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Veli-Pekka Niitamo Awards

This year, the OpenLivingLab Days Conference had the honor of receiving a total of 34 papers from a diverse range of topics and categories contributing to the overarching theme of “Living Labs and the Sustainable Development Goals: From Theories to Practice”. Researchers and practitioners from a wide variety of fields across the globe joined us in Geneva to present their most recent results on Living Lab research.


Two papers earned their place for the Veli-Pekka Niitamo Award: for the Innovation Paper category ‘International Innovation Sprint Bridging the Sustainability Gap between Metropolitan Core and Peripheries’ by Tuija Hirvikoski, Kaisla Saastamoinen and Mikael Uitto, and for the research category ‘Innovation Management in Living Lab projects: the Innovatrix Framework’ by Dimitri Schuurman, Aron-Levi Herregodts, Annabel Georges, Olivier Rits.


The prizes were awarded based upon the initial Evaluation Committee marks but we opened the vote, in a co-creation manner, for all the participants of the summit to decide and vote for what they consider to be the best papers.


For more information on all the papers presented at the OpenLivingLab Days please consult the Conference Proceedings 2018.




International Innovation Sprint Bridging the Sustainability Gap between Metropolitan Core and Peripheries by Tuija Hirvikoski, Kaisla Saastamoinen and Mikael Uitto



Generally, RDI work takes place at the core of Metropolitan areas where the best innovation resources, Universities, and Research Institutions normally situate. At the same time, the periphery of Metropolitan that provides the core area with many vital resources can itself suffer from migration loss, brain drain, loss of jobs, and the many challenges related to ageing population and long distances or poor logistics. In this paper we aim to contribute to the discussions on the role of science, technology and innovation in society and particularly in making cities and communities inclusive, resilient and sustainable (UN SDG 11). We adopt perspectives and concepts from innovation literature and policy documents to introduce Innovation Sprint as an innovation intermediary tool. We explain how the sprints were designed and experimented first in Taiwan and then in Finland. In both cases, multidisciplinary and international Sprints were taken to a remote community to observe, understand, and then to co-create innovative solutions with and for the local stakeholders. We also discuss the ways the Sprint might bridge the sustainable development gaps between the urban, peri-urban and rural areas where the intensity of knowledge, technology, and monetary resources can vary substantially.






Innovation Management in Living Lab projects: the Innovatrix Framework by Dimitri Schuurman, Aron-Levi Herregodts, Annabel Georges, Olivier Rits



Despite being described as ‘orchestrators’ and innovation intermediaries, the Living Labs literature on concrete guidelines and tools for innovation project-related innovation management is scant. Within this paper, we propose the Innovatrix, an innovation management framework built upon existing business model and innovation management tools and frameworks and iterated based on practical experience in Living Lab projects. We illustrate its added value within three practical case studies that lead to three propositions regarding innovation management in Living Lab projects. First, Innovatrix helps to scope the user involvement activities,

which leads to a more efficient use of resources. Second, Innovatrix forces the project owner to focus on a limited number of customer segments, which increases the efficient spending of the scarce entrepreneurial resources. Third, Innovatrix allows to capture the iterations and pivots that were made during an innovation project, which helps to link outcomes with certain Living Lab activities.



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Seminar on COVID-19 Responses and Post-CORONA World by KLID

ENoLL Strategic Partner Korea Local Information Research & Development Institute (KLID) and Korea Social Security Information Service (SSIS) are organising […]

We are looking for an International Events’ Manager Trainee

We are looking for a DLLD event management Intern who would contribute to plan, organise and execute the annual conference of the […]

Coventry University: Scholarship for EIT Digital Summer School

Coventry University, host organisation of ENoLL member City Lab Coventry is organising a summer school together with EIT Digital UK. […]

Policy Brief: Internationalization of culture during Covid-19 crisis

How can we harness the momentum for change brought on by the pandemic to update (innovate and improve) culture the […]

Discussing Artificial Intelligence for policy making

The online workshop “Artificial Intelligence for policy making”, will take place on Monday, 22 March 2021 at 2pm on Zoom. […]

Webinar Living labs in Africa: Future of innovation in Africa

On Tuesday 30th of March, ENoLL will co-organise an online event about living labs in Africa together with Digi Art […]

Co-creation for policy makers: an introductory course

SISCODE project has prepared a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on the topic of policy design and co-creation. The course […]

March Newsletter updates

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 apply until 31 January for ISPIM Innovation Management Dissertation Award 2017. Students […]

2016 Annual Meetings of « Francophonie Living Labs » in relation with the Entretiens Jacques Cartier, Lyon & St Etienne (21-23 November)

The annual meetings of « Francophonie Living Labs » were initiated in 2015 in the context of the France-Quebec cooperation project (2015-April […]

Best Living Lab Project 2016 Awards

For the first time the European Network of Living Labs is launching “Best Living Lab Project Awards” of 2016.

Call for tender: ENoLL Website creation and development

In March 2017, the European Network of Living Labs (ENoLL) aims to launch a new website. A primary objective for […]

TOGETHER project – Search for training experts in the field of energy efficiency in public buildings

The consortium of the TOGETHER project – led by the Province of Treviso, Italian adherent member of ENoLL – is […]

REFLECTION: Summit on Active and Healthy Ageing

On 6 December ENoLL (ENoLL Office as well as ENoLL member from Thessaloniki Active and Healthy Ageing Living Lab (Thess-AHALL)) […]

JRC report on data management in Citizen Science projects

In 2014 the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) organized the Citizen Science and Smart City Summit. At the summit, […]

New connections made at the Smart City Expo

ENoLL was present at the sixth edition of the Smart City Expo World Congress (SCEWC), on 15-17 November in Fira […]

Call for external expertise: “MED Project and Policy Expert” – TALIA project

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

ENoLL at Smart City Expo 2016

ENoLL will attend this year’s edition of Smart City Expo, held from the 15th to the 17th of November 2016 […]

FIWARE Foundation officially constituted – new members invited to join!

