oPEN Lab

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Method of rehabilitation of urban areas throughout Europe through multidisciplinary activities developed in three living open innovation laboratories.

Three Living labs in the cities of Genk (BE), Pamplona (ES) and Tartu (EE) will test combinations of different technologies and close-to-market services and study their performance as a single operating system. The UPV/EHU collaborates on issues related to social innovation (co-creation), energy efficiency and circularity in buildings, LCA, AR and VR, digitization and improvement of workflows and prefabrication,…

Dates: October 2021 – March 2026


The objective of the project is to identify and test replicable and commercially viable solutions that allow the implementation of energetically positive neighborhoods in existing urban contexts. In line with the objective of the European Union to be climate neutral by 2050.


Organizations: 33 partner entities from different European countries: Spain, Belgium, Holland, Switzerland, Germany, Estonia, Greece.