Innovation is a key factor for economic competitiveness in the global economy. It is based on new combinations of technology and knowledge and allows for significantly improved products, goods & services. When innovation is shaped by many diverse stakeholders along the innovation chain, it can be called a co-creation process. But under which conditions is an innovation process successful? And which factors can inhibit innovation?
SIX is part of SCALINGS, an interdisciplinary European research project that explores the avenues and limits for the wider use of co-creation and open innovation practices across Europe. 10 partners from 9 European countries (Austria, Denmark, France, Germany, Poland, Spain, Switzerland, The Netherlands, UK) are part of this project and they bring unique scientific expertise and local knowledge about co-creation in their local context.
SCALINGS is funded by the European Union’s Horizon2020 programme in the section Science with and for Society. It aims to investigate and shape the implementation of co-creation practices in the technological domains Robotics, Urban Energy, Autonomous Driving.
SCALINGS aims to strengthen opportunities for best practice transfer and a socially robust upscaling of co-creation, while improving our understanding of how co-creation practices relate to the social, cultural, economic, and institutional environments in which they are implemented.
To find out more about SCALINGS, please visit SCALINGS website.