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Co-creation for Responsible Research and Innovation

Experimenting with Design Methods and Tools

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This open access book summarizes research being pursued within the SISCODE (Society in Innovation and Science through CO-DEsign) project, funded by the EU under the H2020 programme, the goal of which is to set up an analytical, reflective and learning framework to explore the transformations in initiatives and policies emerging from the interaction between citizens and stakeholders. The book provides a critical analysis of the co-design processes activated in 10 co-creation labs addressing societal challenges across Europe. Each lab as a case study of real-life experimentation is described through its journey, starting from the purpose on the ground of the experimentation and the challenge addressed. Specific attention is then drawn on the role of policies and policy maker engagement. Finally, the experimentation is enquired in terms of its output, transformations triggered within the organization and the overall ecosystem, and its outcomes, opening the reasoning towards the lessons learnt and reflections that the entire co-creation journey brought.

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Table of contents (14 chapters)

Editors and Affiliations

  • Department of Design, Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy

    Alessandro Deserti, Felicitas Schmittinger

  • Fab Lab Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

    Marion Real

About the editors

Alessandro Deserti is full professor of Product Design at Politecnico di Milano, Italy, where he also serves as director of the Design Department. He has published several books and articles in international journals, mainly dealing with the tools and processes for the design driven innovation, with particular reference to the transfer of design methods and tools to new fields of application.

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Co-creation for Responsible Research and Innovation

  • Book Subtitle: Experimenting with Design Methods and Tools

  • Editors: Alessandro Deserti, Marion Real, Felicitas Schmittinger

  • Series Title: Springer Series in Design and Innovation

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  • Publisher: Springer Cham

  • eBook Packages: Engineering, Engineering (R0)

  • Copyright Information: The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2022

  • Hardcover ISBN: 978-3-030-78732-5Published: 17 September 2021

  • Softcover ISBN: 978-3-030-78735-6Published: 17 September 2021

  • eBook ISBN: 978-3-030-78733-2Published: 16 September 2021

  • Series ISSN: 2661-8184

  • Series E-ISSN: 2661-8192

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: VIII, 168

  • Number of Illustrations: 1 b/w illustrations, 29 illustrations in colour

  • Topics: Business and Management, general, Education, general, Industrial Organization

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