Carina Veeckman

Carina Veeckman
Carina holds  a bachelor degree in Communication Management (PR & events, Artevelde, 2006) and a master degree in Communication Sciences (New Media and Society, Ghent University, 2011).

Since 2011, Carina is working in the user research department of iMinds-SMIT. She is active in different user-oriented projects; and her main expertise is within the domain of Living Labs.

Until March 2013, Carina was responsible for the living lab methodology within the Flemish Living Lab Platform (FLELLAP), which included numerous projects within the smart grids, smart media, and smart cities domains with a test panel of 2,000 users. Her current research and interests are related to open data and the co-creation of mobile applications within a smart city context, and the willingness to
share location information when using these applications.

For the moment she is involved in the following projects: Citadel.. On the move, SoloMIDEM, OTN & Bring-me (Ertzberg).


Organisation Project Publication
Privacy in location-based social networks: privacy scripts & user practices (2015)

Privacy in location-based social networks: Researching the interrelatedness of scripts and usage (2014)

The City as Living Laboratory: A Playground for the Innovative Development of Smart City Applications (2014)

Barriers present in Living Labs: Lessons learned from ICT Living Labs in Flanders (2014)

Location-sharing applications and information privacy: Examining users' willingness to share location information (2014)

Assessing Participatory Governance in the City - The Intersection of Toolkits, Local Knowledge and Multiple Participations in Athens and Ghent. (2014)

Drivers For End-users’ Collaboration In Participatory Innovation Development And Living Lab Processes (2014)

Designing for Participatory Governance: Assessing Capabilities and Toolkits in Public Service Delivery (2014)

Designing for Participatory Governance: assessing capabilities and toolkits in public service delivery (2014)

Uit passie of voor de poen? Een exploratie van gebruikersmotivaties voor deelname aan innovatie onderzoek in Living Labs (2014)

Linking Living Lab Characteristics and Their Outcomes: Towards a Conceptual Framework. (2013)

Uncovering users’ location privacy concerns: When, where and with whom are users willing to share location information? (2013)

Why collaborate in long-term innovation research? An exploration of user motivations in Living Labs (2013)

Living labs as quasi-experiments: results from the Flemish LeYLab (2013)

Characteristics and Their Outcomes in Living Labs: A Flemish-Finnish Case Study (2013)

Mobimeter: A report on the adoption and use of mobile media technologies in Flanders. (2013)

Living up the Lab: Exploring and Co-Designing an online cycle route planner through Ethnographic Tools and Co-Creation within a Flemish ICT-Living Lab (2013)

Crowdsourcing the City? Dynamic Planning Tools in Local and Open Urban Services (2013)

The impact of the organizational setup of Living Labs on the innovation process: a case study between different Living Lab approaches in Flanders (2012)