Medellin – Laboratorios de creaciòn (creation labs)

Credits: Foto: Secretaría de Desarrollo de Económico de Medellín.
Country Colombia
City Medellin
Name Laboratorios de creaciòn (creation labs)
Date 2014
Description of the project Creation Laboratories are spaces where ideas are born, incubated and started. They are factories to focus talent and enrich. Knowledge through creative practice, the use of high-tech tools and the expert advice of a group of professionals. There, with free access to the use of advanced technological infrastructure, will produce ingenious answers to daily problems; Giving body and use to the ideas that are in the minds of citizens.

Laboratories of Creation arise in the important cultural context in which Medellin is transformed using the minds of its own inhabitants and its ancestral capacity to take new paths. In this historical context, innovation and technology are not something exclusive to the academy, companies or the State, but, mainly, it is the citizenship the call to take the reins of its destiny and to be part of this transformation. At a time when the city of Medellin intends to be the most innovative in the country, a true culture of innovation is the path chosen by its Inhabitants to reach this historic goal, in the laboratories of Creation hatch the ideas that will transform tomorrow.
Innovation is not only for scientists and researchers. Housewives, students, teachers and community leaders, among others, were among the 85 people who participated in Creation Laboratories, an initiative led by Ruta N to promote the social appropriation of technologies

Urban Co-Governance Moderate
Enabling State Weak
Pooling Moderate
Experimentalism Weak
Tech Justice Weak
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June 8, 2018