Co-creation Hub Nigeria, the brain behind Tech-In series and Social Innovation Camp Nigeria, has just announced its plan to launch CcHUB in Nigeria. According to the information made available to us, CcHUB will be the first open living lab and pre-incubation space being designed to be a multi-functional and multi-purpose space where work to catalyze creative social tech ventures take place.
The HUB will be a place for technologists, social entrepreneurs, government, tech companies, impact investors and hackers in and around Lagos to co-create new solutions to the many social problems in Nigeria.
CcHub seeks to achieve the following:
- facilitate creative thinking and collaborative problem solving
- encourage technology innovation for improved social accountability in Nigeria
- incubate novel tech ideas that promotes good governance/provision of public services
- encourage shared accountability between technologist & innovators
- serve as a living lab for prototyping and testing socially minded tech toolsbuild new skills and competencies
- connect, share, create and find expertise
The Hub will act as a cushy nest designed to accelerate the successful development of social tech ventures through an array of business support resources and services, developed and orchestrated by the hub management and offered both in the space and through our network of partners. The Hub will also try to network stakeholders from diverse walks of life and also encourage social accountability through
- social creativity
- activating knowledge networks
- harnessing resources and imagination across society not just within public service professions and institutions
The Hub will be located right in the middle of churches, schools, police stations, bars, typical Lagos market, popular bus stops and eateries and is a 182sqm open space.
The Hub will be powered by 10mbps connection and have the following facilities:
- a mobile application testing lab,
- dialogue café,
- a demo unit,
- thought shower corners and
- comfortable co-working space
Visit the CcHUB website for more information about the latest living lab in Nigeria.