The Living Lab for Health at IrsiCaixa aims to transform the Research and Innovation (R&I) system to make it more open, inclusive and transdisciplinary inspired with methodologies that follow Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) and Open Science & Open Innovation criteria. We promote multi-stakeholder engagement interfaces where different actors are invited to participate in the R&I process at different phases of the value chain (priority setting, project design & execution, implementation, evaluation, dissemination). We also offer training workshops to develop the necessary competencies. The final outcome is to increase social impact of R&I and to make it more legitimate. The Lab has participated in 6 European Commission funded-projects related with RRI and has already trained more than 3,000 researchers on this needed transformative change.
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Why is so difficult to promote healthy and sustainable diets? Exploring the complexity of the system
The FIT4FOOD2030 lab coordinators experimented with a new narrative method to tell stories of the impact of the project. The team coordinating the City Lab Barcelona reflects on how their analysis of the ecosystem promoting healthy and sustainable diets and conversations with stakeholders informed the focus of their lab.