Living Labs: Frameworks and Engagement

  • Maurice Mulvenna
  • Suzanne Martin
Part of the Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies book series (SIST, volume 18)


This paper introduces the concept of living labs and shows the results of a survey of the living labs network. The main value of the study is that it provides findings about the diversity of living labs, how they engage with users and how strong the relationships are between living labs.


Product Family Sector Organisation Public Sector Organisation Clear Majority User Engagement 
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    Mulvenna, M.D., Martin, S., McDade, D., Beamish, E., de Oliveira, A., Kivilehto, A.: TRAIL Living Labs Survey 2011: A survey of the ENOLL living labs, University of Ulster, 40 pages (2011) ISBN-978-1-85923-249-1Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Maurice Mulvenna
    • 1
  • Suzanne Martin
    • 1
  1. 1.TRAIL Living LabUniversity of UlsterBelfastNorthern Ireland, UK

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