department/unit: GEA di Molinari Roberta & C. sas
services: How to set up, manage and grow a Living Lab in the cultural and creative sectors. How to use theatrical representations of urban life and public services to improve people's and city managers understanding and procure bottom up innovations in the playground. How to reach the best fit between new/existing public services and user expectations by collecting and exploiting information from the grassroots. How to be frugal in public service design and increase the quality of local government.
previous experience: Being a start-up company, GEA heavily relies on the expertise of Dr Francesco Molinari (CV attached) who has been involved in the European Living Lab movement since its inception in 2006 and has successfully implemented urban and regional Living Lab projects and programmes in many regions of Italy and overseas: notably in Piedmont, Liguria and Vallée d'Aoste (Alcotra Innovation project), Tuscany (Lunigiana Amica, LILIT project), Veneto (EnergyViLLab and TOGETHER projects), Apulia (the Apulian ICT Living Labs programme), Sicily (TLL Sicily, ARISTOIL project and support to a regional programme's call design), the City of Genoa (UNALAB project), Cyprus (TLL Kypros), Central and Eastern Europe (CentraLab, EnergyViLLab and TOGETHER projects) and more.