The FIWARE Foundation, headquartered in Berlin, has been formally registered on October 28th.

New Study on Living Labs

Study titled “A framework for understanding the different research avenues of living labs” has been published in the International Journal […]

Speech of Saul Polo at Open Living Lab Days’16

During the Open Living Lab Days in Montreal, Saul Polo who represents the electoral district of Laval-des-Rapides as a member […]

Living Labs Joined Code Week

In 2013, during an interview, co-founder of Apple Steve Jobs said “I think everybody in this country should learn how […]

Innover autrement – Meeting in Geneva

On Tuesday 11 October, 25th meeting of technological observatory was held in Geneva. The conference also saw an official launch […]

Call for Contributions – IASP 2017 Istanbul

International Association of Science Parks and Areas of Innovation (IASP) is inviting you to submit a paper proposal for the next […]

European Week of Regions and Cities

The European Week of Regions and Cities (also known as the Open Days) is an annual four-day event during which […]

ENoLL at 2016 Design for Europe summit – a promising collaboration

ENoLL is thrilled to announce the  2016 Design for Europe summit! The event is hosted in Tallinn, Estonia on the […]

ENoLL Founding Member Forum Virium Helsinki celebrates 10th Anniversary

ENoLL founding member Forum Virium Helsinki is an innovation unit within the Helsinki City Group.

FIWARE at the IoT Solutions World Congress

FIWARE will be present at the IoT Solutions World Congress 2016 in Barcelona on the 25-27th October. The second edition of […]

2016 Info Day on the Horizon 2020 Smart Cities and Communities

On Friday, 23 September 2016, ENoLL has joined the Info Day on Smart Cities and Communities that was hosted by […]

With PELARS project at Copenhagen Maker

On Friday 23 September, PELARS project ran user tests at the Copenhagen Maker festival. Nine high-school students were learning programming […]

ENoLL President at OpenSciencePolicyPlatform (OSPP)

On Monday 19 September, ENoLL President Tuija Hirvikoski has been invited to participate at the roundtable of the Open Science […]

APPLICATION for the European Broadband Awards 2016

The European Commission (DG CONNECT) is looking for all types of projects that provide citizens with high-speed broadband internet– irrespective […]

Smart City Expo Call for Awards

ENoLL encourages all members to respond to the Call for Awards of Smart City Expo, whiCh will be held in […]

Blog on OpenLivingLab Days

For those of you who haven’t joined us at the OpenLivingLab Days in Montreal, you can have a look at […]

Elections to the ENoLL Council

The European Network of Living Labs (ENoLL) elected its new leadership board at the annual General Assembly of the association […]

Best Paper Award at Open Living Lab Days 2016

Best paper award of 2016 goes to “Towards FALL: a Framework for Agile Living Lab projects ” author Tanguy Coenen […]

Conference Proceedings of OpenLivingLab Days 2016

Conference Proceedings (academic papers) of OpenLivingLab Days 2016 are out!  The “Research Day – Conference proceedings 2016” reports findings presented […]

ENoLL Summer School Presentation video

ENoLL President Tuija Hirvikoski is presenting the concept of Professional Summer School in the following video.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uJvmVhDVjMo&feature=youtu.be 

Open Living Lab Days 2016 Agenda

Open Living Lab Days in Montreal are fast approaching and in case you haven’t been checking our website you will see that there […]

ENoLL at 7th European Summit of Regions and Cities

After the successful contribution given during CoR Forum on the Urban Agenda ENoLL attended the 7th European Summit of Regions […]

OLLD16 – Call for pitches and the Living Lab Forest

Breaking news for all Living Lab managers and practitioners attending OpenLivingLab Days 2016! The Living Lab Pitches will run on the 24th […]

ENoLL 10th wave Introductory Webinar – 30th June 2016 – Register now!

Following the success of last year’s Welcome Webinar, ENoLL organises a new session to support 10th wave members to make […]

Success stories: ENoLL at Open Innovation 2.0 Conference 2016

The Open Innovation 2.0 Forum welcomed innovation experts, policy-makers, people from academia and citizens in the vibrant city of Amsterdam, […]

WIRE 2016 workshop with ENoLL & Eurocities: Open and citizen-driven Innovation ecosystems in cities, June 10 in Eindhoven

Join ENoLL and Eurocities for this collaborative workshop at WIRE2016 in Eindhoven on the 10th of June on Open and […]

Welcome to new associated member: Living Labs in Wallonia, Belgium

We are pleased to announce Living Labs in Wallonia (Belgium) as a new associated member of ENoLL. Living labs in […]

ENoLL welcomes new 10th Wave members under Dutch EU Presidency at Oi2 Conference

On the 23rd of May 2016, the European Network of Living Labs (ENoLL) announced the results of the 10th Wave […]

SELECT for Cities – how to participate

SELECT for Cities (Standardized, open, data-driven, service-oriented & user-centric platform enabling large-scale Co-creation, Testing & validation of IoE services for […]

ENoLL represented as member of the Open Science Policy Platform (OSPP)

ENoLL is pleased to announce that its President, Tuija Hirvikoski, has been nominated as a member of the Open Science […]

Tuija Hirvikoski awarded with Innovation Luminary Award on behalf of the Living Lab movement.

