Digital Platform for User Involvement

User involvement tool PATIO offers companies, organizations and research groups an easy way to involve users in the development of products and services. It enables to collect user experiences and needs as well as to co-innovate with users anywhere and anytime. PATIO enables interaction with users through various methods such as online discussion, surveys and different types of diaries (video, text, photo).

Patio has 800 + registered users, who have been utilized for 100+ conducted product of service development activities.

PATIO is open for everyone and it is the world’s first combination of a Citizens Forum and Living Lab activities. PATIO has been originally developed in the EU funded Tomorrow’s Service Society Project of the City of Oulu, and further developed in the MAINIO project (2012-2014). Currently PATIO is developed within 6Aika Strategy Open Innovation Platforms program (2015-2018).

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