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  • UPSIDE – Activities
    living lab initiatives new research driven cluster initiatives sub clusters etc and the faster development of European lead markets for innovative digital services in the UPSIDE application areas Joint Action Plan JAP Accompanying measures The JAP is by nature an instrument for the coordination of RTD activities between clusters regions In addition to the pilot test beds the JAP will also contribute to the coordination of research and innovation activities Staff exchange programme between the clusters Identification and development of joint RTD and innovation projects As part of the JAP the aspects of internationalisation and mentoring will provide a specific contribution to the coordination of activities with respect to the development of research driven ICT clusters and the development of innovative solutions for health mobility public services and energy resource efficiency Internationalisation Living Labs Global plays an important role in the coordination of the internationalisation activities Living Labs Global is a non profit association based in Copenhagen Denmark promoting innovation in services and mobility in cities It is a global initiative receiving strong support from the cities technology institutes associations and innovative SMEs that comprise its membership of more than 500 organisations including the European Commission Living Labs Global is focused on market development in mobility digital and high technology services public policy to promote innovation and opening of markets and emerging business models in a variety of application areas The expertise provided by Living Labs Global will help the UPSIDE partners to identify the most suitable cities regions and clusters for the definition of a common internationalisation strategy Collaboration with Living Labs Global provides both internationalisation and dissemination opportunities With more than 38 piloted solutions worldwide by mid 2012 Living Labs Global provide assets such as standardized interfaces between cities and a standard for pre commercial procurement which is

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  • UPSIDE – Activities
    living lab initiatives new research driven cluster initiatives sub clusters etc and the faster development of European lead markets for innovative digital services in the UPSIDE application areas Joint Action Plan JAP Accompanying measures The JAP is by nature an instrument for the coordination of RTD activities between clusters regions In addition to the pilot test beds the JAP will also contribute to the coordination of research and innovation activities Staff exchange programme between the clusters Identification and development of joint RTD and innovation projects As part of the JAP the aspects of internationalisation and mentoring will provide a specific contribution to the coordination of activities with respect to the development of research driven ICT clusters and the development of innovative solutions for health mobility public services and energy resource efficiency Internationalisation Living Labs Global plays an important role in the coordination of the internationalisation activities Living Labs Global is a non profit association based in Copenhagen Denmark promoting innovation in services and mobility in cities It is a global initiative receiving strong support from the cities technology institutes associations and innovative SMEs that comprise its membership of more than 500 organisations including the European Commission Living Labs Global is focused on market development in mobility digital and high technology services public policy to promote innovation and opening of markets and emerging business models in a variety of application areas The expertise provided by Living Labs Global will help the UPSIDE partners to identify the most suitable cities regions and clusters for the definition of a common internationalisation strategy Collaboration with Living Labs Global provides both internationalisation and dissemination opportunities With more than 38 piloted solutions worldwide by mid 2012 Living Labs Global provide assets such as standardized interfaces between cities and a standard for pre commercial procurement which is

