Hbg Works - testbeds and realisations
|Coordinator||HELSINGBORGS KOMMUN - Digitaliseringsavdelningen|
|Funding from Vinnova||SEK 365 868|
|Project duration||November 2018 - September 2019|
|Venture||Test beds for society´s challenges|
Purpose and goal
The City of Helsingborg wants to establish a test bed that supports the municipal administrations and companies in their development projects. The test bed should have the skills and tools to take a project from the employees´ ideas and needs identification to the actual realized solution in the business. Implementation is a strong driving force, to achieve measurable change and to move the municipal operations
Expected results and effects
-During the preparation project, the environment Hbg Works opened the doors. Design and furnishings that support the test bed operation. -Created a meeting place for the city´s administrations and companies. Well over 50 visits from administrations, companies and external parties. -Started testing innovation projects with administrations. The School Administration was the first pilot project -In-depth skills and understanding of innovation processes, innovation methods and tools. The project has tested over 10 methods.
Planned approach and implementation
The digitization department has been the project owner for the test bed Hbg Works, which has ensured good anchoring in the city´s administrations and companies. Ideon Open has followed the project and provided valuable input on how to work with an innovation environment, trained in innovation methods and processes and supported the business in getting started with a sharp project.