Why Manchester? Obvious choice, as Machester is notable for its architecture, culture, music scene, media links, scientific and engineering output, social impact and sporting connections. Manchester was the site of one of the world’s first railway stations, and the place where scientists first split the atom and developed the first stored-program computer. The City is served by two universities, including the largest single-site university in the UK, and has one of the country’s largest urban economies. Last but not least, Manchester is also the third-most visited city in the UK by foreign visitors.
What is the Summer School about? ENoLL Living Lab Summer School includes several sessions, workshops, lively discussion panels and on-site visits with the aim of giving the participants a wider insight about models, theories and technologies related to Living Labs and the opportunity to gain hands-on experience from the leading experts on the subject and to network with other Living Lab enthusiasts. On the final day of this years’ Summer School, we welcome the 7th Wave of new ENoLL members to the network, and hold a special plenary session on the World Wide Community of Open Living Labs, with the special participation of the World Bank.