By Gabriele Bammer
This is part of a series of occasional “synthesis blog posts” drawing together insights across blog posts on related topics.
What is required for effective co-creation, especially between researchers and stakeholders? In particular, what contributes to a productive environment for co-creation? And what considerations are relevant for deciding who to involve?
Twelve blog posts which have addressed these issues are discussed. Bringing those insights together provides a richer picture of how to achieve effective co-creation.
What makes a productive environment for co-creation?
A good starting point is to be working in an environment and organizational culture that support co-creation and to have sufficient financial, personnel and other resources, as pointed out by Kit Macleod and Arnim Wiek.
Dialogue-based processes are often an important part of co-creation and they need to be established as a generative space, focused on synergy, not conflict.