a social innovation coach […]

Action-Oriented Task Force on Social Impact of AI presentation in Barcelona

The presentation of the “Action-Oriented Task Force on Social Impact of AI”, an initiative of the European Network of Living […]

EUSIC 2020 Project Open Call: External Expert – Senior Project Manager

Assignment title: External Expert – Senior Project Manager Duration: Temporary contract (maximum 250 hours from March 2020 until December 2020) Preferred […]

Living-in.EU: The European way of digital transformation in cities and communities

Declaration on joining forces to boost sustainable digital transformation in cities and communities in the EU invites European mayors to […]

ENoLL Action-oriented Task Force on Social Impact of AI at the MWC2020 Barcelona

Join the session of the “ENoLL Action-oriented Task Force on Social Impact of AI” on  Wednesday 26th February from 14:15 to 15:15 in the central […]

Latest results from U4IoT project – eCourse on Recommendations for adoption and sustainability

U4IoT project has come to an end in December 2019, after three years of acting as a coordination and support initiative […]

EUSIC 2020 Webinar: Reimagine the Lifecycle of Clothes

The European Social Innovation Competition is hosting four webinars as part of the promotion of its 2020 edition – Reimagine […]

Andree Woodcock, Coventry University joins the ENoLL Council

We met with the author, researcher, professor and the newest Council Member of the European Network of Living Labs, at […]

iSCAPE educational materials on Living Labs

iSCAPE – Improving the Smart Control of Air Pollution in Europe (through Living Labs) has concluded after 3 years of […]

Laurea CCO organises Health and Wellbeing ecosystem workshops and excursions for partner visit in February 2020

Solving complex problems of today and the future requires cross-border, cross-sectoral, trans-disciplinary, multi-stakeholder co-creation. However, co-creation does not happen without […]

Podcast #4: How to Living Lab with children

For this podcast, the main goal was to understand how the iScAPE Living Lab engaged with children through various activities […]

Smart Control of Air Pollution – Policy Briefs series

In the iSCAPE project, six cities across Europe: Bologna, Dublin, Bottrop, Vantaa, Guildford and Hasselt performed Living Lab activities involving […]

ENoLL Networking Event at World Urban Forum, Abu Dhabi

The networking session “Social and cultural innovation for sustainable cities: a myth or reality?” is organized by ENoLL  in cooperation with […]


Entries to the 2020 European Social Innovation Competition are now open!   Are you a creative and innovator in the […]

Upcoming Living Lab Webinar with espaitec

Next webinar on Living Labs features e’LivingLab hosted by espaitec Science and Technology Park from Castellon, Spain. Join the webinar on […]

Living Labs at the Water Europe Conference

The EU Water Innovation Conference 2019 was held on 12 December 2019 in Zaragoza, Spain, under the theme “Accelerating action to tackle water pollution and enhance EU preparedness […]

Become an Ambassador for Responsible Research & Innovation

The NewHoRRIzon project is looking forResponsible Research & Innovation (RRI) Ambassadors. Being a RRI (Responsible Research & Innovation) Ambassador is […]

ENoLL General Assembly – closing 2019 and entering 2020

Reaching the end of 2019 ENoLL Chair is providing a review on actions for the year 2019 and will give […]

European Cities Join Forces to Boost Digital Transformation in Europe

 Declaration “JOIN, BOOST, SUSTAIN” for greater uptake of digital solutions and the creation of the European Way of digital transformation […]

Open Living Lab Days 2019 Special Issue

The special issue of Open Living Lab Days 2019 is now open for submission to the Open Access Health Informatics […]

Podcast#3: How-not-to lose the opportunity to get support from citizens

This podcast presents how-not-to lose the opportunity to get support from citizens. Luca Leonardi, director of Arca textile shares his […]

EU Open Science coordination and OSPP meetings at Laurea

ENoLL member Laurea Living Labs (hosted by Laurea University of Applied Sciences) hosted the EU Open Science coordination and OSPP meetings. […]

ENoLL at the Smart City World Expo

ENoLL was present at the Smart City World Expo (SCWE) in Barcelona, Spain which was attended by more than 24,000 […]

The Living Lab Guidebook for cities fighting against air pollution

The “Living Lab Guidebook for Cities fighting against Air Pollution” is a guide that has been developed to showcase and […]

Podcast#2: How to work as a living lab

’How to work as a living lab‘ is the main topic for the second podcast. For this episode, Katinka Schaaf, […]

Podcast #1: how-not-to Living Lab

This first podcast focused on the challenges when creating Living Labs. Hence, this episode reflects on the “how-not-to make basic […]

