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New Co-VAL Policy Brief: Co-Creation of Public Services: Why and How

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New Co-VAL Policy Brief: Co-Creation of Public Services: Why and How

“Co-creation” and “design thinking” are trendy themes – the topic of innumerable conferences and a growing number of academic papers. But how do we turn co-creation into a reality for Europe’s 508 million citizens? In Co-Creation of Public Services: Why and How, Co-VAL’s new Policy Brief, co-authors Francesco Mureddu and David Osimo propose a ten-step roadmap for delivering genuinely user-centric digital […]

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High-Level Summit on ‘Co-Creation’ and ‘Design Thinking’

“Co-creation” and “design-thinking” have captured the imagination of many, but public administrations around Europe sometimes struggle to turn them from a trendy idea into a reality for their citizens. Against this backdrop, the Lisbon Council brought together leading experts, top civil servants think tankers, and policymakers to convene the High-Level Summit on ‘Co-Creation’ and ‘Design Thinking’. The […]

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Co-VAL is Hosting the High-Level Summit ‘Co-Creation and Design Thinking: The Next Frontier in Public Services’, on the 6th of June in Brussels

On 6th June 2019, meet us in Brussels to discuss about co-creation and design thinking in the public sector! We are hosting a high-level summit to see the launch of Co-VAL’s first policy brief titled “Government Co-Creation: Why and How – a new policy brief based on more than one year of field analysis and […]

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Defining Living Labs

Defining Living Labs

Within the living lab literature, there are a number of theorists that have set the scene when it comes to defining what living labs are. Lars Fuglsang and Anne Vorre Hansen from Roskilde University analyze in the Public Deliverable 5.1 ‘Report on cross-country comparison on existing innovation and living labs’, that most literature refers to […]

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Living Labs for Co-Innovation In Public, Private And Civil Sectors: A literature review

In the Public Deliverable 5.1 ‘Report on cross-country comparison on existing innovation and living labs’ Lars Fuglsang and Anne Vorre Hansen from Roskilde University investigate the concept and method of innovation and living labs, and how living labs and other participatory and experimental methods are used to enable value co-creation based on co-innovation of public services.

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Co-VAL 4th Plenary Meeting Hosted by ATC in Athens

The 4th Plenary meeting of the Co-VAL project along with the 3rd stakeholder panel meeting took place in Athens hosted by ATC, from the 4th to the 5th of April 2019. Day 1 | Plenary meeting and working dinner During the first day, Co-VAL partners discussed the project progress so far, ensured that partner responsibilities, […]

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