Vice-President of ENoLL, Artur Serra, spoke at the Smart City conference in Casablanca, Morocco about citizen labs with the presentation titled "the world of citizen labs: an emerging civic technology?"
• What kind of innovations do they produce?
• Are they putting citizens in the center?
• Do they have technologies for engagament of
1. What kind of technology?
“A type of social and col.laborative innovation
in which innovators, users and communities
co-create knowledge and solutions for a wide
range of social needs and at a scale that was
unimaginable before the rise of ICT and the
Social Digital Innovation (DSI)
What DSI is about?
Francesca Bria. Final Report. DSI Project. 2015
The main innovation can be…
the civic lab in itself
2. How do they
• What is the governance of these
• What is their business models of
• What are their ethical codes of
The current Innovation Systems
An elitist and
3. What is the impact?
• How to evaluate it?
• Are they really producing systemic changes?. What
systems are they changing?
• Are they really empowering the citizens to innovate?
What are our KPIs, Key Performance
Still we don’t finish it.
There are under construction!
4. What is the vision/theory
supporting this kind of
Is this a simply learning by doing sum of actions, or can a
theory of the cívic Technology and new innovation
Is it possible to create a universal innovation
system for every citizen, upon Internet?
What a universal system
See some European examples.
universal healtcare systems
Covering 100% of population
Primary Health Centers
A universal innovation system at different levels
Xarxa de Labs d’Innovació locals.
(Majoria Punts TiC, Telecentres, Fablabs,)
Xarxa de Labs de Segon Nivell
(Labs avançats de servei comarcal
o per territori)
Xarxa Labs altament
(Labs en Univ., CERCA, …
The Med as a collaboratory:
Next meeting in Istanbul, 3-4 July 2017
Smart City Casablanca, May 17-18, 2017