It’s a wrap – European Social Innovation Award 2019

On November the 4th the final event of the 2019 European Social Innovation Award took place where between the nominated […]

ENoLL Member in the care sector: Senso2me

SENSO2ME was created in 2010 as a Living Lab at the disposal of the care sector and facilities dedicated to applied innovation in view of facilitating and provoking […]

At the Smart City World Expo

We are getting ready for the biggest smart city event of the year – the Smart City World Expo in […]

ENoLL at the European Week of Regions and Cities

ENoLL has organized and participated at several session during the Week of European Regions and Cities – an event which […]

SynchroniCity open call

ENoLL is looking for a specialised colleague to join our team for a short term engagement with a dedicated task […]

Call for Web Developer

Call for Web Developer We are looking for an outstanding Web Developer to be responsible for the coding, innovative design and layout […]

ENoLL Chair visit in South Korea

During the five day visit to South Korea in October 2019, ENoLL Chairperson of the Executive Board Fernando Vilariño (representing […]

Laurea UAS and Open Science coordination

ENoLL council member and previous Chair Dr Tuija Hirvikoski represents ENoLL at the EC Open Science Policy Platform (OSPP),  which […]

MoU signed with South Korean organisation WeGO

ENoLL Chairperson of the Executive Board, Fernando Vilariño, signed the Memorandum of Understanding with South Korean “World Smart Sustainable Cities […]

General Assembly summary Thessaloniki 2019

The 3rd September the ENoLL General Assembly gathered together to announce the renewed ENoLL Executive Board Leadership, the newcomer ENoLL Living […]

The Mediterranean Forum of Creativity and Social Innovation

On October 15th – 16th, the Community of creatives and social innovators from the Northern Mediterranean area meet in Bari to […]

Press Release: OpenLivingLab Days 2019

450+ participants from all over the world join the annual Living Lab event   [Brussels, 27 September 2019] – The annual flagship […]

10 of the best ideas from across Europe on Challenging Plastic Waste

The Finalists of the 2019 European Social Innovation Competition are announced   Launched in memory of social innovation pioneer Diogo […]

Welcome 13th wave members

At the social dinner on 2nd September during the OpenLivingLab Days we welcomed 13th wave of ENoLL Adherent members. Adherent […]

Co-creation Orchestration: A call for abstracts

Laurea Living Labs invites you to respond to the call for abstracts and receive high-level coverage of your work. Those […]

The Social & Creative Community joined OLLD19

PRESS RELEASE   TALIA Horizontal Projects Met the Living Labs’ Community   The Social & Creative Community joined OLLD19   […]

External Expert Needed for TALIA Project

Assignment title: External Expert – Senior Project Manager Duration: Temporary contract (maximum 270 hours) Preferred starting date: 16 September 2019   About […]

PRESS RELEASE: TALIA Horizontal Projects at the Open Living Lab Days 2019

Living Labs Meet the Social & Creative Community   TALIA Toolkit and the Learning Lab Programme at the Service of […]

The Importance of Impact Measurement in Social Innovation

The European Social Innovation Competition 2019 moved into its second phase, after the announcement of this year’s 30 Semi-Finalists. Alongside this, the 2019 […]

Call for Entries: ILUCIDARE Special Prizes within the European Heritage Awards / Europa Nostra Awards 2020

The European Heritage Awards / Europa Nostra Awards are Europe’s top honour in the field of cultural heritage. The Awards recognise outstanding conservation projects, innovative research; […]

RRI studio – booth at the OLLD19 conference

This year, RRI enthusiasts are joining forces in collaborating on a joint booth at the OLLD19 conference: the “RRI studio” […]

Looking for a Living Lab with Policy Brief writing expertise

ENoLL is looking for a Living Lab expert with policy brief writing experience.   The plan is to write between […]

Get your Smart City Pilot funded – SCIFI 2nd Open Call

The SCIFI Project is Launching its Second Open Call on Smart City Data Challenges. This opportunity is directed at ENoLL core members. […]

How to challenge plastic waste – 30 ideas from across Europe now compete for €50,000 award

From compostable diapers to recyclable building material: meet the 30 Semi-Finalists across 19 European countries that have been selected for […]

Day0 trainers @ OLLD19

The call for speakers for Day0 (Learning Lab Day) at the OLLD19 conference is now open! This opportunity is directed at ENoLL core members. […]

Semi-Finalists announced: 30 projects from 19 countries selected for the next round of the European Social Innovation Competition 2019

PRESS RELEASE 12 June 2019   Today, the European Commission announced the Semi-Finalists of the 2019 European Social Innovation Competition. […]

