Open Innovation in Rio
The Crowdicity website reported that the Mayor of Rio de Janeiro, Eduardo Paes, needed to find a proactive way to involve citizens in the preparation and planning of the Olympic Games, with the aim of delivering legacy projects to meet the needs of the population I.n a bold change to the way in which government consultations are usually formed, the RIO government launched ‘The Agora Rio’. Named after the citizen gatherings in Ancient Greece and the birthplace of modern democracy, this Crowdicity based open innovation forum was opened to all of Rio’s citizens. This gave them the opportunity to put forward their views and ideas of what the city needed to ensure the long term benefits of hosting the Olympic Games.
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