OpenLivingLab Days (OLLD) is the annual global gathering of Living Labs organized by the European Network of Living Labs. This year, the event will be held in Turin, Italy, between 20-23 September. Hosted and co-organised by the City of Turin, CTE NEXT – The House of Emerging Technologies, and Torino City Lab, with the support of the Ministry of Economic Development of Italy and the participation of the European Commission.
The OLLD offers a space for policy makers, companies, entrepreneurs, academics, Living Lab representatives and innovators to explore, connect and work together.
“The city as a Lab, but now for real!"
Re-working open innovation environments for inclusive, green and digital transition through emerging technologies
Living labs are strong instruments that support cities and regions in their transition towards a resilient and sustainable future based on open and inclusive innovation. They represent a key element in empowering citizens to co-create their cities & regions while enhancing their ecosystems through emerging technologies.
Therefore, as orchestrators of open innovation environments, Living Labs involve all stakeholders to tackle real-life problems and co-create concrete, long-term impacts which can be scaled-up.
Since the aim of the OLLD is to explore the full potential of Living Labs, the conference will focus on five thematic tracks that are strongly linked with the Living Lab world:
- Society: exploring all ‘human’ aspects of innovation in cities via Living Labs.
- Governance: exploring analysis and practices for governing cities and living labs.
- Green & sustainable: analysing how Living Labs contribute to address climate change and new models for sustainable products & services.
- Transformation: addressing digital and green transformation, urban planning & development, zero pollution, also through smart & emerging technologies
- Beyond the city: innovation beyond city borders, focusing on rural living labs, on scaling-up and cross-sectoral and cross-border collaboration to support (global) challenges at regional level.
Corso Castelfidardo, 22
10128 Turin TO
Interactive workshop on organisational and cultural interoperability
Challenges that local administrations may face when implementing data spaces and local digital twins
Wavestone is conducting a study on organisational and cultural interoperability issues arising in local administrations when establishing local, regional or national data spaces or local digital twins drawing on examples from European public administrations for the European Commission’s Directorate General for Communications Networks, Content & Technology (
Interoperable Europe Act Proposal: Cross-border interoperability for public sector bodies?
Join this online meeting for a guide through the proposal for an Interoperable Europe Act and to discuss its potential (legal) impact for public sector bodies such as local administrations.
Draft Agenda – (TBC) 12:00 - 12:05 Welcome (Living-in.eu Legal subgroup) 12:05 - 12:25 Presenting the Interoperable Europe Act (Isa Katharina von Kalben, Program Manager, DG DIGIT) 12:25 - 12:45 City perspective on the proposal for an Interoperable Europe Act (Helsinki, Eurocities)
Mayors' Digital Assembly 2023
The first Mayors’ Digital Assembly of the Living-in.EU movement will be organised on 13 June afternoon, in the framework of the the biggest event for cities this year - the Brussels Urban Summit (BUS) taking place from 12 to 15 June 2023. More information about the BUS can be found here: https://www.urbansummit.brussels/.