Application period closed – ENoLL Office Manager Position

The European Network of Living Labs is looking for a senior professional who will help the Association Director and Accountant […]

Designing Living Lab processes

At the last consortium meeting of the Urban Nature Labs project (UNALAB) in Prague, Czech Republic between 28th – 30th […]

Joint statement on Interregional Innovation Investments for European value chains

AER, CPMR, EARTO, ERRIN, ENoLL, the EuroTech Universities Alliance and Vanguard Initiative, as well as the co-leading Regions from 17 Smart Specialisation Partnerships, […]

Digital Traineeship coalition: New support team starts work

In May 2019, new support team led by BluSpecs in partnership with CIVITTA and ENoLL, started working with the European Commission services and the […]

Meeting with the Japanese Ministry of Trade

In May 2019, ENoLL Chairman Fernando Vilariño and Director Zsuzsanna Bodi met with Director Aoki from the Japanese Ministry of Trade […]

Let’s talk about Living Labs Open Call 2019

The European Network of Living Labs is pleased to announce Let’s talk about Living Labs Open Call 2019. Living Labs’ […]

U4IoT activities at IoT week

U4IoT project will be involved at IoT week 2019 in Aarhus with several activities related to the topic of end-user engagement and co-creation: U4IoT workshop […]

ENoLL joins European AI Alliance

In April 2019, ENoLL Chairman Fernando Vilariño became a member of the European AI Alliance group. The group serves as a […]

Living Lab Project Award Goes To Thess-AHALL, Basaksehir and MediaLab UGR

Being inspired by the projects and amazing living lab activities we encounter on a daily basis, we decided to give […]

Innovators who are Challenging Plastic Waste across the globe

The 2019 edition of the European Social Innovation Competition will reward the most innovative approaches to reducing plastic waste and improving re-use […]

Call for Research Evaluators

The OLLD call for papers is published – now it’s time to apply as an evaluator! As in previous years, […]

ACTIVAGE project launched its 2nd Open Call

The ACTIVAGE project is an EU-funded initiative under the Horizon 2020 Framework Programme, and its main objective is to develop […]

Call for Web Developer

We are looking for an outstanding Web Developer to be responsible for the coding, innovative design and layout of our […]

How can we Challenge Plastic Waste?

  The 2019 edition of the European Social Innovation Competition will reward the most innovative approaches to reducing plastic waste […]

The OLLD call for workshops is published – now it’s time to apply as an evaluator!

As in previous years, we’re inviting ENoLL effective members & innovation partners to join the evaluation committee in assessing and […]

Call for Workshops at OpenLivingLab Days 2019

OpenLivingLab Days Call for Workshops Day 2 & Day 3, on 4-5 September 2019 Another year, the OpenLivingLab Days is […]

Challenging Plastic Waste launches in Ljubljana

The 2019 edition of the European Social Innovation Competition opened last week with a day of talks, debates and workshops […]

Vote for your favourite Living Lab Project

Moving into its 3rd Edition this award gives ENoLL active members the opportunity to share their innovative solutions with the […]

European Social Innovation Competition Launch

Three €50,000 prizes for the most innovative projects designed to reduce plastic waste   The 2019 European Social Innovation Competition […]

OpenLivingLab Days 2019: Call for Papers

The call for submissions to the 10th Open Living Lab Days in Thessaloniki is now open. The deadline for submissions […]

EUSIC – Call for Assessors

We’re looking for 10 assessors to help us evaluate the entries for this year’s European Social Innovation Competition   The Competition […]

EU-MACS: Matching Climate Services Supply with Demand

EUropean MArket for Climate Services – a European project on which ENoLL has been working on from November 2016 until October 2018 focused […]

Inter-individual and cross-cultural differences in living lab research

Have you ever wondered whether you can implement the same research protocol in different countries without having an impact on […]

SynchroniCity rolls out 49 answers to successfully scaling IoT solutions for smart cities and communities

[Brussels, 06 Feb 2019] – SynchroniCity is driven by a simple question: What would it take for a great data-driven […]

Living Lab Project Competition EXTENDED DEADLINE

Due to several kind requests, we have decided to extend the deadline for submission of Living Lab projects for the Living Lab […]

Welcoming the newest addition to our team

We wanted to take the opportunity to welcome the newest addition to our team, Dan Petrescu.  Dan is a new […]

ENoLL launches the next edition of OLLDs in Thessaloniki

The next edition of the Open Living Lab Days (OLLD19), the annual gathering of the global Living Lab community, organized […]

