Mapping of innovation environments in Smart Cities
|Coordinator||RISE RESEARCH INSTITUTES OF SWEDEN AB - SP Energi och Bioekonomi, Borås|
|Funding from Vinnova||SEK 200 000|
|Project duration||December 2016 - February 2017|
Purpose and goal
In Sweden and internationally, new types of organizational forms and arenas have emerged as a response to meet societal challenges: urban living labs, urban transition labs, social labs, policy labs, innovation platform to take some examples. All these environments aim to promote multilevel cooperation, innovation and problem solving. The purpose of the report is to provide a picture of how these new innovation environments emerge as a steering tool to drive sustainable urban development. In connection with the report, a survey and classification of Swedish innovation environments for sustainable cities has also been made
Expected results and effects
The project delivered a survey of innovation environments linked to smart cities and also a literature review explaining the background to these environments and how these can be characterized.
Planned approach and implementation
Based on a research overview, the report investigates concepts and describes how test and innovation environments have developed into becoming important means for meeting societal challenges system level. In addition, a survey and classification of Swedish innovation environments in the field of sustainable cities have been implemented.