TRINNO: after six years the consortium is back in Barcelona

The 28th and 29th June TRINNO project partners and their stakeholders gathered in Barcelona, Spain, for third Interregional Learning Event of the additional activities.

On first day, we had the opportunity to visit Ca I’Alier and BIT Habitat. We got acquainted with Grants for Innovation that BIT Habitat is offering, the Urban Challenges initiative and the recently launched Urban Innovation Laboratory, presented by Isabella Longo (BIT Habitat projects director).

Afternoon visit led us to Citilab, a centre that, for 2 decades, acts as a Citizen Laboratory, working under Living Lab concept to democratize social and digital innovation. Citilab is involving citizens, entrepreneurs and start-ups. We were introduced by Javier González, Managing Director, and Roser Santamaria, Project Manager.

On second day TRINNO’s workshop was dedicated to policy change proposals presentations. We also learned from the experiences of Creacció, the city of Vic local development agency, presented by Núria Macià, (Creacció Director) and discovered the IE SMARTY project, presented by Sergio Martinez (Generalitat de Catalunya).

All project regions presented their final proposals for policy change and expected next activities, together with involved stakeholders. Project will conclude at the end of September 2022, stay tuned for final results.