Vacancy: Living Lab Manager

Description of the position CENFIM (www.cenfim.org) is a cluster and innovation hub whose purpose is to promote competitiveness through innovation […]

Call for tenders: Travel Agency Services

Title: Travel Agency Services Contracting authority: European Network of Living Labs iVZW Deadline for submitting tenders: 07/03/2019 (18h00 CET) Status: […]

FIT4RRI Call for Training Events

FIT4RRI project has opened a Call for Proposals on hosting training events on Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) and Open […]

13th wave for ENoLL Membership is Open

ENoLL’s contribution to advancing co-creative, human-centric, and user-driven research over the years has grown tremendously, and we are looking forward […]

Interreg MED Project Open Call: External Policy Expert

Assignment title: External Policy Expert Duration: Temporary contract (maximum 150 hours) Preferred starting date: 01 February 2019   About TALIA TALIA (Territorial […]

Interreg MED Project Open Call: External Expert – Senior Project Manager

Assignment title: External Expert – Senior Project Manager Duration: Temporary contract (maximum 160 hours) Preferred starting date: 01 February 2019   About […]

i-Media Cities Survey

Imagine a  platform for archived footage of all European film and photograph archives where you can explore original footage that […]

Journal of Sustainable Cities and Society: CALL FOR PAPERS

Is your Living Lab driving innovations in the field of air pollution? The call for papers on a special issue […]

Highlights of 2018

Looking back at 2018, it is difficult to summarise such an active year in a few lines. In the winter […]

Welcoming new Core ENoLL Members

Two new members joined the Core Group consisting of Effective members and Innovation Partners. During the December General Assembly meeting, […]

Submit your Project for the Living Lab Project Award

Living Labs are at the centre of innovation. They are present in many different sectors with one common aim – […]

Understanding co-creation phenomena: submit your case study

SISCODE project is analysing and comparing co-creation ecosystems across Europe, in order to understand their dynamics and the degree of integration […]

Reflection on the Fair of European innovators

We joined the Fair of European innovators in cultural heritage on 15th and 16th November 2018, in Brussels. The two-day […]

Place-making for Innovation at La Marina Living Lab

What happened? The past 15 and 16 November, ENoLL was invited to La Marina de Valencia, Spain for the Place-making […]

New Living Lab e-course lesson available

In the context of U4IoT project, e-courses have been developed to provide online reference material in end-user engagement and co-creation. ENoLL, […]

Learning about Korean approach to Living Labs

ENoLL Chairman Fernando Vilariño was invited by the Fredrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom (FNF), and the Korea Local Information, Research […]

At the Global Sustainable Technology & Innovation conference

For the second consecutive time, ENoLL joined the Global Sustainable Technology & Innovation conference (G-STIC). With the aim to facilitate […]

Sixteen new IoT Large Scale Pilots selected to shape the global market for Smart Cities and Communities

SYNCHRONICITY IOT LARGE SCALE PILOTS SELECTION ANNOUNCEMENT   PRESS RELEASE   Sixteen new IoT Large Scale Pilots selected to shape the global […]

Learning about co-creation tools with a game

In the last week of November, UNaLab (Urban Nature Labs) project partners from 28 different organisations met to exchange ideas, […]

Lego Serious Play workshop at European Space Agency event

ENoLL teamed up with Transilvania Living Lab at the Phi week event in Rome, organized by the European space agency. […]

Romanian, Slovenian and Italian projects announced as the winners of the EUSIC 2018

Last Thursday 8th November the 2018 edition of the European Social Innovation Competition came to an end in Brussels after […]

Get to know the 2018 EUSIC Finalists – PART IV

  Ulisse is one of ten finalists for EUSIC 2018. Here, their Deaf Community Manager Dora tells us more about […]

Get to know the 2018 EUSIC Finalists – PART III

  ScOLARGeno is one of ten finalists for EUSIC 2018. Here, Project Coordinators, Felix Hollerbach and Burghard Flieger tells us […]

Wim De Kinderen appointed as ENoLL Vice President

The Chairman of the ENoLL Executive Board, Fernando Vilariño, has announced the appointment of Wim De Kinderen as Vice President. […]

Get to know the 2018 EUSIC Finalists – PART II

ConnecTech is one of ten finalists for EUSIC 2018. Here, their program coordinator, Eszter Fay tells us more about why […]

Cluj Innovation Camp: Innovation Camp for the future of Cluj

Joint purpose driven co-creation camp for the city of Cluj in Romania.   The 27-28th October I had the opportunity […]