Dr. Tuija Hirvikoski, President of the European Network of Living Labs (ENoLL) and Director at Laurea University of Applied Sciences, […]

Join the ENoLL General Assembly, Monday May 23rd in Amsterdam

The ENoLL General Assembly will take place in Amsterdam next Monday the 23rd of May in conjunction with the OI2.0 […]

A potential Living Lab Roadmap – proposal by Casper Westerveld

Last year Casper Westerveld contacted our team to support him collecting feedback for his bachelor thesis, on proposing a Living […]

A report of “Lose your way: Towards a Citizen-driven city” workshop

Design & the City 2016 was a conference organized by Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences from the 19th to the 22nd […]

ENoLL 10th anniversary: share your #ENoLL10 story

ENoLL is thrilled to be celebrating its 10th anniversary this year and to mark this occasion we are looking to […]

Castellón will collaborate with UJI’s éBRICKhouse team in mobility and urban sustainability

The éBRICKhouse team of the Universitat Jaume I, part of the e’LivingLab Project (espaitec) specialises in building projects to build […]

Commons technology and the right to a democratic city, 27-28 May in Madrid

During the past two years, D-CENT (Decentralised Citizens Engagement Technologies) has been working to transform democracy in a very concrete […]

CAPS community meeting and workshop, 18th of May in Berlin

CAPS stands for Collective Awareness Platforms for Sustainability and Social Innovation. It is an initiative launched by DG CONNECT of […]

ENoLL responds to the Designing a European Innovation Council Call for Ideas

ENoLL has responded to the European Commission Call for Ideas for a European Innovation Council (EIC) in order to support […]

European Data Forum, June 29-30 in Eindhoven

The European Data Forum (EDF) is one of the key European events for industry professionals, researchers, policy makers, and members […]

SELECT for Cities Open Consultation on the Internet-of-Everything

SELECT for Cities, an initiative that’s changing the way cities in Europe innovate through the creation of city wide Internet-of-Everything […]

OrganiCity Open call for experimentation of smart city technologies: closes June 29th 2016

OrganiCity is an EU project that puts people at the centre of the development of future cities. The project brings […]

Digitising European Industry – Reaping the full benefits of a Digital Single Market

Yesterday the European Commission set out today the path to ensure European Industry reaps the full benefits of the a […]

Join the Amsterdam Action Camp for Societal Innovation: 20-22 May 2016

Join an inspiring international, multi-disciplinary team of innovators to explore ideas for using open innovation thinking to address Europe’s societal […]

ENoLL workshop at ISPIM Innovation Conference, June 19-22 in Porto

ENoLL will organise the workshop “Positioning Living Labs in the Innovation Domain” as a part of the ISPIM Conference 2016 […]

[DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 25/4] Call for papers on Living Labs for OpenLivingLab Days 2016


Call for contributions to join Botnia Living Lab at IoT Week Belgrade 31/5-2/6 2016.

The Internet of Things Week 2016 takes place in Belgrade, Serbia, from the 31st of May to the 2nd of […]

ENoLL 10th anniversary at Open Innovation 2.0 Conference this May in Amsterdam

The 4th edition of the Open Innovation 2.0 Conference takes place in the vibrant city of Amsterdam on the 23rd […]


The AAL Programme is launching its first Challenge Prize to source innovations ininternet connected devices and technologies (Internet of Things) […]

Coventry University feature in the March BQ Magazine

A great article profiling Coventry University appeared in Business Quarter Magazine in a special report on Health Care and Life […]

CoR Forum on the EU Urban Agenda

The European Committee of the Regions is organising a Forum on the EU Urban Agenda in the Westergasfabriek in Amsterdam […]

European Capital of Innovation Award 2016 & citizen-driven innovation

On 8 April 2016 the European Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation Carlos Moedas and the President of the European […]

Smart Regions Conference 2016, 1-2 of June in Brussels

The Smart Regions Conference hosted in Brussels on the 1st and 2nd of June 2016, as organised by the European […]

Registrations open for Open Innovation 2.0 Conference, 23-24/5 Amsterdam

Expected to gather more than 350 people the Open Innovation 2.0 Conference will welcome innovation experts, policy-makers, academics and citizens […]

“MYGEOSS” 3rd call announcement for innovative apps in environmental and social domains

The European Commission (DG RTD and JRC) is launching its third open call for the development of innovative applications (mobile […]

Building Commons Collaborative Economies in Barcelona

From 11th to 13th of March, Barcelona will host the encounter “Commons Collaborative Economies: Policies, Technologies and City for the […]

DG CONNECT’s recent news and opportunities – Ultimate digest

DG CONNECT has recently circulated a number of news concerning new calls’ opening, infodays and CAPS (Collective Awareness Platforms for […]

Discover ISA², EU programme on interoperable digital solutions for Public administrations

The Commission launched ISA² on the 1st of January. This EUR 131 million programme will run until end of 2020 and […]

ENoLL for eHealth pan-European experiments: Our next stop, Thessaloniki

Workshop on Biomedical Technology/ Engineering and Living Labs (Thessaloniki, Greece on March 1st)

Labsitec and e-BRICK HOUSE join espaitec’s e’LivingLab Project

The Laboratory of Psychology and Technology (Labsitec) and e-Brick House project  have signed an agreement to enter the e’LivingLab Project […]

[DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 21/4] Call for workshops at OpenLivingLab Days 2016!

Now it is your turn to transfer knowledge, find your peers and build future around emerging topics as OpenLivingLab Days […]

Webinar on ‘Innovating Responsibly in ICT for Healthy Ageing’ 29th Frbuary at 15.00 CET.

European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing (EIP AHA) co-hosts a webinar on ‘Innovating Responsibly in ICT for Healthy […]

The Creative Ring challenge – good time for creative SMEs and entrepreneurs

The Creative Ring Challenge is part of the CreatiFI project, one of the FIWARE accelerators involving ENoLL and introducing FIWARE […]

New smart city book published by Pieter Ballon, iMinds Living Labs

Congratulations to Pieter Ballon, Director of IMinds Living Labs and Secretary of ENoLL on the launch of his new book […]

International Symposium on Urban Living Labs in Newscastle this week

Symposium on Urban Living Labs takes place this week at University of Newcastle, UK, on the 25-26th February 2016.  

Join ECIM App Challenge on transport, Barcelona 5/3

The hackathon is the first stage of ECIM App challenge aimed at promoting digital innovation in transport through common APIs.

Contribute your voice to the FUTURIUM project: helping to make the EU an innovation friendly environment!

