CREALAB

Network of Creative Living Labs in the SUDOE area

Financial Framework: INTERREG SUDOE
Overall Budget: n.a.
Period: 2013-2014
Fields: Industries, Living Lab, Financing, Network, Capacity Building
Objectives: The CreaLab project focuses on the creation and revitalization of a Transnational Cooperation Network in the SUDOE Space, with a focus on the creative sector and its relationship with traditional industries. It is intended that the network promotes articulation among companies, universities, centers of research, public bodies, funding entities and users, according to a Living Lab model, which will be tested and consolidated in the different regions of the association. The project aims to overcome the difficulties of collaboration – inter-organizational, interregional and intertransnational and of technology transfer and R & D among different actors and sectors of ativity. The Living Lab model, as a way to transform territories into experimental laboratories for the development of innovative solutions-products / services or business models-benefits from the synergies derived from the articulation between the creative sector and traditional industries, and offers opportunities to promote the socio-economic dynamism of the SUDOE regions.
Target Groups: Companies, universities, research centers, public bodies, funding entities and users
Activities:
  • Recognition of the creative potential and of the traditional sectors of the regions of the SUDOE space, to support the creation of a regional Living Lab that satisfies the real needs of the regions.
  • Implementation of pilot projects in a context of regional Living Lab.
  • Structuring the Transnational network of Living Labs.
  • Collaborative Digital Platform of the Living Labs.