Get to know the 2018 EUSIC Finalists – PART I

Career Bus is one of ten finalists for EUSIC 2018. Here, their founders, Dragoș Belduganu and Armina Sirbu tell us […]

Regional Living Lab Summit

“Bridging Innovation Between East & West” was the appropriately chosen theme for the first Regional Living Lab Summit celebrated in […]

SISCODE: case studies on co-creation labs

In the SISCODE project we strive to learn more about co-creation and it’s potential to be a leading maxim for […]

Thess-AHALL presents ENoLL and the OLLD during the Open Access Week 2018

On the occasion of the International Open Access Week 2018, AUTH Medical Physics Laboratory Postdoctoral Research Associate, Product Manager at Nively […]

ENoLL Council member ICF Juror for more Intelligent Communities in the World

Tuija Hirvikoski, PhD, from Laurea University of Applied Sciences, Open Science Policy Platform Member and European Network of Living Lab’s […]

PRESS RELEASE: TALIA International Seminar

    What happened in Palermo?   Sharing Results from MED Projects   [Brussels, 24 October 2018] – The Interreg […]

European IoT Large-Scale Pilots programme with meetings and review

On 17th and 18th of October 2018 the European IoT Large-Scale Pilots (LSP) programme with representatives from the Large-Scale Pilot […]

TALIA Press release

Get to know the vision of the Social & Creative Community for creating inclusive innovation in the Mediterranean zone. The […]

Recap from the European Week of Regions and Cities

The European Week of Regions and Cities is an annual four-day event during which cities and regions showcase their capacity […]

IoT Large-Scale Pilots Programme at ICT 2018

Fröhliche Weihnachten ! or it is too soon? We have an Austrian winter story to share. After the successful participation […]

Open Calls closing in October’18

We compiled a selection of a few Open Calls, closing at the end of the month, that are interesting for […]

Guide to ENoLL Secretariat for Members

The role of ENoLL Secretariat is to implement decisions passed by the General Assembly and run day-to-day operations of the […]

SynchroniCity: More than 130 applicants responded to 3M euro Open Call

On 28 September 2018 the full SynchroniCity team met in Antwerp for the project review with the European Commission and […]

EUSIC Finalists Announced

FINALISTS ANNOUNCED European Social Innovation Competition 2018 Enters FINAL PHASE   The European Commission recently announced the finalists of the […]

CoCo Toolkit workshop at the Nordic Edge

ENoLL team was at the Nordic Edge conference & expo, running a workshop within the scope of UNaLab project titled Co-creating […]

iSCAPE Summer School: Air Quality Sensing and Approaches for Mitigation

Between 17th-18th September, European research and innovation project – iSCAPE (Improving the Smart Control of Air Pollution in Europe) of which […]

Coming up: H2020 Proposal writing workshop

Join H2020 Proposal building workshop organised by ENoLL Innovation Partner – Vandejong. The workshop will take place on 22 and […]

Veli-Pekka Niitamo Awards

This year, the OpenLivingLab Days Conference had the honor of receiving a total of 34 papers from a diverse range […]

MoU Signed with Australian Living Lab Innovation Network

During the OpenLivingLab Days 2018 in Geneva, Switzerland ENoLL signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Australian Living Labs Innovation Network (ALLIN). […]

Fernando Vilariño: Elected Chairman of ENoLL Council

At the Council meeting taking place during the OpenLivingLab Days in Geneva, Dr Fernando Vilariño was elected as ENoLL Chairman […]

2018 Conference Proceedings

Conference Proceeding of the 9th edition of the OpenLivingLab Days are published. This document is a compilation of the papers presented between […]

Bilan Competition: WIN A FREE ENTRY TO OLLD

While the registrations for the conference have already closed, because we have reached maximum capacity, there is another opportunity to […]

Interview with Kristel Van Ael: on systemic design tools and co-creation

  We chatted with Kristel Van Ael, a partner at Namahn design agency – one of the world’s leading agencies when […]

ENoLL President at the Moscow Urban Forum

Tuija Hirvikoski (Laurea Living Labs) was invited to speak at the 2018 edition of the Moscow Urban Forum under the […]

Guidelines for Living Labs in Climate Services

In the context of the EU-MACS project, a set of guidelines have been published for “developing and implementing Living Labs […]

The European Social Innovation Competition Toolkit

This toolkit aims to support social innovators all across Europe to develop their ideas, by using the phases of the […]

Join the IoT European Large-Scale Pilots Programme through Open Calls

The IoT European Large-Scale Pilots Programme proposes open calls from three of its projects, namely SynchroniCity, ACTIVAGE, and IoF2020.   […]

