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Pages: 10097-10106
Publication year: 2017
ISBN: 978-84-617-8491-2
ISSN: 2340-1079
doi: 10.21125/inted.2017.2461

Conference name: 11th International Technology, Education and Development Conference
Dates: 6-8 March, 2017
Location: Valencia, Spain

DIGITAL PARTICIPATION IN AN OPEN INNOVATION PLATFORM: AN EMPIRICAL STUDY ON SMART CITIES

J. Ojasalo, L. Tähtinen

Laurea University of Applied Sciences (FINLAND)
The purpose of this paper is to increase knowledge of participation in collaborative innovation of cities with digital channels, as well as propose a model of digital participation system in an open innovation platform of a city. There is very little knowledge of this area is available in the existing research literature. This paper empirically addresses this knowledge gap and contributes to the literature on digital participation in collaborative innovation, innovation intermediaries and platforms, as well as urban development and Smart City literature. The results of this study have also clear practical implications particularly to urban policy makers and developers, companies and third sector organization collaborating with cities, as well as educators in the field of innovation and urban development. The empirical research method is qualitative and draws on data from in-depth interviews and co-creative multi-actor workshops. As the result, it proposes a model which shows the main methods of digital participation in an open innovation platform, namely information dissemination, actor recruitment, and idea generation, explains their nature.
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title = {DIGITAL PARTICIPATION IN AN OPEN INNOVATION PLATFORM: AN EMPIRICAL STUDY ON SMART CITIES},
series = {11th International Technology, Education and Development Conference},
booktitle = {INTED2017 Proceedings},
isbn = {978-84-617-8491-2},
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DO - 10.21125/inted.2017.2461
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J. Ojasalo, L. Tähtinen (2017) DIGITAL PARTICIPATION IN AN OPEN INNOVATION PLATFORM: AN EMPIRICAL STUDY ON SMART CITIES, INTED2017 Proceedings, pp. 10097-10106.
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