Robots in Elderly Care: A Lahti Living Lab case study

        The interest in using various digital technologies, including service robots, is increasing in elderly care. Technological solutions aim to cope with the challenge of growing imbalance between the amount of caregivers and care receivers. Technology use …

Robots and the Future of Welfare Services (ROSE)

ROSE (Robots and the Future of Welfare Services) is a research project funded by Strategic Research Council of Academy of Finland. It started in October 2015. The principal objective of this project is to assess the potential of service robots …

Smart Cities in Smart Regions 2016 Conference – Call for Papers open till February 14!

Smart Cities in Smart Regions international Conference is organized by the Lahti University of Applied Sciences in co-operation with number of international, national and regional partners including University of Helsinki, Aalto University and Lappeenranta University of Technology. The Conference is …

CleanAcceptance – project explores energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies in housing from consumer perspective

This project contributes to the development of sustainable, low-carbon community. CleanAcceptance –project aims at understanding consumers values, needs and value creation process concerning low-carbon related technologies in housing. This is explored with people in different situations of life: students, adults …

Innovation book for social enterprises

Social entrepreneurship has become a ‘hot topic’ at the European and global level as well as in countries such as the UK, Denmark and Italy. They are ahead of Finland in utilization of such enterprises. Due to, e.g., population ageing, …

Co-creation of public services – The Tooth Troll Story

The Tooth Troll project started with the question why a remarkable part of teenagers do not come to the dentist appointment (i.e. “no show-problem”). Understanding the experience of young customers and oral health care professionals and – based on that …

Call for Papers – Participatory Innovation Conference 2013, 18-20 June, Lahti, Finland

Call for Papers – PARTICIPATORY INNOVATION CONFERENCE 2013, 18-20 June, Lahti, Finland The 3rd Participatory Innovation Conference, PIN-C will be held in Lahti, Finland on 18-20 June 2013. Organised jointly by Lappeenranta University of Technology, Lahti School of Innovation (LUT …