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  • UPSIDE – Joint methodologies for the development of user-driven participatory solutions
    staging prospective project trajectories especially at the outset of a project the partner team members have the opportunity to orient their future actions according to potential desired and undesired futures Brendon Clark Madlene Lahtivuori 2011 Project in a Day From Concept Mock Ups to Business at Play In Participatory Innovation Conference Proceedings PINC 2011 Sønderborg Denmark University of Southern Denmark pp 151 157 Crowdsourcing Crowdsourcing initiatives especially the format of idea and research contest have provided companies with unique and inventive opportunities to capitalize on users innovative potential and knowledge Inspired by the potential nonprofits are beginning to use the principles of crowdsourcing to develop better solutions for social problems This research aims to enhance the knowledge on crowdsourcing for social innovation MOHANBIR SAWHNEY GIANMARIO VERONA AND EMANUELA PRANDELLI COLLABORATING TO CREATE THE INTERNET AS A PLATFORM FOR CUSTOMER ENGAGEMENT IN PRODUCT INNOVATION 2005 JOURNAL OF INTERACTIVE MARKETING VOLUME 19 NUMBER 4 Participatory Innovation An increasing number of corporations engage with users in co innovation of products and services But there are a number of competing perspectives on how best to integrate these understandings into existing corporate innovation development processes This paper maps out three of the dominant approaches compares them in terms of goals methods and basic philosophy and shows how they may beneficially enrich one another Jacob Buur Ben Matthews Journal article Participatory Innovation International Journal of Innovation Management Vol 12 No 3 Sep 2008 pp 255 273 Imperial College Press Rehearsing the Future This is a 210 page edited book focusing on grounded explorations of bringing users and stakeholders into dialogue to solve societal challenges the design anthropological innovation model will have global impact through its commitment to a design anthropology which is open and participatory accessibly tangible through models and games and enhances the positive value systems of people Dori Tunstall Swinburne University of Technology Halse Joachim Eva Brandt Brendon Clark and Thomas Binder Rehearsing the Future Copenhagen The Danish Design School Press 2010 Ethnographic field methods contextual interviews Here the relationship between developing a descriptive understanding of human behavior and designing artifacts which ostensibly support the activities described is explored Although there is a growing recognition that an understanding of users current work practices would be useful in the design of new technologies the debate about what it would mean to acquire such understanding and to link it with design is only beginning What are the implications of developing ways of representing the views and activities of communicates of practice outside one s own such that the knowledge would be useful in design The ethnographic approach with its emphasis on natives point of view holism a natural settings provides a unique perspective to bring the bear on understanding users work activities However anthropology is mute when it comes to ways of integrating such an understanding with design The languages of design and of ethnography evolved in quite different contexts and in relation to different concerns While the ethnographer is interested in understanding human behavior as

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  • UPSIDE – Joint methodologies for the development of user-driven participatory solutions
    staging prospective project trajectories especially at the outset of a project the partner team members have the opportunity to orient their future actions according to potential desired and undesired futures Brendon Clark Madlene Lahtivuori 2011 Project in a Day From Concept Mock Ups to Business at Play In Participatory Innovation Conference Proceedings PINC 2011 Sønderborg Denmark University of Southern Denmark pp 151 157 Crowdsourcing Crowdsourcing initiatives especially the format of idea and research contest have provided companies with unique and inventive opportunities to capitalize on users innovative potential and knowledge Inspired by the potential nonprofits are beginning to use the principles of crowdsourcing to develop better solutions for social problems This research aims to enhance the knowledge on crowdsourcing for social innovation MOHANBIR SAWHNEY GIANMARIO VERONA AND EMANUELA PRANDELLI COLLABORATING TO CREATE THE INTERNET AS A PLATFORM FOR CUSTOMER ENGAGEMENT IN PRODUCT INNOVATION 2005 JOURNAL OF INTERACTIVE MARKETING VOLUME 19 NUMBER 4 Participatory Innovation An increasing number of corporations engage with users in co innovation of products and services But there are a number of competing perspectives on how best to integrate these understandings into existing corporate innovation development processes This paper maps out three of the dominant approaches compares them in terms of goals methods and basic philosophy and shows how they may beneficially enrich one another Jacob Buur Ben Matthews Journal article Participatory Innovation International Journal of Innovation Management Vol 12 No 3 Sep 2008 pp 255 273 Imperial College Press Rehearsing the Future This is a 210 page edited book focusing on grounded explorations of bringing users and stakeholders into dialogue to solve societal challenges the design anthropological innovation model will have global impact through its commitment to a design anthropology which is open and participatory accessibly tangible through models and games and enhances the positive value systems of people Dori Tunstall Swinburne University of Technology Halse Joachim Eva Brandt Brendon Clark and Thomas Binder Rehearsing the Future Copenhagen The Danish Design School Press 2010 Ethnographic field methods contextual interviews Here the relationship between developing a descriptive understanding of human behavior and designing artifacts which ostensibly support the activities described is explored Although there is a growing recognition that an understanding of users current work practices would be useful in the design of new technologies the debate about what it would mean to acquire such understanding and to link it with design is only beginning What are the implications of developing ways of representing the views and activities of communicates of practice outside one s own such that the knowledge would be useful in design The ethnographic approach with its emphasis on natives point of view holism a natural settings provides a unique perspective to bring the bear on understanding users work activities However anthropology is mute when it comes to ways of integrating such an understanding with design The languages of design and of ethnography evolved in quite different contexts and in relation to different concerns While the ethnographer is interested in understanding human behavior as

