The CO-Cities Series: #2 Reggio Emilia

  The city of Reggio nell’Emilia (better known as Reggio Emilia), located in the hearth of Emilia Romagna, counts a population of 172.000 inhabitants. 27.000 of them are involved in activities promoting social cohesion. These numbers, which highlight the existence of a strong social capital, help us understand the peculiarity of the approach adopted by […]

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It is time for FORUM PA 2017

What is the role that public administrations should – and must – have in the creation of a new economic development paradigm able to generate sustainable and equitable wellbeing? This question will be at the heart of the series of conferences and workshops organized within the framework of FORUM PA 2017, which will take place […]

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Call for practice – “Nice to meet you G7!”

Economic, environmental and social sustainability in the field of transports and infrastructure are at the center of the new call for practice “Nice to meet you G7!”, launched by ItaliaCamp with the support of the Italian Minister of Transport and Infrastructures. The call, which develops within the framework of the Italian presidency of the G7, […]

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Conference in Bergamo -The new law of public contracts

The conference “Il nuovo codice dei contratti. Strumenti a disposizione delle Pubbliche Amministrazioni nella relazione con le imprese ordinarie e le imprese cooperative” (The new contracts code. Instruments for the Public Administrations in relation to ordinary and cooperative enterprises) will take place in Bergamo on Friday the 12th of May 2017. The event, which is mainly […]

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Attraversando la crisi – Innovazione e vita quotidiana

The PRIN conference “Attraversando la crisi, Innovazione e vita quotidiana” (Through the crisis, innovation and everyday life) will take place on Friday the 12th of May 2017 at Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Milan. The event, organized by the Sociology Department and by the research center Modacult, will be an occasion to present and discuss the research “Pratiche sostenibili di vita […]

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Digital Economy and democracy, a dialogue on social inclusion

On March 23rd-25th, LabGov took part in the Brussels Forum, the annual high-level meeting of the most influential North American and European political, corporate, and intellectual leaders aiming at addressing pressing challenges currently facing both sides of the Atlantic. Between the participants were heads of state, senior officials from the European Union institutions and the […]

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Families and Tribes – A semiotic reading of the business incubation world

  A semiotic reading of the business incubation world, towards a model of collaborative incubation between small ecosystems. This article originally appeared in Italian on Doppiozero.  Since a few years something interesting has been observed around the word “incubation”. Metaphorology scholars define it as “catachresis”. As happens (happened) to the Italian locution “la gamba del […]

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Turin, towards the Co-City!

On Friday the 31st of March 2017, the city of Turin will host an event to launch the project Co-City, developed by ANCI, the City of Turin, Turin University, FirstLife and Rete delle case di Quartiere. The Co-City project, developed within the framework of the European program Urban Innovative Action (UIA), aims at experimenting innovative solutions to regenerate […]

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LabGov in Croatia: “4th Conference on Good Economy” and “Good City for All” Seminar

There is one kind of economy which is good: it is the economy which supports the quality of life of the whole community, creates the abundance of possibilities and opportunities needed to satisfy our needs without hurting others, embraces responsibility and nourishes solidarity. It is the economy which uses and shares the resources fairly, which […]

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