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Learning Grounds for Conviviality

Learning Grounds for Conviviality

Some friction is a natural feature of public spaces, even a good sign. Parks and libraries are ideal places for learning how to live with difference. By Tommi Laitio Restrooms and comic books.  Irrigation and irritation. Dates and disagreements.  Boilers and...

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Learning Grounds for Conviviality

Learning Grounds for Conviviality

Some friction is a natural feature of public spaces, even a good sign. Parks and libraries are ideal places for learning how to live with difference. By Tommi Laitio Restrooms and comic books.  Irrigation and irritation. Dates and disagreements.  Boilers and...

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Current News

Current News

Is Your Innovation Lab on the Map? Join the Research

Is Your Innovation Lab on the Map? Join the Research

Since the 1990s innovation efforts, teams, and staff have grown exponentially, but just how large is the public innovation field? You can help update the answers.  To date, 119 innovation units are being tracked from the global South to Asia, according to a...

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Can You Believe It? BCPI Celebrates One Since Our Launch 

Can You Believe It? BCPI Celebrates One Since Our Launch 

Last week, we spent several days at CityLab, hosted by Bloomberg Philanthropies and the Aspen Institute. We had the special opportunity to co-host the Chief Innovators Studio and several other events with global mayors and government leaders. It was incredible to...

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New Research: Early Insights into Global Innovation Efforts

New Research: Early Insights into Global Innovation Efforts

Public innovation’s exponential growth in the last decade has helped bring to life a range of new, effective solutions in government – from the response to COVID-19 to reimagining parks and libraries. How are innovative leaders challenging systems? What does boundary...

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The Sense of the City

The Sense of the City

Bloomberg Public Innovation Fellow Tommi Laitio writes about his research and the challenge and opportunity of living in a city.

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