After having established a functioning innovation ecosystem, the relationships and trust of the COP members grow. The local community of practice concentrate (more) on creating community-centered initiatives.
In this context, the COP maturing phase is about co-creating local projects and community-based interventions to improve the healthy lifestyle of the local citizens. At the same time, the local COP may grow in size and scope.
The maturing phase is when most innovations emerge. It is when local action and innovative projects are co-created and embedded into the local community setting.
In order to foster the innovation environment and CBI, the creation and running of a Yanuz Makerspace Concept is of great help.
The following tools provide change agents and members of a COP with background information and tools to foster co-creation and local project implementation.
The backbone for social innovation is realized. Now it’s time to co-create, implement, and grow.