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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

Information

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

Last modified:21 March 2018 11.14 a.m.

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