8 Jun 2018
"Instead of just talking we are actually doing it!" - Living Labs in ROBUST
"Living Labs" are an increasingly popular tool for research and innovation projects involving multiple stakeholders. But what exactly is a...
This Living Lab encompasses the intertwined territory of Mid-Wales in the United Kingdom.
Mid-Wales is currently experiencing significant changes and faces a number of challenges. Historically identified as a place of agricultural production, transformations in this sector – including reduced profitability and the implications of Brexit – render the future uncertain. Coupled with the challenges associated with accessibility, a restricted transport infrastructure and delivering services within often remote rural communities, the Mid-Wales Living Lab is seen as an opportunity to find solutions to these issues with key local actors. Importantly, it also provides a context through which to examine the significant role Mid-Wales plays as a provider of food and recreational services, as well as a centre of important cultural connections. (read more here)
An interview with Talis Tisenkopfs (Senior researcher, Baltic Studies Centre, Latvia), the leader of ROBUST's Community of Practice on...
An interview with Jurij Kobal and Mojca Hrabar (OIKOS), the leaders of ROBUST's Community of...
|Initial insights into the use of Living Labs in the EU-funded ROBUST project|
|15 Aug 2018||Living Labs in the ROBUST project.pdf|
ROBUST is a European research project involving 24 partners from 11 countries. ROBUST receives funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 727988.