About

Edinburgh Living Lab applies data-driven innovation to civic challenges in collaboration with researchers, public and private sector partners and citizens. Its three-pronged ‘Data-Design-and-Society’ approach combines data science with design thinking, social research, and stakeholder and citizen engagement to develop, test and evaluate innovative solutions to sustainable and inclusive development in the city region.

DATA

• A building block for generating insight.
• Provides evidence.
• Tells us what is happening.

Co-Design

• Guides us to new and creative solutions.
• Helps us to move beyond our own awareness.
• Places people at the heart of things.

CITY

• Testing ground for exploring new ideas and possibilities.
• The place where we live.
• A system of systems.

Partners

Edinburgh Living Lab is an evolving partnership between different stakeholders. It was co-founded by The University of Edinburgh and The City of Edinburgh Council.

Team