- about us
City Lab Coventry
Highlight of LL objectives and profile/domain
The Innovate Dementia Transnational Living Lab is hosted by the Centre for Collaborative Innovation in Dementia at Liverpool John Moores University. The work and structure of the living lab is underpinned by the innovate dementia project, a three year European 5.4 million euro funded project which started on the 1st April 2012.
Lab4living was created in 2007 with the objective of facilitating user driven innovation through co-creation. Lab4Living www.lab4living.org.uk is a collaborative interdisciplinary research initiative between the Art and Design Research Centre (ADRC) and the Centre for Health and Social Care Research (CHSCR) at Sheffield Hallam University, UK.
Manchester Metropolitan University is one of the largest and most popular universities in the UK, has over 35,000 students a turnover of £250m+ and is situated in the centre of the UK’s second commercial city which was also the cradle for the Industrial Revolution.
To date we have focused on three key areas:
These remain important to us, but as we look to the future we are focusing on:
A major focus of the living labs approach is in East Manchester where the City Council has formed an Urban Regeneration Company (URC): New East Manchester (NEM) Ltd. This public-private-community partnership operating on a not-for-profit basis has led the establishment of an online community network, “Eastserve”, run in partnership with
The Institute for Future Cities
The role of cities and their impact on our lives has never been more important.
The TRAIL (Translating Research And Innovation Lab) lab represents the development of our research thinking to support research and innovation activities across several key disciplines including business, information & communication technologies, occupational therapy, art, health care, media studies research, social care and clinical medicine.
Scottish Living Lab (SLL) Initiative is an initiative of 6 Scottish Universities and public and private bodies in Scotland supporting innovation and industrial and social development. It aims to strengthen innovation capability in Scotland by bridging gap between technology development and user appropriation, focusing on strengths of Scottish Industry, such as
Newcastle Living Lab for Innovating Relationships
The Birmingham Living Lab focuses on increasing communities’ capacity for self-help and