Turkey’s first living lab on information and communication technologies

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Why Başakşehir?


Başakşehir is one of 39 districts of Istanbul. With its population of 380.000, it is located on the European side of Istanbul and covers a large area of 104 km2.

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What is a Living Lab?

A Living Lab is an environment in which any development in a field of study can be tested and applied with real users in a real life environment.

These environments can be cities, universities, public parks, agricultural lands etc. The environment needed is selected depending on the product in development.

There are various techniques and methods used in order to develop products in Living-Lab environments. While these methods are used in order to get the results of higher level researches, techniques in question are specific procedures that are used in order to gather data.


Neighboring Visit of Basaksehir Living Lab

Neighboring Visit of Basaksehir Living Lab

Başakşehir Living Lab-General Coordinator Ömer Onur and Başakşehir Municipality-IT Manager Bekir Selçuk Temel visited Thess-AHALL Thessaloniki Active & Healthy Aging Living Lab. This meeting has resulted in good cooperation opportuinities.