case studies list for knowledge society

  •  economy
  •  knowledge society

Espoo Innovation Garden

Espoo Innovation Garden exists as both physical and communal concept, which was created with one broad vision: to promote and foster networked innovation and business, and to grow the sustainable and accessible society where all citizens can participate in improving the quality of life in Espoo and the whole region.

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case study date : 08-12-2017

  •  economy
  •  knowledge society

Lindholmen Science Park

With triple helix and cross-border cooperation, Lindholmen Science Park develops and supports sustainable innovations in the areas of ICT, transport and media.

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case study date : 08-12-2017

  •  economy
  •  knowledge society

MINATEC

MINATEC located in Grenoble has been one of the first innovation campuses created in Europe and during its years of work managed to establish itself as one of the top five micro and nanotechnology innovation campuses in the world.

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case study date : 08-12-2017

  •  economy
  •  knowledge society

Novel-T accelerator

With 50-75 new high tech start-ups emerging every year, Twente represents a regional hub of innovation and entrepreneurship in the high-tech industry. The organisation Novel-T plays an important role by offering start-ups and entrepreneurs access to a dynamic and innovation ecosystem. By connecting entrepreneurship to high-tech innovation and employing talent, knowledge, capital, network and infrastructure, they help them to become game changers.

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case study date : 08-12-2017

  •  economy
  •  knowledge society

The Entrepreneurs Hub in Nacka

In May 2016, Nacka launched the Entrepreneurs Hub, a pilot project that merges entrepreneurship with local immigration and labour market strategies.

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case study date : 08-12-2017

  •  knowledge society

Totem buildings of Métropole Européenne de Lille

In recent decades, Lille métropole has undergone a full reconversion of its economy and urban environment. As a former and important industrial area in Northern France, Lille métropole had to develop new strategies to reorient its development and foster new job creation and innovation.

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case study date : 05-12-2017

  •  knowledge society

Cities in action: Gijon’s new governance model

Gijon City Council has responded to the need for greater efficiency, transparency and participatory democracy by changing how it operates. At the heart of its transformation is a digital platform enabling residents to share responsibility for governing and managing the city and helping it become a stronger and more vibrant place to live and work.

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case study date : 29-06-2017

  •  knowledge society

Cities in action: Nice fosters healthcare innovation

Nice is addressing the growing need to provide senior citizens with quality care at home by opening a centre dedicated to innovation in digital health. '27 Delvalle' unites local healthcare stakeholders to create brand new tools and services for independent living - and help the city take a step towards becoming a European Healthy City.

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case study date : 02-03-2017

  •  cooperation
  •  knowledge society

Cities in action: Athens engages citizens in reform

Athens has seen the value of harnessing the active civil society that has emerged during Greece’s financial and social crisis. Its synAthina social innovation platform is facilitating novel community-led solutions for local problems and a new culture of public policy making.

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case study date : 21-11-2016

  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

Cities in action: Oslo's Traffic Agent app

Oslo has turned to mobile technology to tackle security issues affecting parents' willingness to let their children walk to school. Its pioneering app, 'The Traffic Agent', provides child's eye feedback to enable improved road maintenance and infrastructure planning.

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case study date : 29-06-2016