What is preventing EU from becoming the first-in-class Innovation environment? What issues should policy makers be aware of? What are […]

Call for Reference Sites of the European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing is now open

The European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing is looking for new “Reference sites.” Are you a leader in […]

OpenLivingLab Days 2016: early bird ticket sales now open!

We are pleased to announce that early bird tickets for OpenLivingLab Days (23-26 August 2016), which hosted by Communautique and […]

Innoviris hiring a Scientific Advisor specialised in Living Labs in Brussels

Innoviris, Brussels public agency for scientific research, is currently looking for a Scientific Advisor specialised in Living Labs. Interested people […]

ENoLL 10th wave – Call for evaluators

ENoLL is selecting ENoLL Living Lab experts to participate in the evaluation of its 10th Wave Call for Membership applications. […]

Living Labs’ intermediary role stressed in OISPG Open Innovation Newsletter

The latest edition of the Open Innovation Newsletter is dedicated to open innovation 2.0 Conference and Living Labs, highlighting the […]

ENoLL publications: Discover the potentials of ENoLL Living Labs

ENoLL publication: Introducing ENoLL and its Living Lab community We are very happy to share with you our latest publication […]

Exploring Living Labs at Connected Smart Cities conference

During Connected Smart Cities conference, summit held on January 21st in Brussels and co-organised by ENoLL and OASC in the context […]

Welcoming two new Effective Members: Basaksehir Living Lab and Eindhoven Living Lab

We are glad to welcome 2 new Effective members following the ENoLL General Assembly held on January 20th: Basaksehir Living Lab […]

Expression of interest for ENoLL Living Labs to host 2016’s Game Jam

This internal call is launched in the context of JamToday project where ENoLL has been participating as a partner seeking to align […]

“Lose your way: Towards a Citizen-driven city” workshop

Design & the City 2016 is a conference organized by Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences from the 19th to the 22nd […]

New H2020 Living Lab project to help improve air quality in European cities

Due to kick off in Summer 2016 helping improve air quality in European cities, ENoLL is pleased to form part […]

ENoLL info session on how to become an internationally recognised Living Lab: join us! – Registration closed

During the last months ENoLL has received multiple requests to share more information about how to join ENoLL and the […]

SAVE THE DATE : Open Innovation 2.0 Conference – 23 to 24 May 2016, Amsterdam

Organised in Amsterdam, the Netherlands from the 23rd to the 24th of May 2016 by Open Innovation Strategy and Policy […]

Evaluation criteria for ENoLL membership

With the 10th Wave for ENoLL membership open for new applicationsuntil the 8th of March 2016 we thought we’d bring […]

SAVE THE DATE : Skilling up for the future of Europe Conference – 16 March 2016, The Hague

This meeting supports the EU-wide eSkills for Jobs campaign, launched by the European Commission to raise awareness of the need […]

Living labs and open innovation 2.0 – article in New Europe

We were thrilled to have collaborated together with New Europe and OSPIG (the Open Innovation Strategy and Policy Group) for […]

4th EIP AHA partners conference

  9-10th December the 4th EIP AHA (European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing) conference of partners took place […]

European Beyond Data Event, 29 March in Eindhoven

At the European Beyond Data Event communities and stakeholders from around the world come together to share experiences, enthusiasm, shape […]

ICT-LEIT Info Day on January 25 in Brussels

Save the date! ICT-LEIT Info Day on January 25 in Brussels

3rd Connected Smart Cities Conference, 21st January 2016 in Brussels

Organised in Brussels on January 21nd, 2016, the 3rd edition of the Connected Smart Cities Conference is developed to support […]

i2CAT hosts the kick off of the IoT Catalan Alliance

Yesterday i2CAT organised the first IoT Catalan Alliance meeting which brought together businesses, government and Living Labs from Catalonia in […]

Call for papers on Living Labs for OpenLivingLab Days 2016

OpenLivingLab Days 2016 brings together both academics and managers from fields of innovation and fields applying Living Labs and Living […]

The 10th wave for ENoLL Membership is open – Extended deadline to March 15th 12.00 CET!!

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

Save the Date: OpenLivingLab Days 2016, 23-26 August 2016 in Montreal

We are pleased to announce that OpenLivingLab Days 2016 will take place from the 23rd to the 26th of August […]

3rd Wave of OASC launched in Barcelona

The 3rd wave of the Open & Agile Smart Cites Network took place at Smart City Expo in last week […]

Internet of Things Event June 2016 – call for speakers

On June 7-8, 2016, the 5th edition of the Internet of Things Event will take place at High Tech Campus […]

Living Lab Conference with Cité du design & and France/Quebec Living Labs for the 28e Entretiens Jacques Cartier 30/11–1/12

“Living Lab, new catalyst of responsible and local economic development” St Etienne, France Cité du design, one of our Living […]

Remembering Bernhard Katzy: founding member of ENoLL & dedicated researcher

The European Network of Living Labs is deeply saddened to have learned about the recent death of Bernhard Katzy, a […]

OpenLivingLab Days 2015 Report

We are pleased to share with you the official report from OpenLivingLab Days 2015.

Strengthening Guadalinfo Living Lab Ecosystem

The Guadalinfo telecentre network, a project managed by the Consorcio Fernando de los Ríos Living Lab has launched its new […]

TIM Review October 2015 on Smart Cities & Regions

The October 2015 issue of the Technology Innovation Management Review is now out. This month’s editorial theme is Smart Cities […]

FIRE Forum 2015, 9 December Brussels

European Experimental Infrastructure Driving Innovation The European FIRE initiative is a critical pillar of Net Futures within Horizon 2020.

The Creative Ring at Smart City Expo 2015

Initially developed by the SPECIFI project, the Creative Ring is a new experimental community offering a networking space for artists, […]

Living Labs, FIWARE, Creative Ring and OASC at SCEWC 2015

As in previous years the Barcelona Smart City Expo and World Congress (17-19 November 2015) will attract urban stakeholders and […]

ENoLL platform – Experiment with it and find your partners, projects, products and services

We are glad to introduce you the ENoLL platform developed by Basaksehir Living Lab, aiming at enabling ENoLL members to […]

Call for Living Lab papers at Smart Cities in Smart Regions 2016 Conference

Lahti University of Applied Sciences will organise the first international Smart Cities in Smart Regions 2016 Conference in Lahti on […]

The first Horizon Prize for Social Innovation to tackle the challenge of ageing populations

A few weeks ago we encouraged to to vote in the Social Innovation Horizon Prize: an innovative competition run by […]

Innovation Ecosystems Agora in Paris, 17th November

For the second year running the Innovation Ecosystems Agora is being organised in Paris, France on the 17th of November […]

JamToday Fair, 2015 save the date: November 30th!

If you are interested in the potential of applied games then there is a great event coming up at the […]

ICT2015 – what not to miss.

We’re at ICT2015 in Lisbon this week and looking forward to being inspired by the networking sessions & exhibit area, […]

Engage with the Open and Agile Smart Cities (OASC) initiative

Either if you represent an already engaged OASC city, or you are willing to engage; either if you represent the […]

Videos from OpenLivingLab Days 2015 in Istanbul

We are pleased to share with you today the videos from OpenLivingLab Days 2015 in Istanbul, Turkey including the keynotes, […]

LabMeeting 2015 Madrid: Reflections from the Lab movement

The LabMeeting 2015 took place in Madrid from September 22nd to September 24th 2015.

Cite du Design new book: When design… drives innovation

This spring ENoLL took part and organized a workshop in collaboration Living Lab Cite du design during the International Design […]

Potentials of Applied Games – GameJams

Laurea GameJam 2015 – Adopting Healthier Lifestyles

Scientific Day and Open House by CRIR Rehabilitation Living Lab in the mall (RehabMaLL)

CRIR Rehabilitation Living Lab in the mall (RehabMaLL), active member of ENoLL, is organising a Scientific Day and Open House […]

OpenLivingLab Days 2016 to be hosted in Montreal, Canada

OpenLivingLab Days 2015 concluded at the end of August in Istanbul, Turkey, with the announcement that Montreal would be the […]

EU Prize for Women Innovators

The EU Prize for Women Innovators launched this week & is now open for entries. With this prize the European […]

Last day to register for Laurea GameJam

Are you a developer, visual artist, audio specialist or you keen on adopting healthier life style in a playful way? […]

Open Call for FIWARE Lab nodes

 The FI-Core project, funding part of the activities of the FIWARE PPP initiative, has reserved a portion of the project budget […]

Connected house run by Digital Home Living Lab

French press recently highlighted the role and important of a new experiment conducted by Digital Home Living Lab, a French […]

Crowdsourcing Week Europe 2015 (October 19-23 in Brussels)

The crowd is transforming the way the world does business. Crowdsourcing Week Europe 2015 (October 19-23 in Brussels) marks the […]

CreatiFI Open Call 2: an opportunity for creative businesses

Are you working in the creative industries?

Welcoming new Effective Member; Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality – Smart City Istanbul

We are excited to welcome one of two new Effective Member to ENoLL following the August 2015 General Assembly held […]

Welcoming new Effective Member; Krakow Technology Park

We are excited to welcome one of two new Effective Member to ENoLL following the August 2015 General Assembly held […]

Welcome to the new 9th Wave members of ENoLL

On the 26th of August 2015, the European Network of Living Labs (ENoLL) announced the results of the 9th Wave […]

Best paper award at OpenLivingLab Days 2015

As a rather young and recent phenomenon, Living Labs create numerous challenges and issues to be tackled by both scholars […]

New Leadership for the European Network of Living Labs

The European Network of Living Labs (ENoLL) elected its new leadership team at the annual General Assembly of the association […]

Webinar: “Open and Agile Smart Cities (OASC)”

Register to the Webinar. “Open and Agile Smart Cities (OASC)“ Date: September 3rd, 2015

Invitation to the ENoLL General Assembly – August 25th

Invitation to the ENoLL General Assembly (only for ENoLL members)

Webinar: “Citizen Driven Innovation. Living Labs in action” August 20th

Register to the Webinar. “Citizen Driven Innovation: Living Labs in action“ Date: August 20th, 2015 Time: 9:00 am EST 

OpenLivingLab Days – final days to register!

With just more than a week to go before OpenLivingLab Days 2015 kicks off we are excited to bring you […]

Ars Electronica Fetival & PELARS, September 3-7 in Linz, Austria

We are thrilled to announce that with our project PELARS, we are collaborating together with the world renowned Ars Electronica […]

Take the Center Stage in Istanbul @OpenLL15

Apply and pitch in Istanbul during OpenLivingLab Days 2015 in front of a large and diverse audience interested in Living Labs, […]

iCapital 2016 award to the European city building the best “Innovation Ecosystem”

After the success of the first edition of the European Capital of Innovation Award (iCapital) 2014, the European Commission launched […]

Looking back at the #CreativeRing15 workshop in Barcelona

On the 23rd of June twelve creative cities met in Barcelona at the Disseny Hub for the first workshop of […]

In dialogue with Marco Combetto (Trentino as a Lab)

Paolo Aversano from the ENoLL office interviewed Marco Combetto, Coordinator of Trentino as Lab, on topics including regional Living Labs, open […]

Attending Beyond 2020 Forum

The Beyond 2020 Forum took place between the 22nd and the 24th of June in LISPOLIS – Association for the Technological Pole of Lisbon, […]

Principal lecturer from Laurea, Seppo Leminen, Wins ISPIM 2015 Best Paper Award

As a follow up to our brief news last week please find below the accompanying story to the ISPIM Award […]

CAPS 2015: Join the 2nd International event on CAPS for sustainability and social innovation. July 7-8 in Brussels

CAPS 2015: The second international event on collective awareness platforms for sustainability and social innovation.  Brussels, July 7-8, 2015. Why […]

Living Lab Fair – Open call for stands at OpenLivingLab Days

The Living Lab fair is a dedicated networking space during OpenLivingLab Days 2015.

