Demo Värmdö Archipelago

Reference number 2018-03680
Coordinator Värmdö kommun - Näringslivsenheten
Funding from Vinnova SEK 500 000
Project duration September 2018 - August 2019
Status Ongoing
Venture Testbäddar för samhällets utmaningar
Call Testbäddar för samhällets utmaningar - förberedelseprojekt

Purpose and goal

In the Test Bed Värmdö Archipelago, the public sector, civil society, academia and industry cooperates for increased quality of life, entrepreneurship and sustainability in the archipelago. The Test Bed Värmdö Archipelago aims are developing new sustainable and small-scale solutions for safe water supply and good water status in the Baltic Sea.

Expected results and effects

The expected effects and results of the preliminary study are knowledge of the conditions and challenges for establishing a Test Bed in Värmdö Archipelago. This knowledge will be the starting point for: - continued dialogue with stakeholders - test bed design - decision for the implementation phase - proposal for business model - overview plan for implementation and procurement - strengthen regional networks in the area We also see that the project will provide new ways of working and innovations, creating an expanded ecosystem for innovation in the Test Bed.

Planned approach and implementation

Within the project, there will be a global analysis, local needs assessment in Värmdö municipality, workshops and experience exchange. Within the framework of the Circular Water Challenge on the Baltic Sea Islands, we will invite industry, citizens in the Archipelago, politicians and students to find circular and resource-efficient water solutions. We will also investigate key issues regarding the test bed business model for an implementation phase.

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