Toolkit Smarterlabs

SmarterLabs has develop a new toolkit consisting of ten constraints on upscaling and social inclusion in urban Living Lab experiments and ways to anticipate them. The current approach of Living Labs focuses on small-scale performance tests and technology-user interactions, mostly neglecting the larger social-institutional context. Therefore, successful implementation of new practices in the reality of a Living Lab does not warrant broader adoption outside the Lab (i.e. “upscaling”), required to reach their full innovative effect.

Smarter Living Labs: New ways to address urban challenges