We work with people to solve
complex social challenges
Living Lab UB is the University of Barcelona‘s Social Innovation Laboratory,
which offers innovative solutions through a user-centred methodology
based on the active involvement of all social agents
—companies, clients/users, the administration, and UB researchers—
What we do
How we work
At Living Lab UB we set up a multidisciplinary team of UB research staff
for each challenge, engaging the relevant actors, and creating an experimental environment
where they can explore, co-create, and evaluate according to the needs of the project.
Living Lab UB has the best human, material, and knowledge resources for tackling social challenges:
Over 6,000 researchers
Supported by the prestige of the UB, the leading research university in Spain
The experience of the Bosch i Gimpera Foundation in managing knowledge transfer
Facilities and tools
Research facilities and tools suitable for social research
Featuring a double approach – innovative and educational – to generate more social impact
CRISH, training for healthcare professionals
Are you looking for an innovative solution to a social challenge in your company or institution?
Contact us at email@example.com and we will advise you.
We offer an innovative methodology focused on your users and clients
Some of our experts
«A Living Lab offers exceptional, comprehensive, rigorous, impacting, and socially consensual results».
«They are useful in contemporary social challenges that require the involvement of a community of users».
«Collaboration between stakeholders is an essential feature».
Socio-economic impact analysis
«Data must be analysed in order to draw conclusions and to be able to act in an informed way».