Co-creation has become a powerful word in innovation practice and policy that is used to describe a new mode of engaging diverse stakeholders to ideate, design and/or produce something innovative together that benefits all. Co-creation comprises various technologies and methodologies for collaboration that range from human-centered and value-sensitive design to platforms and living labs that share a common principle of broadening contributions to innovation. Recognizing the importance of co-creation in enhancing public engagement, participatory democracy and inclusive innovation, the European Commission has been particularly interested in better understanding of co-creation processes and outcomes in different settings and from various perspectives.
Over the past three years, SCALINGS has been working alongside two other H2020 funded projects that are also looking at co-creation: SISCODE and LIV:IN. As their projects are coming to an end, they come together in this session to share their learnings with the aim to generate a discussion about specific elements of co-creation generated from our distinct empirical material, while identifying the continuing challenges and opportunities seen in this powerful concept. They welcome contributions from a diverse audience, including fellow academics, innovation practitioners, policy-makers, as well as interested members of the public.
Contributors: Danielle Wood (MIT), Madeleine Gabriel (Nesta), Lydia Montandon (Atos), Rene von Schomberg (European Commission), Kyriaki Papageorgiou (SCALINGS), Sebastian Pfotenhauer (SCALINGS), Sarah-Kristina Wist (LIV:IN) and Christoph Kaletka (SISCODE)
This session is organised by SCALINGS partner, ISPIM.