ENoLL Event Guimaraes
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Co-Creative Research and Innovation to Connect the Lisbon Strategy to People:
European Network of Living Labs Event, Guimarães, Portugal
21st - 22rd May 2007
(with project-specific meetings on May 23)
The event is organised in cooperation with CNELPT–Cabinet of the National Coordinator for the Lisbon Strategy and the Technological Planattached to the Presidency of the Council of Ministers - Portugal, IAPMEI–Institute for SMEs and Innovation,University of Minho,the European Commission DG Information Society and Media, CoreLabs and Clock EU Coordination Actions, and several enterprises.
The European Network of Living Labs applies new methodologies for co-creative research and innovation, including new means of open source, open architecture developments, IPR, management of research and innovation as well as new forms for direct user involvement in the innovation process.
Following from the considerations of the report of the Hampton Court Expert group chaired by Esko Aho, the Guimarães Event elaborates on the concept and actual results of existing Living Labs, and constitutes a fundamental step towards connecting the Lisbon Strategy to a more user-driven European Innovation System. It is a 2-day Event targeted to all kinds of stakeholders involved open co-creative research and innovation, namely: final innovation users, corporate R&D managers, public sector leaders in R&D and innovation, academia, policy makers in innovation and R&D, and all kinds of experts in EU countries. Parallel to the Event there will be an Exhibition of the work undertaken by existing Living Labs (actual results in terms of proto-prototypes, products, posters, photos, videos, etc.).
 General objectives of the Event
- To demonstrate and promote the concept and results of Living Labs;
- To publicly announce the Call for Membership Applications of the European Network of Living Labs 2nd wave;
- To discuss co-creative research and innovation in the context of the Lisbon Strategy.
The registration process is web-based and provides you the opportunity to join the AMI communities as you are interested by joining this event. The information you provide in this registration will be publicly shared among AMI community members to facilitate professional AMI related collaboration (no other use of it is allowed).
- New users (not yet AMI Communities Members) - Please register here.
- Members of AMI Communities - Please register here (at the end of the form).
Deadline for registration is
May 16 2007 - extended to May 20 2007.
Please register in time - Conference venue reservations need to be confirmed.
Click here to view registered participants (for AMI members only).
In preparation for the event, Living Labs who are not yet members of the European Network of Living Labs can by the end of April enter their web-based Expression of Interest in the ENoLL 2nd wave here. (Membership applications can later be submitted also by Living Labs who have not entered an Expression of Interest.)
 Event Arrangements
Participation is free-of-charge and open for all Living Labs Open Innovation Community members. Any interested individual globally is free to join the Community. The participants are responsible for their own costs, including travel, accommodation and meals. Official language during this event is English.
List of Hotels in Guimarães
If you have questions you are most welcome to contact:
- Teresa Barros, firstname.lastname@example.org
Tel: +351 21 393 30 97, Mob: +351 91 9251926
Cabinet of the National Coordinator of the Lisbon Strategy and the Technological Plan Presidency of the Council of Ministers
Local Travel Agency contact:
- Viagens Abreu S.A.
Lourenço Cunha, email@example.com
Avenida D. João IV, 432
P.O. Box 244
4810-533 Guimarães - Portugal
Tel: +351-253-421880 / 2, Fax: + 351-253-421889
 Project-specific Meetings
On Wednesday 23rd May there is a project-specific meeting targeting the participants of LIVING LABS PORTFOLIO PROJECTS and the 1st wave members of the ENoLL. The PORTFOLIO PROJECTS are:
- Integrated Projects: eCospace, CoSpaces, Laboranova, Collaboration@Rural, WearIT@Work
- Coordination Actions: CoreLabs, CLOCK
- Specific Support Action: OpenFutures
This meeting is intended for portfolio building through discussions relating to specific issues relevant to these projects.
If you have questions regarding these Project-specific meetings you are most welcome to contact: