ICT-light, an innovation portal for the information society 3.0
|Lunds universitet - Lund Lighting Initiative
|Funding from Vinnova
|SEK 500 000
|May 2013 - January 2014
|Challenge-Driven Innovation – Stage 1 initiation
Purpose and goal
The project has created a development-oriented arena for dialogue between representatives for future users and leading technology development actors on the importance of light. It has been clarified that light is an essential tool for businesses and not just a technical installation issue. Both user organizations as contractors´ ability to articulate the potential benefits of ICT light has been raised. Specifically, the project has worked to clarify the dynamic light steering significance for the activities carried out in various forms in care and school facilities.
Results and expected effects
An important effect is an elevated capability and awareness of the importance of getting started with tests for new forms of solutions, preferably in collaboration with stakeholders from areas other than the traditional lighting sector. Other effects are partly a clear improvement of public actors´ ability to articulate what they really would like to have (dreams) and also an increased awareness of the opportunities for innovative procurement investing in high quality developmentally interesting development.
Approach and implementation
The project has focused on creating an understanding that the new digital light not only is an issue of Smart Lighting but more a matter of a collaboration with the ICT sector´s sensory ability to read and analyze a situation, thereby creating a possible feedback system which drive lights so that a certain desirable effect is achieved. The project has been successful and widely created an interest in the new light possible higher value combined with business opportunities at the system level. Several lighting projects are now starting up.