Finland has the potential to become the forerunner of health tech thanks to the Spinning Pilots project

The project is a great example of collaboration between ENoLL members – in this case Laurea and Spanish member GAIA […]

The effectiveness of involving users in digital innovation: Measuring the impact of living labs

Recently published paper by imec-SMIT, imec-MICT and IDEA consult researchers shows economic effects of Living Labs. For the evaluation of […]

EUSIC Semi-finalists Announced

EUSIC Semi-finalists Announced   The European Social Innovation Competition has selected 30 semi-finalists with ideas on turning local challenges into opportunities for young people […]

“Co-creating competitive business models and services for a physiotherapy company” course

Laurea was elected to organize a course “CO-CREATING COMPETITIVE BUSINESS MODELS AND SERVICES FOR A PHYSIOTHERAPY COMPANY” at World Confederation […]

OpenLivingLab Days – Early Bird ticket sale closing

Opportunity to buy your Early Bird ticket with a discounted price is coming to an end. The sale is ending […]

What are Living Labs? U4IoT video explains

This Living Lab intro video has been created in the context of U4IoT project, a support action for the European […]

Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations speaking at OLLD18

Michael Møller, the Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and current Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva, will give […]

SynchroniCity Open Call for SMEs

ENoLL is partner of the SynchroniCity Large Scale Pilot representing the first attempt to deliver a digital single market for […]

Horizon Europe – ambitious Research and Innovation programme

Next research and innovation programme – Horizon Europe – was proposed by the European Commission. The programme is so far […]

OLLD18 Call for Papers – important dates

We would like to thank all authors who have responded to the OpenLivingLab Days 2018 Call for Papers. Due to […]

Framework for Agile Living Labs

The Living Lab concept proposes a number of guidelines (user-centric design, iterative in-the-wild testing, user involvement & panel management, etc…), […]

OpenLivingLab Days Registration Open

Early bird registrations for the annual event organised with local partners this year in Geneva, Switzerland is now open.    […]

City of Espoo wins Intelligent Community Award

One of the main shareholders of Laurea and the second-largest city in Finland, Espoo has won the international Intelligent Community Awards […]

Welcome 12th wave members

With the June edition of the ENoLL newsletter we have announced new ENoLL members. These Living Labs have passed the […]

Mediterranean Innovation came to Brussels!

Mediterranean Innovation came to Brussels! The past 7th May, ENoLL with the support of Creative Ring, held a networking event […]

Coaches needed for EUSIC 2018

 🌍 Are you based in one of the following countries? Greece, Italy, Finland, Sweeden, Finland, Hungary, Poland, Norway, Ireland, Lithuania, Ukraine, […]

Competitiveness Council adopts EOSC plans and welcomes OSPP report

It has been reported on the web page of the European Commission that the Competitiveness Council has endorsed the European […]

Research Papers at OpenLivingLab Days 2018

The deadline to submit a research paper for the OpenLivingLab Days 2018 research session has passed yesterday on May 21st. […]

Living Lab Project Awards 2017, we have the most popular ones!

  We are pleased to announce the most voted projects of the Living Lab Project Awards 2017 More than 2000 participants from […]

Living Labs and Sustainable Development Goals: from theories to practice

The theme of OpenLivingLab Days 2018  “Living Lab and Sustainable Development Goals: from theories to practice”.   The theme and […]

Building bridges between start-ups and big companies – activities within Krakow Living Lab

Acceleration Programme organized by Kraków Technology Park   The industry is ready to implement innovations In Poland, there is need […]

MADE in MED, the Interreg MED mid-term event Rome

The Interreg MED Programme is a European transnational cooperation programme co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund of the European […]

Living Lab testing for SMEs

  ProVaHealth project, which aims to remove barriers for the slow market uptake of innovations and facilitate market access for […]

Call for Evaluators

The call for evaluators is open! Please consult the text below explaining further who can apply for each call and […]

Manifesto for Innovation in Europe

Throughout the past half-year numerous organisations have contributed, together with ENoLL, in the creation of an open manifesto for innovation […]

Call for Workshops at OpenLivingLab Days 2018 in Geneva

As in previous editions, ENoLL would like to invite its members, stakeholders and Living Lab practitioners to contribute and co-create the agenda of the […]

Vote for the Living Lab Project of your choice

Following the successful 2016 edition, we opened a competition for Living Lab Projects of 2017 in December of last year. […]


Last week the 2018 edition of the European Social Innovation Competition was launched. We can still feel the buzz of […]

Meet our new Intern

Marta de los Rios White has joined ENoLL in March 2018 and will work for us until the end of […]

