Rural Living Lab for innovation in rural internal territories in Campania (RULAB)

Azienda Agricola Alburni Natura
Azienda Agricola Taverna Setteventi di Grasso Oto
Cantina Sociale La Guardiense sca
Fondazione Giacomo Brodolini (IT)
Meridiana Italia srl,
Lead Partner
Fondazione Medes

RULAB project wants to represent a pilot for a new organizational model that will contribute to underline innovation’s potential from Campania areas, and it will connect those areas with external innovation’s ecosystem. It will be followed Living Lab model: a rural lab in which agriculture economy and innovation will co-exist and they will engage with different stakeholders, such as: 
1. Mentoring targets; 

2. Companies from the local territories; 

3. Representatives of consumers and civil society 


The project is structured in different yet connected activities, starting from territories’ needs mapping and projects’ support definition, paying particular attention to: 

  • Coworking spaces; 

  • Open innovation centres related to rurality; 

  • Local and global sites for events; 

  • Rural start-up incubators; 

  • Mentoring and project financing; 

  • Workshops in which prototyping possible innovations