ENoLL and ECIM at the conference “How to Build Smart Mobility Systems to Improve Local Transport Plans?”

In the framework of Futur en Seine, international festival dedicated to digital innovation, ENoLL and ECIM initiative participated in the […]

Beyond 2020 Forum in Lisbon 22-24 June 2015

The Beyond 2020 Forum will take place between the 22nd and the 24th of June in LISPOLIS – Association for the Technological […]

Nokia award for the Living Lab paper at the 2015 ISPIM Conference

Great news from the ISPIM conference in Hungary today: Seppo Leminen (Laurea University), Roberto DeFillippi and Mika Westerlund have been […]

Looking back at Culture Jam Bristol with KWMC

Last week Knowle West Media Centre (KWMC) in Bristol, England, hosted an exciting 1 day ‘Culture Jam’ workshop together with […]

More than 50 cities are now part of the Open and Agile Smart Cities (OASC) Initiative

More than 25 new cities from 10 different countries have shown their interest to join the 2nd wave of the Open & Agile Smart […]

Voting now open for the ENoLL Challenge

The 27th March we launched the ENoLL challenge in collaboration with the Energy Living Lab of Switzerland. We are glad […]

Invitation to the ENoLL Extraordinary General Assembly

In accordance with Article 10 of the ENoLL statutes, all Effective members are hereby convened to attend the ENoLL (Extraordinary) […]

Haaga-Helia leading Living Lab discussions in Hong Kong

Earlier in May, Finnish Innovation & Living Labs experts Dr. Lauri Tuomi, (Treasuror of ENoLL) and Sakariina Heikkanen both from […]

Present and future of living labs in Taiwan – Interview with Dr. Belinda Chen

On Friday, May 22, 2015, Paolo Aversano from the ENoLL Office interviewed Dr. Belinda Chen (Living Labs Taiwan, ENoLL effective […]

Outline of the Crowd-sourced services for smart regions and cities panel on the IoT week

The 18th June our member – Botnia Living Lab will chair a session about Crowd-sourced services for smart regions and cities Please […]

IoT Week 2015 & Living Labs Workshop, 16-18 June, Lisbon

The 5th edition of IoT week will take place from the 16-18th of June 2015 in Lisbon, Portugal. It has […]

Culture Jam Bristol with KWMC

Europeana Creative Culture Jam is the final showcase event of Europeana Creative, a project that explores ways for creative industries […]

The 9th wave for Membership Applications – extended deadline to 21st May 12.00 CET

Public and private organizations from all countries in the world are invited to apply for membership of the European Network […]

Looking back at the “European growth by Design” summit

European Growth by Design is a high-level summit focusing on how design can boost innovation and create economic growth across […]

Why Labs? workshop report

Why Labs? workshop report: Empowering citizens as drivers of innovation in Smart Cities

JamToday Learning Hub

Why Games and Learning?

ENoLL and Living Labs at La Biennale

From 12 March to 12 April 2015, SaintÉtienne (France) was one of the world capitals of design! Cité du design, […]

Europeana Creative Culture Jam, Vienna 10-11 July 2015

Europeana Creative Culture Jam is the final showcase event of Europeana Creative, a project that explores ways for creative industries […]

Learning Analytics Policy Briefing Workshop report

Organised in Brussels on Wednesday the 15th of April the Policies for Education Data Mining and Learning Analytics Briefing brought […]

OpenLivingLab Days 2015: 25-28/8 Istanbul, Turkey

Visit the dedicated event website for up to date information: www.openlivinglabdays.com ABOUT:

Tickets for OpenLivingLab Days 2015 now on sale

We’re happy to announce that tickets for our annual summer conference, OpenLivingLab Days are now available for purchase. The 2015 […]

Deadline Extended: Call for Workshops at OpenLivingLab Days 2015

Following your requests we have extended the deadline for workshop submissions at OpenLivingLab Days 2015 (Istanbul 25-28/8) and you now […]

2nd wave Open and Agile Smart Cities announced

The process is now open for cities who want to join the Open & Agile Smart Cities (OASC) global initiative as […]

The official version of the Citizen Driven Innovation Handbook is out!

We are glad to inform you that the official version of the pre-announced “Citizen Driven Innovation Handbook”, co-production of World […]

“Why Labs? Empowering citizens as drivers of innovation” Workshop 15/4 Brussels

Interested in how to explore the City as a Living Lab approach? Brought to you by the European Network of […]

Call for Evaluators – ENoLL 9th wave

ENoLL is selecting Living Lab experts to participate in the evaluation of its 9th Wave Call for Membership applications. Candidates […]

ENoLL/Design for Europe workshop at La Biennale

“Design for Europe – Making a connection” is a session organised by <

Get Involved in IoT Week 2015, 16-18 June, Lisbon

The 5th edition of IoT week will take place from the 16th to the 18th of June 2015 in Lisbon, […]

MYGEOSS Call Announcement: apps for your environment

“MYGEOSS” CALL ANNOUNCEMENT on smart mobile or web-based applications to inform European citizens on the changes affecting their local environment

Cities from seven countries boost open standards for smart cities

Thirty-one cities from seven countries in Europe and Latin America launched yesterday at CeBIT the “Open & Agile Smart Cities” […]

OpenLivingLab Days 2015, Call for Workshops now OPEN!

Now it is your turn to transfer knowledge, find your peers and build future around emerging topics as OpenLivingLab Days […]

Empowering everyone to innovate

The adoption of this new vision, “Empowering everyone to innovate,” closed the ENoLL General assembly that took part in Manche

Welcoming new Effective Member; Barcelona Laboratori

We are excited to welcome a new effective member to ENoLL following the February 2015 General Assembly; Barcelona Laboratori (BCNLab).

