How we got here: from labs working solo to a learning network.

The birth of public innovation labs

Various events, conferences and meetups: Lab retreat after the LabWorks conference at Nesta (London, 2015); informal meeting with GovLab, Nesta, La 27e Région and MindLab (Copenhagen, 2015); Design for Europe symposium by La 27e Région (Paris, 2015); Estado Futuro conference by Laboratorio de Gobierno (Santiago, 2016); States of Change faculty meeting at Nesta (London, 2016); Edge of Government pavilion by MBRCGI at the World Government Summit (Dubai, 2017)
UNDP’s Innovation Journey (2012–2016)

The rise of innovation networks

The National Meeting of Chile’s Innovadores Publicos (Santiago, December 2017)
Istanbul Innovation Days 2017

Planting the seeds for UNDP’s Accelerator Lab Network….

“…build a movement that needs new political capital and a very different set of alliances — as well as possibly new skills and competencies — to address the step change in the type of challenges governments are facing that underline a class of issues underpinning the Sustainable Development Goals.

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Building the world’s largest learning network around development challenges. 91 Labs in 115 countries. http://acceleratorlabs.undp.org/

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UNDP Accelerator Labs

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Building the world’s largest learning network around development challenges. 91 Labs in 115 countries. http://acceleratorlabs.undp.org/

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