TInnGO tools

Andree Woodcock, Paul Magee, Hilda Christensen, Sinead Ouillon, Kat Gut, Janet Saunders, Nicola York

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The Horizon Europe 2020 TInnGO (Transport Innovation Gender Observatory) project1 aimed to facilitate the inclusion of women and underrepresented groups in smart mobility. Globally women form under 30% of the transport workforce. Significantly their travel needs are not met by current transport provision, despite evidence of different journeys and mobility concerns. Little research has been conducted on the inclusion of minority groups (such as those from BAME (Black, Asian, Minority and Ethnic communities and those with disabilities) – but a similar, if not poorer picture is likely. The design of future smart mobility is further skewed by the predominance of male transport designers and engineers.
The living lab approach has been shown to be effective in addressing mobility challenges. However, work with student designers and other stakeholders has highlighted barriers in the understanding and application of key underpinning concepts such as sustainability, diversity, intersectionality and empathy which might impede co-creation which may reduce design opportunities. To address this, TinnGO developed a series of tools to guide co-creation activities to increase empathy, understanding and use of intersectionality and design against UN Sustainable Development Goals for gender equality and sustainability.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the OpenLivingLab Days Conference 2022
Subtitle of host publication“The city as a Lab, but now for real!" Re-working open innovation environments for inclusive, green and digital transition through emerging technologies
Number of pages16
ISBN (Electronic)9789464668605
Publication statusPublished - 21 Sept 2022
EventOpenLivingLab Days Conference 2022 - Turin, Italy
Duration: 20 Sept 202222 Sept 2022


ConferenceOpenLivingLab Days Conference 2022


  • intersectionality
  • sustainability
  • empathy
  • gender equality,
  • transport
  • participatory methods


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