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Advancing urban living labs session at the 2016 Eu-SPRI Conference


Advancing urban living labs

Urban living labs are proliferating across Europe as a means for testing innovations in buildings, transport and energy systems. They refer to sites devised to design, test and learn from social and technical innovation in real time. Despite the experimentation taking place on the ground, there is a lack of systematic learning across urban and national contexts. This track theme invites papers that address the design and development of urban living labs.

  • Papers that address the ways in which urban living labs are being planned and designed.
  • Papers that address how, by whom and with what impact urban living labs are put into practice.
  • Papers that address the processes through which urban living labs create an impact beyond their immediate domain.
  • Papers that address the underlying challenge of how to learn from urban living labs and shape policies for urban innovation.

Speakers at the session:

Experimentation and Institutionalization: The case of Urban Living Labs. Lea Fuenfschilling and Niki Frantzeskaki

A comparative analysis of the urban labs in Maastricht and Antwerp. Christian Scholl, Joop de Kraker, René Kemp, Ron Covers and Nicole Rijkens-Klomp

Articulating roles of experiments and infrastructuring as long-term systemic learning in Urban Living Labs. Mette Agger Eriksen, Anna Seravalli and Per-Anders Hillgren

From an archipelago of urban living labs to integrated urban sustainability transformations? Colette Bos and Jonas Bylund

Identifying Urban Living Labs opportunities in urban initiatives taken in Delhi, India. Neha Tripathi and Jasprit Kaur


08/06/2016 - 16:30 to 18:30
Lund University

About the event

08/06/2016 - 16:30 to 18:30
Lund University

International Institute for Industrial Environmental Economics (IIIEE)

Lund University P.O. Box 196, 22100 Lund, Sweden
Visiting Address: Tegnérsplatsen 4,Lund

Telephone: + 46 46 222 00 00 Fax: + 46 46 222 02 10