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  • UPSIDE – Implementation of pilot test beds
    of pilot test beds Implementation of pilot test beds Christian In the framework of UPSIDE 4 regions have implemented pilot test beds Germany Zukunftsstadt 2030 City of the Future 2030 Slovenia Maribor Smart City Sweden Urban ICT Arena For detailed information please follow correspondent link Interested in latest UPSIDE activities Sign up for our newsletter Name Email Calendar March 2016 Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su 1 2 3

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  • UPSIDE – Implementation of pilot test beds
    of pilot test beds Implementation of pilot test beds Christian In the framework of UPSIDE 4 regions have implemented pilot test beds Germany Zukunftsstadt 2030 City of the Future 2030 Slovenia Maribor Smart City Sweden Urban ICT Arena For detailed information please follow correspondent link Interested in latest UPSIDE activities Sign up for our newsletter Name Email Calendar July 2016 Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su 1 2 3

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  • UPSIDE – Zukunftsstadt 2030+ (SmartQuarter Vision Karlsruhe 2030+)
    education mobility and more Until March 27 th 2015 German cities municipalities and counties could apply with a concept for the development of a sustainable vision 2030 52 municipalities including the City of Karlsruhe have been selected from 168 applications by an independent jury of experts In the first phase of the competition during the Science Year 2015 Future City the municipalities will develop within the scope of a citizen participation process a vision with the time horizon 2030 for their municipality as well as action or implementation recommendations In the second phase from 2016 up to 20 selected municipalities examine these ideas scientifically and develop an implementation ready concept In the third phase from 2018 finally up to eight selected municipalities will implement first innovative ideas in so called living labs into practice The targeted vision Karlsruhe 2030 a city in which information and communication technologies and resource saving technologies are systematically used in order to reduce the consumption of resources to enhance the quality of life of citizens and the competitiveness of the local economy permanently Based on this goal a SmartQuarterVision KA 2030 will be developed at district level which is supported by a broad acceptance among the citizens and transferable to other city districts On the basis of two reference districts of Karlsruhe Knielingen and Mühlburg different approaches of citizen participation for the vision development are exemplarily carried out and evaluated under scientific supervision Suggestions ideas and wishes of the citizens will be identified within the framework of two large World Cafés one per district and several complementary participation offers for different target groups within the district population senior citizens adolescents etc and other relevant actors eg broader community of the city local business in the districts follow the correspondent link for more information about the

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  • UPSIDE – Zukunftsstadt 2030+ (SmartQuarter Vision Karlsruhe 2030+)
    education mobility and more Until March 27 th 2015 German cities municipalities and counties could apply with a concept for the development of a sustainable vision 2030 52 municipalities including the City of Karlsruhe have been selected from 168 applications by an independent jury of experts In the first phase of the competition during the Science Year 2015 Future City the municipalities will develop within the scope of a citizen participation process a vision with the time horizon 2030 for their municipality as well as action or implementation recommendations In the second phase from 2016 up to 20 selected municipalities examine these ideas scientifically and develop an implementation ready concept In the third phase from 2018 finally up to eight selected municipalities will implement first innovative ideas in so called living labs into practice The targeted vision Karlsruhe 2030 a city in which information and communication technologies and resource saving technologies are systematically used in order to reduce the consumption of resources to enhance the quality of life of citizens and the competitiveness of the local economy permanently Based on this goal a SmartQuarterVision KA 2030 will be developed at district level which is supported by a broad acceptance among the citizens and transferable to other city districts On the basis of two reference districts of Karlsruhe Knielingen and Mühlburg different approaches of citizen participation for the vision development are exemplarily carried out and evaluated under scientific supervision Suggestions ideas and wishes of the citizens will be identified within the framework of two large World Cafés one per district and several complementary participation offers for different target groups within the district population senior citizens adolescents etc and other relevant actors eg broader community of the city local business in the districts follow the correspondent link for more information about the

    Original URL path: http://www.upside-project.eu/activities/implementation-of-pilot-test-beds/zukunftsstadt-2030-karlsruhe/?month=jul&yr=2016 (2016-05-02)
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