12th Wave

ENoLL’s contribution to advancing co-creative, human-centric, and user-driven research over the years has grown tremendously, and we are looking forward […]

ENoLL | Open Call for Assessors | European Social Innovation Competition 2018

The Competition   The 2018 European Social Innovation Competition – RE:THINK LOCAL – is offering three €50.000 prizes or the most innovative projects […]

European Social Innovation Competition launch in Paris

A full audience of social innovators, entrepreneurs and policy makers gathered in Paris on 20 March 2018 to mark the […]

OpenLivingLab Days 2018: Call for Papers

The call for submissions to the 9th Open Living Lab Days in Geneva is now open. The deadline for submissions […]

Health Living Labs: HELIUM Staff Exchange programme

Organised in the framework of HELIUM project, the network of Living Labs was glad to share best practices on Living Lab […]

Highlights from the ENoLL General Assembly

On Friday 2 February 2018, ENoLL held the first General Assembly of 2018. In accordance with Article 10 of the […]

Connected Smart Cities Conference 2018

For the 5th consecutive year, ENoLL joined the Connected Smart Cities Conference, this year with active engagement in various pannels […]

Upcoming ENoLL General Assembly

Next ENoLL General Assembly will take place on Friday 2nd February between 1.30-3pm CET. Adherent members who would like to […]

Graphic Design Internship

We are looking for a Graphic Design Intern who would contribute to and develop visual identity of the association. ENoLL […]

H2020 calls related to Open Innovation for 2018/2020

ENoLL has recently collaborated with the OISPG and Institut Mines Telecom in the production of a summary report on relevant […]

New Report: Cities as Living Labs

  ENoLL collaborated with researchers from Laurea University and published a report on Cities as Living Labs – Increasing the impact of investment […]

Memorandum of Understanding signed with Future Centre Alliance Japan

On August 28, 2017, the European Network of Living Labs (ENoLL) and Future Center Alliance Japan (FCAJ) (based in Chiyoda-ku, Iidabashi, Tokyo) […]

Living Lab Project Award’2017 – submission extended

Following the successful 2016 edition, we are opening a competition for Living Lab Projects of 2017. All ENoLL members are invited […]

Living Lab methodology handbook published

With the help of collaborative efforts of several individuals in ENoLL network, a new Living Lab Methodology Handbook has been […]

Technical Review Conference & SynchroniCity Open Call

From 25th to 27th October 2017, SynchroniCity had its first Technical Review Conference at the European Commission DG Science and […]

Apply now for the Hans Sauer Award 2018: Designing futures. Social Labs in Europe

The Hans Sauer Award 2018 addresses the best and most innovative Social Labs in Europe. They encourage initiatives, institutions and […]

New release of end-user engagement toolkit

A toolkit has been created by ENoLL in the context of U4IoT project that supports the European IoT Large-Scale Pilots […]

Responding to the 3Os strategy: a co-creation workshop

A co-creation workshop took place at ENoLL premises in Brussels on the 25th October to define together with likeminded organisations […]

Living Labs at the Global Science, Technology & Innovation Conference

On Monday 23rd October and Tuesday 24th October, living labs were actively participating at the first Global Science, Technology & […]

Research projects at the OpenLivingLab Days 2017

ENoLL brought its current research projects to the OpenLivingLab Days 2017 Krakow, to support and benefit from the high-level programme […]

11th wave ENoLL Members

During the OpenLivingLab Days in Krakow, ENoLL officially welcomed 11th wave members at the end of Day 1 of the […]

Small Advanced Economies Initiative Innovation day

The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment of Finalnd and the Ministry of Education and Culture, yesterday on 12 September […]

CALL for independent external controller auditor (registered in Belgium) – TALIA Interreg MED project – EXTENDED DEADLINE

Background TALIA (Territorial Appropriation of Leading-edge Innovation Actions) is a new project under the Interreg MED Programme that has recently […]

At the Open Innovation 2.0 Conference

 ENoLL attended the ‘Open Innovation 2.0: The Platform for Digital Innovation‘ Conference in the heart of Transylvania – Cluj-Napoca, between […]

ENoLL projects contributing to IoT week

As announced in ENoLL May newsletter, at the beginning of June ENoLL participated in IoT week with two of its projects, […]

Interview with Bror Salmelin and Emiliya Hubavenska of European Commission, DG CONNECT

For our latest interview, we had a chance to speak to the father of the living lab movement and the […]

ENoLL active in Geneva next week during the IoT week 2017

ENoLL is involved in several activities in Geneva, Switzerland next week, as the 7th edition of the international IoT Week […]

