Living Labs: Concepts, Tools and Cases

Info, Vol. 17, n° 4, Forthcoming

14 Pages Posted: 30 Dec 2015

Date Written: April 1, 2015

Abstract

This paper introduces the concept, predecessors, and characteristics of Living Labs. It gives an overview of the predecessors of Living Labs from the 1970s onwards (cooperative design, social experiments, digital city initiatives and home labs) and compares them with the current definition of European Living Labs. This editorial also introduces all papers from the special issue.

Keywords: Living Labs

JEL Classification: O3

Suggested Citation

Ballon, Pieter and Schuurman, Dimitri, Living Labs: Concepts, Tools and Cases (April 1, 2015). Info, Vol. 17, n° 4, Forthcoming, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2642754 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2642754

Pieter Ballon (Contact Author)

iMinds-SMIT, VUB ( email )

Pleinlaan 9
Brussels, Brabant 1050
Belgium

Dimitri Schuurman

iMinds ( email )

Pleinlaan 9
Brussels, 1050
Belgium

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