The Health Living Labs Special Interest Group – first preparatory meeting

The ENoLL General Assembly, taking place last February 26th in Manchester, gave green light to the official launch of 5 […]

20th Edition of FutureEverything Festival

In 2015, FutureEverything celebrates its 20th anniversary. For the last two decades the festival has brought people together to imagine, […]

Game-based solutions for challenging problems: JamToday Fair report

The first annual JamToday Fair took place in Brussels on February 11th.  It brought together about 100 different people from […]

The 9th wave for Membership Applications is officially open!

Public and private organisations from all countries in the world are invited to apply for membership of the European Network […]

ENoLL co-organising the Connected Smart Cities Conference

Our office co-organised Connected Smart Cities conference, major event held in Brussels at Flagey venue (see picture below) on the […]

Last days to apply for ACE Accelerator Programme!

Don’t forget the deadline is the 25th of January to apply for the ACE Accelerator programme.  

The Innovation Ecosystems Agora

Last December 2, the Innovation Ecosystems Agora took place in Paris. It was the first edition of a major event […]

Europeana Creative Design Challenge Closes 15/1/15

We challenge ingenious minds and makers to rethink and redesign our common culture, and produce innovative and novel interpretations that […]

Festive wishes from the ENoLL team for 2015

The ENoLL team sends its festive wishes to you for the holiday season. We’re looking further to building stronger relationships […]

The Connected Smart Cities Conference

Organised in Brussels on January 22nd, 2015, the Connected Smart Cities Conference is a public event set up as a […]

Living Labs Session @ European Creative Hubs Forum

European Creative Hubs Forum is a one-stop-shop for those dedicated to supporting creative businesses and the first dedicated forum for […]

DEADLINE EXTENDED to 11/5: Call for Papers on Living Labs for OpenLivingLab Days 2015


First meeting of the Quebec network of living labs

On the 11th of December 2014 Communautique hosted the first meeting dedicated to living labs based in Quebec, Canada. The […]

Join us at the JamToday Fair, February 11th Brussels

The JamToday Fair 2015 is the first in a series of annual events supporting the creation, implementation and deployment of […]

Opening of Adelaide Living Lab for Low Carbon Living

This week marked the official opening of Adelaide ‘Living Laboratory’ to test new pathways to low carbon living.

ACE Acceleration programme – Second Call for applications

In its first year of activity the ACE Acceleration programme has already provided intensive one to-one support to 80+ ICT […]

Results of a 2-year World Bank – ENoLL collaboration, CitiSense 2014

On November 16th and 17th and as part of SCEWC, the World Bank organised CitiSense 2014 to showcase how urban […]

Updated & open FIWARE accelerator projects/calls

With so many great opportunities currently offered under the FIWARE accelerator programme here are a list of the calls still […]

A novel city transport plan for Istanbul – a case study from CitySDK

CitySDK is an European initiative involving 8 cities across Europe and aiming to promote CitySDK APIs that allow easy and […]

CAPS Share and Inspire – Infoday in Brussels 16/12/14

On Tuesday December 16th CAPS – Collective Awareness Platforms for Sustainability and Social Innovation will host an infoday in Brussels […]

ENoLL at Euromed Invest Academy in Thessaloniki

During the last weeks ENoLL established a first promising contact with Euromed Invest Academy, a European-funded initiative aiming to develop […]

PA4ALL Living Lab; an inspiring story of ENoLL’s network potential

We recently had a chance to reconnect with Grigoris Chatzikostas and his Living Lab, PA4ALL from Serbia. PA4ALL joined the […]

ERRIN Network Brokerage Event WEEK 24-28 November 2014, Brussels.

The ERRIN Network have warmly extended an invitation to their Brokerage Event Week from the 24th to the 28th of […]

The City Innovation Summit

Organised back to back with the well-known Smart City Expo (Barcelona Nov 18-20) the City Innovation Summit (Nov 17-18) is […]

Welcoming a new ENoLL Effective Member: Energy Living Lab of Western Switzerland

We’re ecstatic to welcome a new Effective Member to ENoLL following the September 2014 General Assembly; Energy Living Lab is […]

The final Europeana Creative Challenge on Design is now OPEN!

The aim of the Europeana Creative Design Challenge is to engage designers, artists, developers and entrepreneurs to explore and experiment […]

FIWARE and entrepreneurial challenges at iMinds the Conference

iMinds the conference is an internationally relevant annual conference held in Brussels on October 23rd on digital innovation targeting researchers, […]

FIWARE Accelerator Programme

September 2014 marked the grand opening of the FIWARE Accelerator programme, where the European Commission has allocated 80 million Euros to […]

CreatiFI: leveraging the Future Internet for Creative Industries

CreatiFI is a new European initiative introducing the FIWARE technological platform to Creative Industries and supporting the development of new […]

Festival as Lab (FAL15): Open Call for Living Lab entries

Launching officially today is a unique opportunity to undertake research, design and experimentation in the wild, in a living, urban […]

Connected Future Conference, Eindhoven 29/10/14

Members of ENoLL are warlmy invited to participate in the Connected Future Conference 2014 (CFC 2014), organized by the Municipality […]

InnoApps Hackathon – Empowering Young People to Smart App their World

The InnoApps Hackathon is the place for young European and Chinese developers to join teams & create innovative smart city […]

Best paper award at OpenLivingLab Days

As a rather young and recent phenomenon, Living Labs create numerous challenges and issues to be tackled by both scholars […]

JAMTODAY GameJam in Bilbao

Interested in gamification and serious gaming? Passionate about ICT education? Then we might have an exciting event for you. Participate […]

Welcome to the new 8th Wave members of ENoLL

ENoLL grows through ‘Waves’ of calls for membership. Every year, candidate Living Labs are invited to submit an application to […]

OpenLivingLab Days 2014: thanks for your contributions!