First Belgian Living Lab Day

On Tuesday, 9 May, the first ever edition of Belgian Living Lab Day took place in Brussels.        […]

Best Living Lab Project Award Winners

Being inspired by the projects and amazing living lab and network activities we encounter on daily basis, the ENoLL Office […]

INTERREG-MED TALIA project: Two-day conference event

INTERREG-MED TALIA project: ENoLL and France/Francophonie Living Labs participated at the first Talia 2-day conference at Bari (March 15-16, Italy) 

H2020 Midterm evaluation and stakeholder consultation results

The 28th April as part of the Interim evaluation of Horizon H2020 meeting the Public Stakeholder Consultation results have been shared with interested […]

Editorial of April Newsletter by ENoLL Vice-President

Editorial by ENoLL Vice-President Artur Serra for April 2017 Newsletter: “The Lab is our future”  “The year is 2030. Open […]

Interview with Wojciech Przybylski

We caught up with Wojciech Przybylski (President of the Executive Board of KTP) to find out more about the living […]

Co-create the IoT event with Basaksehir Living Lab

The Internet of Things (IoT) has a wide area of application as it affects all devices connected to the internet.

Editorial of March Newsletter by ENoLL president

  During the Dutch Presidency of the Council of the European Union, Open Science became a priority on the agenda with […]

Call for Workshops at OpenLivingLab Days 2017

As in previous editions ENoLL would like to invite its members, stakeholders and Living Lab practitioners to contribute and co-create […]

Interview with Living Lab expert Samia Chelbi on Game Jams

In the anticipation of the JamToday two-day closing event hosted on ENoLL premises, we have talked to Samia Chelbi – […]

SELECT for Cities – Call for tenders

In February, the SELECT for Cities Initiative launched its call to support the development of an Internet-of-Everything (IoE) platform for

ENoLL 11th wave – Call for evaluators

ENoLL is selecting ENoLL Living Lab experts to participate in the evaluation of its 11th Wave Call for Membership applications. Candidates with […]

Vote for Best Living Lab Project Award!

ENoLL has invited its members to submit one (or several) projects that ran during the year 2016. 21 applications were […]

Communications Agency Open Call – Q&A

Request for quotes for a communications agency:

Finnish Universities join forces for the Digismart project

The Digismart project is a joint project of three Finnish Universities of Applied Sciences: Laurea (ENoLL Effective Member), Haaga-Helia (Innovation […]

ENoLL President speaking at Workshop series “Bridging European Urban Transformations”

ENoLL President Tuija Hirvikoski spoke at the introductury session of the workshop titled “Experimenting with Urban Living Labs (ULLs) beyond Smart City-Regions”.

Call for papers on Living Labs for OpenLivingLab Days 2017 – DEADLINE EXTENDED

OpenLivingLab Days 2017 brings together both academics and managers from fields of innovation and fields applying Living Labs and Living […]

EU-MACS: call for external expertise (EXTENDED DEADLINE!)

EU-MACS is a recently-started project whose goal is to make the wealth of climate information truly accessible and applicable for […]

SynchroniCity project delivering a Digital Single Market of smart cities for Europe

Delivering a Digital Single Market of smart cities for Europe and beyond, enabled by Internet of Things technology. This is […]

Vacancy: International Project Manager and Project Developer

Are you interested in working in the European Hub, engaging with multidisciplinary stakeholders, interacting with bottom up and social innovation […]

Interview with Living Lab Expert Kelly Verheyen

ENoLL had an opportunity to interview a Living Lab expert Kelly Verheyen who is a Project manager at Thomas More […]

Reviewing the Conference on the Open Laboratory of Imagination

Around 250 people attended the international conference “An open laboratory of imagination in Maggiore Square”, held in Bologna (Italy) on […]

Opportunity for ENoLL members to promote their regional best practices

ENoLL has been actively involved in the WATIFY awareness-raising campaign launched by the European Commission with the aim of supporting European […]

The 11th wave of ENoLL Membership – CLOSED

Public and private organisations from across the world actively committed to engaging and empowering users and citizens to take part […]

imec launches European networking hub

On Friday, 13 January imec, the world-leading research and innovation hub in nanoelectronics and digital technologies, that is hosting ENoLL headquarters office […]

Connected Smart Cities Conference 2017

On Thursday 12 January 2017, ENoLL joined the Connected Smart Cities conference, not only as a participant and an exhibitor […]

ISPIM Innovation Management Dissertation Award 2017

Research Fellows among ENoLL members are encouraged to