Innovation starts at a local level, driven by entrepreneurs who solve the problems that are right in front of them. A city provides an endless supply of areas to improve upon but it can be difficult to know where to start.
Several cities are creating Living Labs, which are platforms to streamline and integrate technology applications. A secondary but equally important benefit is that they provide a rallying place for businesses large and small along with other public and private sector stakeholders. A Living Lab is a roadmap for innovators to create, connect and collaborate.