OpenLivingLab Days is over for another year! 250 attendees from all corners of the globe, many cups of coffee, 4 […]

OpenLivingLab Days & ENoLL Summer School the video

There is just over a month to go until OpenLivingLab Days 2014 kicks off with a bang in Amsterdam. Unsure […]

Public Consultation: Connected Communities Initiative

The European Commission in partnership with the World Bank has launched Connected Communities Initiative (CCI), a public call for expression […]

Concept Validation of Technologies for Cultural Heritage: Open call for Living Labs

The eCultValue project has launched an Open Call that is an extraordinary opportunity for Living Labs to run experiments for […]

Using Europeana content & the Europeana API Webinar 16/7 @ 17h CET

Together with the project Europeana Creative and Barcelona Cultura we’re co-organising a workshop this Wednesday in Barcelona on using Europeana […]

City of Vantaa and the Laurea UAS joint projects

Laurea University of Applied Sciences has a long-standing collaboration with the City of Vantaa, one of biggest cities in the […]

OpenLivingLab Days 2014: deadline for paper submission extended (June 30th)

Kindly be informed that the paper submission for the upcoming OpenLivingLab Days 2014 has been extended until June 30th, 2014. If […]

ENoLL& Living Lab Workshop @ CAPS2014 1/7/2014

ENoLL is thrilled to be hosting a Living Lab workshop at the CAPS2014 conference in Brussels on the 1st of […]

Linked open data event (June 25): Fusing and Pooling Data

The final Fusepool event on 25 June will address the importance of linked-open data and showcase the innovation of a […]

ENoLL Call for papers on Living Labs

The call for papers on Living Labs for the OpenLivingLab Days remains open until 15th of June. As a rather […]

ENoLL Activity Report 2013

The Activity Report 2013 is a bulletin summarising the most important activities, events and achievements of the ENoLL community during […]

Is your satellite navigation application ready to be Living Lab tested?

For the 11th time, the European Satellite Navigation Competition (ESNC) is calling for services, products, and business innovations that use […]

Inaguration of Basaksehir Living-Lab took place on the 8th of May

Basaksehir Living-Lab which has been active since 2012 has moved into its new Living-Lab building in the begining of 2014.

The 8th wave for Membership Applications – extended dedline to 21st May 12.00 CET

Public and private organisations from all countries in the world are invited to apply for membership of the European Network […]

OpenLivingLab Days 2014: Amsterdam September 2-6. Join us!

OpenLivingLab Days is the annual summit of the worldwide Living Lab community integrated with the popular ENoLL Summer School (5th […]

ISJ – A Special Issue on Smart Cities

We are please to anounce the publication of the Interdisciplinary Stud

An agile workshop on advancing co-creation in smart cities

The workshop “Digital Earth: what the hack?” will be held in Castellon (Spain) on the 3rd of June. This workshop […]

Human smart cities and MyNeighbourhood

The smart city vision feeding the MyNeighbourhood project is mainly rooted on the idea that a smart city is a […]

Smart AgriMatics 2014 Conference

The future use of ICT and robotics in agriculture and food business, 18 and 19 June 2014 Paris, France

ECIM, a new EU Project to Improve Mobility across Europe

Brussels, April 2014 – Project partners from across Europe gathered in Brussels to launch a major new EU-funded project, ECIM […]

ENoLL Summer School – Call for Workshops

The ENoLL Summer School will be held in Amsterdam (Netherlands) from the 2nd to the 5th of September, 2014.

Official launch of the European Design Innovation Platform (EDIP)

On the 25th of March the European Commission has launched the European Design Innovation Platform (EDIP) in Brussels – a project […]

Welcoming new effective member SU R&D Living Lab of Quebec

We’re ecstatic to welcome a effective member to ENoLL following the March Council meeting, and they are one of the […]

Innovation Convention 2014 ENoLL Fringe Session Report

The EC’s annual Innovation Convention aims to create an innovation-friendly environment that makes it easier for great ideas to be […]

The EC Smart Cities Partnership: an Invitation for Commitments

The European Innovation Partnership on Smart Cities and Communities (EIP-SCC) brings together cities, industry and citizens to improve urban life through more […]

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 […]

Fusepool call for developers is OPEN!

Fusepool Open Call for Developers

Call papers on living labs; ENoLL Summer School 2014

As a rather young and recent phenomenon, Living Labs create numerous challenges and issues to be tackled by both scholars […]

2014 IoT Week Call for Proposals

2014 IoT Week will be hosted in London between Monday 16th June and Friday 20th June at the Grange Tower […]

Call for evaluators – ENoLL 8th Wave

ENoLL is selecting Living Lab experts to participate in the evaluation of its 8th Wave Calls for Membership applications. Candidates […]

White Paper on Citizen Science in Europe. Consultation now open.

Socientize, a citizen’s science project, invites you to contribute with your own recommendations, endorsement or refinement of existing ideas through […]

Innovation and participation during the Barcelona Lab Event 2014

BarcelonaLab is an initiative of the Institute of Culture of the Municipality of Barcelona designed to foster and catalyze the […]

ERGO WORK survey for workplace design

One of our members, City Lab Coventry, along with Coventry University, Dept of Indistrial Design, is a partner in EU […]

CHEST project; funding for digital social innovation

The City of Manchester, in collaboration with local partners involved in the Manchester Living Lab, is collaborating with a new […]

Europeana Creative Education Challenges now open

The Europeana Creative project has just launched its first competition and invites creatives, developers, publishers, designers and more to join […]

Call for Chapters on Living Labs – Innovating by Co-Creating with Users in Real-Life Environments

This an open call for chapters on Living Labs in an upcoming book of Living Lab on Springer, an academic […]

ENoLL fringe session @ Innovation Convention 2014

ENoLL will host a fringe session dedicated to Living Labs on March 11th at 9am entitled  “Open Innovation and Living […]

Living Labs and Crowdsourcing

TIM (Technology Innovation Management Review) dedicated the December 2013 issue to Living Labs and Crowdsourcing. The guest editors of this […]

ACE acceleration programme is calling for applications

Are you one of the top 100 ICT start-ups in Europe? Apply now for an international acceleration programme!

The 8th wave for Membership Applications is officially open!

Public and private organisations from all countries in the world are invited to apply for membership of the European Network […]