Using co-creation to get to the next stage of your Living Lab!


Friday 22 September

11.00 – 12.30


Living Lab Transition: Methodologies and Impact
Social Transition

Just Transition 


Iris Kerst, Inholland University of Applied Sciences


Auditorium 1


The main goal of the workshop is to provide participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to use cocreation as a tool for advancing their living lab to the next stage with ideas outside the box.


The workshop will be an interactive and engaging 90-minute session that will involve multiple activities and opportunities for audience participation and social transitions.
The following is a proposed agenda for the workshop:
11:00 -11:05 Introduction 
• Welcome and introduction to the workshop
• Brief overview of the agenda and goals of the session
11:05 – 11:20 Co-Creation in Living Labs 
• Overview of co-creation in living labs
• Benefits of co-creation
• Success stories of co-creation in living labs
11:20 – 11:40 Ideation Washing Machine Tool 
• Introduction to the Ideation Washing Machine Tool
• Explanation of the different stages of the tool
• Interactive demonstration of the tool
11:40 – 12:10 Ideation and Co-Creation Activity 
• Participants will work in groups of three to use the Ideation Washing Machine Tool
• Participants will have 10 minutes to complete each stage of the tool
• At the end of the activity, each group will share their top ideas and solutions with the larger group
12:10 – 12:25 Discussion and Next Steps
• Recap of the ideation and co-creation activity
• Discussion on how the ideas generated can be implemented in participants’ own living labs
• Sharing of resources and tools for further learning and implementation
12:25 – 12:30 Conclusion 
• Final thoughts and wrap-up of the workshop
Throughout the workshop, participants will be encouraged to actively participate in discussions and activities, ask questions, and share their own experiences related to co-creation in living labs. The flow of the workshop will be designed to ensure that participants have a clear understanding of co-creation in living labs, gain practical skills in using the Ideation Washing Machine Tool, and leave the workshop with actionable next steps for implementing co-creation in their own living labs.


Donagh Horgan

Academic & Practitioner at Inholland University of Applied Sciences and Erasmus University Rotterdam

Mirthe van den Hee

PhD-candidate and coach of the Social Impact Island-lab Amsterdam, at Inholland University of Applied Sciences

Iris Kerst

Programme Manager at Inholland University of Applied Sciences