Skip to ContentSkip to Navigation
Over onsNieuws en agendaKioskCatching Innovation

Living Lab concept leads to real innovation

13 December 2016
Smart industries

The successful Living Lab concept (‘Proeftuin’) is the main lead to long term innovation in the Northern Netherlands states the Innovation Report 2016 Northern Netherlands. The investigation has been carried out by Prof. Dries Faems, Innovation & Organization, UG. A living lab is a user-centered, open-public private innovation ecosystem.

eHealth Living Lab

Last week, SNN Northern Netherlands, announced a new living lab concept on eHealth Living. The partners in this project are joining forces to set up a laboratory to facilitate entrepreneurs in testing, develop and deploy their digital care innovations within a virtual ' real-life ' care environment.

Living Lab NN initiatives in which the University of Groningen already participates, are:

  • Energysense on energy transition, read more
E-health Living Lab

Just launched: Living Lab valorisation call 2017

go to the SNN website for more information


For more information, please contact René Finkers, Research & Valorisation

Last modified:21 March 2018 11.14 a.m.

More news

  • 18 October 2018

    Access control in the University Library City Centre

    In November the access gates in the University Library City Centre will be tested. If this test proves to be satisfactory, the access gates will be permanently activated.

  • 16 October 2018

    Digital Society Conference Dutch universities

    Digital information technology is permeating society ever deeper. It is now clear that digitalization will radically change virtually every aspect of society, not only in the Netherlands but across the world. That is why 14 Dutch universities, associated...

  • 09 October 2018

    What the world really needs to know about leadership

    ‘Do you know how often organizations select the wrong manager?’, asks Janka Stoker. ‘Recent research carried out by Gallup shows that this happens in a staggering 82% of cases! These managers were often chosen just because they happened to be very...