Living Lab Summer School for researchers

Event date
July 6-7, 2022
Short description

Join the Summer School organised within the scope of the VITALISE project between 6-7 July in Athens, Greece. The Summer School aims to provide researchers worldwide effective training both on how to implement the Living Lab methodology in their studies, as well as involve living labs Research Infrastructures and their services in their Health and Wellbeing research studies.

Researchers in the Health and Wellbeing domain will have the opportunity to learn more about the open innovation and Living Lab tools, methods and services to improve their research and follow new scientific paths thanks to the support of the VITALISE high-experienced trainers on the Living Lab methodology.

Participants will be also invited to access the VITALISE ICT tools and infrastructure within the project open calls to collaborate on scientific research with Living Labs recognized and labelled by the European Network of Living Labs.

The VITALISE Summer School is jointly organised and co-located with the School As Living Labs (SALL) / FOODSHIFT Summer School 2022. The “Schools as Sites for Food System Transformation” Summer School aims to familiarise participants with the concepts and methods of open schooling and living labs, providing a framework for educators and other societal actors to engage, discuss and explore how schools can become innovation incubators and accelerators within their local communities while offering new learning opportunities to their students.


Outcomes for the Summer School participants

Participants to the VITALISE Summer School will take advantage from networking and peer to peer learnings with highly experienced trainers from the Living Lab community, as well as have the opportunity to create a complete roadmap to develop their research works by implementing the Living Lab methodology, with the support and guidance of the VITALISE trainers.

The VITALISE Summer School will include:

  • 5 hours in total of expert lecturers.
  • 5 hours of hands-on workshops to improve your research.
  • 1 hour inspirational interaction with representatives of projects where living labs where involved.
  • All materials and equipment needed for the course.
  • Catering (lunches and coffee breaks offered by the VITALISE Summer School).
  • A Social Programme & organization of excursions (e.g. visit to the Acropolis Museum and farewell dinner, etc. Costs for these additional and not mandatory activities will be covered by participants)


Registrations and further information

The participation to VITALISE Summer School is free of charge for all the participants enrolled. Accommodation and excursions are not covered by VITALISE. The participation in the summer school do not require any prior experience or knowledge with Living Lab methodologies. The school is addressed to both experiences and early stage researchers.

To register to the Summer School, click here. Registrations will close on 6 June 2022. When we will reach the 30 participants, we will close the registrations, so please enrol soon.

Geographical focus
  • Europe
Scientifc field / Thematic focus
  • Medical and Health Sciences
  • Social Sciences
Event type
  • Other

Entry created by Admin on May 23, 2022
Modified on May 23, 2022