‘Antioquia, Department of Knowledge’ Living Lab, Colombia

'Antioquia, Department of Knowledge' Living Lab, which is found in Colombia, is a new economic model for regional development as Territorial s Living Lab (TLL) and is aimed at development of the Department of Antioquia as a ‘Territory of Knowledge’, from the strengthening of entrepreneurship in Antioquia and the creation of ventures in the 125 municipalities of the 9 subregions of the Department, including its capital Medellin for their productivity and competitiveness, through intensive, productive and efficient use of ICT as a means of appropriation of Open and Collaborative Innovation with direct and extensive involvement of citizen citizens, impacting more than 6 million of people.
Description With the Certification for the Department of Antioquia (www.antioquia.gov.co), as a (www.antioquia.gov.co Member of the European Network of Living Labs, ENoLL, and with the support and coparticipation with its network, it develops a joint multi sectoral collaborative strategy, multi-sectoral about ICT as a tool for Open Innovation, with broad and direct participation of the citizens. ‘Antioquia, Department of Knowledge Living Lab, is a ne economic Antioquia, Lab, new development model, which incorporates integrally with a systemic and holistic approach, everything that has been leading the region in relation to strategic planning and appropriation of the ICT led to education, innovation, research and generat generating ventures during the last 7 years. Department of Antioquia is prepared to structure, implement and consolidate the project of Living Lab ‘Antioquia, Department of Knowledge’ (including the City of Medellin: Antioquia, Knowledge’ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Medellin and its Metropolitan Area: www.metropol.gov.co as www.metropol.gov.co) the largest appropriation model of Science and Technology in Colombia and Latin America, through intensive, productive and efficient use of ICT as an instrument of Open and and Collaborative Innovation. As a member of ENoLL, we want to share experiences, knowledge and methodologies with the existing network of Living Labs around the world through national and international collaborative work, involving all actors of society in the collaborative Department of Antioquia, with a joint organized multisectoral between the State, the productive sector, academia and civil society organizations, by highlighting the direct and collective participation of citizens, as the basis of a Living Lab model. References and Track Record Antioquia is leading the country in research. Research groups located throughout the department running 26% of research projects carried out at the national level. Of the 71 groups ranked by Colciencias as excellence in the country, 26 are in Medellin, 37% and 37%, 600 graduates in doctoral programs, 200 are located in Antioquia, 33%. This region showed greater connectivity and ICT infrastructure of the country, mainly over 4,350 public educational institutions, without having the private, all of which have com computers with Internet. Likewise, the growing boom in new businesses and strengthening of entrepreneurship throughout the department.

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