Lutakko Living Lab – Service Innovation and Co-Design with People

Lutakko Living Lab bi-lingual Blog (FI /ENG) at JAMK university of applied sciences

Monthly Archives: April 2011

ilutakko user community videos

ilutakko on Lutakossa toimiva avoin ideayhteisö lutakkolaisille. Käy katsomassa esittelyvideot YouTubesta:

ilutakko is our open user community  in Lutakko area. Here’s 2  introductory videos for engaging users in Finnish @ youtube:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q7gTkuxOSpM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F_aBA0OccQE

Living Lab Coaching a Success

Living lab coaching which started today is a success, over 60 Finnish living lab operators enrolled for the 3-day coaching! That is way over expectations. The coaching is a part of national Living lab -project (http://www.neloskierre.fi). Lutakko Living Lab acts as one of the coaches.

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Lutakko Living Lab / JAMK university of applied sciences elected to Enoll Council

General assembly of Enoll was held in Bruessels 28.3, and it elected also Lutakko Living Lab/Juha Ruuska to its council. This means more co-operation internationally and hopefully new development, ideas and European parnerships. Lutakko Living Lab is now an effective member of Enoll.

See more: http://www.openlivinglabs.eu/news/elections-new-enoll-council

Afterthoughts from Barcelona

On 10th & 11th of March Ihad the chance to visit two living labs in Barcelona with some Finnish living labbers of the Neloskierre (quadruple helix of finnish universities of applied sciences) network/project. The two were citilab (http://en.citilab.eu/home) and 22@barcelona (http://www.22barcelona.com/). Also visited Esade business school (http://www.esade.edu/), which is one of the most appriciated business schools in the world. 

Especially citilab concept was interesting with impressive physical premises (previously old textile factory) and various different labs. The main clues for understanding citilab is ict, knowledge society, social inclusion, living lab and constructivism.

Some active labs:                                                    

Senior lab – seniors, ict and knowledge society
Labour Lab: create a new profession
Media lab – user media production, user content
Music lab – cultural exchange and communication through music
Coffee lab – we want one!